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CPAP systems evolve to meet demand

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05/23/2017

Greater public awareness of obstructive sleep apnea, ongoing technological advancements and stronger patient compliance are all contributing factors in the continued viability of the sleep therapy industry, market specialists say.

Study: ASV improves compliance

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04/07/2017

SAN DIEGO – Patients with obstructive sleep apnea who develop central sleep apnea are more compliant when they switch from CPAP to adaptive servo-ventilation, according to a new study.

Routine OSA screenings not necessarily necessary

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01/26/2017

YARMOUTH, Maine – There isn’t enough evidence to support routine screenings for obstructive sleep apnea says the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.

Untreated sleep apnea has economic impact

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10/21/2016

The economic burden of undiagnosed obstructive sleep apnea is nearly $150 billion dollars, according to a new study from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.

Study: OSA common in Type 1 diabetics

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09/20/2016

YARMOUTH, Maine – Obstructive sleep apnea is common in people with Type 1 diabetes, especially those who have had the disease for a long time, says a study reported on Medscape.com.

Report: Untreated sleep apnea costs billions

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08/17/2016

DARIEN, Ill. – Undiagnosed obstructive sleep apnea costs nearly $150 billion annually in the United States, according a new report commissioned by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.

Untreated sleep apnea increases crash risk

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03/30/2016

MORRIS, Minn. – Commercial truck drivers with untreated obstructive sleep apnea crash five times more often than those without sleep apnea, according to a new study from the University of Minnesota.

In brief: Clock ticks on MPP, MAC outlines responsibilities

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10/25/2013

WASHINGTON – All eyes in Washington, D.C., last week may have been on the Affordable Care Act and the website that couldn’t, but that didn’t stop stakeholders from meeting with legislative staffers to get a sense of what the industry might accomplish before the end of the year.

Infosys, NovaSom speed up sleep apnea diagnostics

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01/14/2013

BANGALORE, India and GLEN BURNIE, Md. – NovaSom’s new cloud-based portal, designed by Infosys, will reduce the time from test completion to report generation for sleep apnea diagnosis by two days, according to a joint press release.