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New study links non-adherence to CPAP therapy to hospital readmissions

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02/23/2018

DARIEN, Ill. – Non-adherence to CPAP therapy is significantly associated with increased 30-day hospital readmissions, according to a study of patients with obstructive sleep apnea published in the Feb. 15 issue of Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine.

Study: Hospitals can help diagnose sleep apnea

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01/03/2018

SAN DIEGO – A ResMed-funded study makes the case for hospitals screening patients for sleep apnea before they’re discharged to improve their chances of long-term survival.

Telemonitoring improves CPAP adherence, study finds

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09/12/2017

SAN DIEGO – The use of CPAP telemonitoring with automated feedback messaging improved 90-day adherence in patients with obstructive sleep apnea, according to a ResMed-supported

CPAP helps keep COPD patients out of hospitals, study shows

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07/12/2017

TUCSON, Ariz. – Although PAP therapy is associated with a reduction in hospitalization for COPD patients, more than 92% of patients are not receiving the therapy, according to a recently published study funded by Royal Philips. The retrospective study, led by Dr.

ResMed studies connect the dots on central sleep apnea

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05/23/2017

SAN DIEGO – People with treatment-emergent central sleep apnea (CSA) have a significantly greater risk of terminating CPAP therapy, according to a new ResMed-sponsored study presented on May 22 at the 2017 American Thoracic Society International Conference.

Long-term supplemental O2 has little affect on patients with stable COPD, study says

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10/27/2016

BALTIMORE – In patients with stable COPD, long-term supplemental oxygen does not result in a longer time to death or first hospitalization, nor does it provide sustained benefits regarding other measured outcomes, according to a recent study conducted by The Long-Term Oxy

Study shows self-monitoring tools make a difference, ResMed says

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10/25/2016

LOS ANGELES – More than 87% of CPAP users were compliant with their therapy when they used ResMed’s myAir and were monitored with AirView, according to the results of a study that will be presented at the CHEST annual meeting on Oct. 26.

Reimbursement doesn’t cover costs, study says

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10/20/2016

WASHINGTON – Medicare reimbursement rates cover, on average, only 88% of overall costs for companies providing HME products and services, according to a new study released yesterday by AAHomecare.

Combined therapy for COPD patients works, study says

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09/06/2016

LONDON – Adding home non-invasive ventilation to home oxygen therapy decreases the risk of re-hospitalization for COPD patients, according to a study presented this week at the 2016 European Respiratory Society International Congress.

Study casts doubt on impact of CPAP therapy on cardiovascular events

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08/30/2016

WALTHAM, Mass. – CPAP therapy plus usual care, versus usual care alone, does not prevent cardiovascular events in patients with moderate-to-severe obstructive sleep apnea and established cardiovascular disease, according to a study published Aug. 28 on the website of the New England Journal of Medicine.

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