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Inogen lines up strong 2016


GOLETA, Calif. – The second quarter went so well for Inogen that the manufacturer and provider of portable oxygen concentrators has increased its guidance for the year.

GCE enters U.S. POC market


DALLAS – GCE Group has entered the U.S. and Canadian homecare markets with its GCE Healthcare range of respiratory care products. Effective immediately, the GCE portable oxygen concentrators under the Zen-O brand will be marketed to U.S. and Canadian customers.

Short takes: RRI, DeRoyal


St. Louis, Miss.-based Responsive Respiratory Inc. has published its new oxygen solutions catalog for 2016.

Inogen faces fears head-on


GOLETA, Calif. – Inogen on Monday provided additional full-year guidance for next year, perhaps in a move to quell fears surrounding the national rollout of competitive bidding pricing on Jan. 1, 2016.

Drive Medical’s pure play


Editor’s note: This is the third in a series of stories about transfilling technology.

Conventional 02: 'It's declining, not dying'


Handling the traditional oxygen side of the respiratory business is likely to be a shrinking segment for most home medical equipment providers.

Providers debate CMNs, templates

‘I think asking the physician to fill out anything is not helpful’

YARMOUTH, Maine – While respiratory providers say they might support doing away with CMNs for oxygen, some aren’t sure about the potential for an electronic clinical template to replace them.

Bill paves way for oxygen providers


MADISON, Wis. – Gov. Scott Walker has signed into law a bill that allows HME providers to provide home oxygen therapy without a pharmacist on staff.

DME MAC releases oxygen, CPAP review data


HINGHAM, Mass. – NHIC found a 44% denial rate for oxygen and oxygen equipment as part of a review of claims filed between Jan. 1, 2014, and March 31, 2014.