PHILADELPHIA – Early diagnosis and treatment of sleep apnea may reduce six-month readmissions for patients hospitalized with heart failure, according to research recently published online by the American Journal of Cardiology.
REYKJAVIK, Iceland – Össur and Ottobock have joined forces to fund breakthrough research in mind-controlled prosthetic limbs. The companies have contributed a combined $1 million to the Össur and Ottobock Research Trust Fund at the University of Iceland.
NEW YORK – The HME industry has a lot going for it, including a rapidly aging population, but that may not be enough to offset increased Medicare and Medicaid regulations, according to a new report from IBISWorld.
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.
WASHINGTON –Congress has instructed the Department of Defense (DOD) to invest $10 million to research orthotics and prosthetics outcomes and support educational advances, according to the American Orthotic & Prosthetic Association (AOPA).