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Oxygen patients are worse off, report finds

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12/11/2018

NEW YORK – A new report published in the December Annals of the American Thoracic Society highlights the problems many patients with lung disease experience in getting and using supplemental oxygen.

Philips consolidates manufacturing

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11/13/2018

KENNESAW, Ga. – Philips is taking steps to consolidate and transfer manufacturing, R&D operations and related business functions from its facility in Kennesaw, Ga.

The process will continue through the end of 2019, the company says.

Reliable Respiratory ‘quarterbacks’ its path to success

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06/15/2018

NORWOOD, Mass. – Reliable Respiratory no longer considers itself a DME company, a mindset it is using as it ramps up growth, says Eric Mongeau, vice president of sales and marketing.

CMS taps CPAP, oxygen for documentation pilot

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05/25/2018

WASHINGTON – The ears of HME providers perked up during last week’s AAHomecare Washington Legislative Conference, when CMS’s Melanie Combs-Dyer said the agency was working on a documentation requirement lookup service for prescribing providers.

OIG: Access to oxygen, enteral supplies not impeded

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05/24/2018

WASHINGTON – Round 2 of Medicare’s competitive bidding program does not appear to have impacted access to oxygen or enteral supplies for most beneficiaries, according to two new reports from the Office of Inspector General.

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

Inogen lines up strong 2016

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08/12/2016

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

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07/08/2016

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.

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