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Patterson Medical secures exclusive rights

July 7, 2015HME News Staff

WARRENVILLE, Ill. - Patterson Medical has entered into an exclusive distribution agreement with DJO Global to distribute the Chattanooga Fluidotherapy line of products. Effective July 1, Patterson Medical now serves as the sole supplier of the Fluidotherapy models for single extremity and double extremity use. Fluidotherapy is a dry heat therapy that transfers energy to soft tissues through suspended particles. In other news, Patterson Medical has announced that it was recently awarded the Supplier...

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Sleep apnea: It's better managed at home, study says

May 27, 2014HME News Staff

SAN DIEGO - Testing for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and initiating treatment with an APAP device at home vs. in a lab reduces costs and doesn't negatively impact clinical outcomes, according to a new study. The study, presented at the American Thoracic Society International Conference, May 16-21, in San Diego, enrolled 296 subjects, with roughly half beginning CPAP at home and the other half in a lab. Researchers found the cost of home testing was significantly lower than the cost of lab testing...

Cost, Research, Sleep Apnea, study, therapy

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