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The Netflix effect: Adults give up sleep to binge-watch

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11/06/2019

DARIEN, Ill. – A “whopping” 88% of American adults have lost sleep due to binge-watching a TV show or streaming series, according to the results of a new survey from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.

Philips sleep headband takes flight

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06/18/2019

AMSTERDAM, the Netherlands – The SmartSleep Deep Sleep Headband from Royal Philips will be used in research funded by the Translational Research Institute for Space Health (TRISH), a virtual institute empowered by the NASA Human Research Program, for two studies evaluatin

In brief: Supplier numbers decline, Kansas Medicaid proposes rate cut

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01/11/2019

WASHINGTON – The number of DMEPOS suppliers furnishing rate-adjusted items in non-bid areas decreased 11% in 2017, according to a new study from the Government Accounting Office.

POCs on the rise, survey finds

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06/29/2018

BOSTON – HME providers will continue to increase adoption of portable oxygen concentrators, to the tune of about 30% over the next 12 months, according to a 2Q 2018 survey on oxygen and sleep trends from Needham & Co.

VGM helps protect sleep contract

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03/29/2018

WATERLOO, Iowa – The VGM Group has helped providers in Maryland, Washington, D.C., and Virginia beat back CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield’s plans to reduce the number of providers in its network that are authorized to provide CPAP equipment.

The princess slept very well, thank you!

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Monday, July 24, 2017

In the game of life, it’s not uncommon to receive congratulations when someone learns you’ve bought a new house or car. This, despite the idea—at least to me—that I am also being congratulated on incurring debt that I will be making monthly payments on for (gulp) years.

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Sleep providers report volume increases, price declines

ResMed, Philips flow generators are neck and neck
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06/20/2017

NEW YORK – Sleep patient volume grew 4.4% in the last 12 months and is expected to grow 5.1% in the next 12 months, according to respondents to the second quarter 2017 HME Sleep and Oxygen Survey conducted by Needham and HME News.

Keeping Pace with new CEO at MedBridge

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03/27/2017

Throughout his long healthcare career, Ghentry Pace has seen the direct correlation between quality patient care and strong financial performance.

Philips, ResMed highlight research on World Sleep Day

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03/17/2017

AMSTERDAM, the Netherlands – Adults recognize that sleep is important, but they still prioritize other things in their lives over sleep, according to a new international survey published by Royal Philips on World Sleep Day.

ResMed launches new company

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01/06/2017

SAN DIEGO – ResMed has teamed up with Dr. Mehmet Oz and Pegasus Capital Advisors to launch SleepScore Labs, a new company focused on helping people understand and improve their sleep.

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