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Senators introduce sleep testing bill

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09/29/2017

WASHINGTON – A bill that seeks to require the Secretary of Transportation to implement a rule to test and treat commercial transportations workers for sleep apnea was introduced Sept. 28.

Poll: United on sleep screening, divided on regulation

‘Transportation workers should be screened, but (it shouldn’t be a) carte blanche,’ said one respondent
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09/15/2017

YARMOUTH, Maine – Requiring transportation workers to get screened for sleep apnea is a “no brainer,” say respondents to a recent HME Newspoll.

Study refines link between sleep apnea, other diseases

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09/05/2017

BALTIMORE – Untreated sleep apnea can contribute to a range of conditions associated with heart disease and diabetes, according to a new study conducted by Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers.

Lofty goals at Lofta

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09/01/2017

SAN DIEGO – New provider Jay Levitt wants to revolutionize the sleep therapy space with a streamlined path to treatment and “shockingly” good customer service.

EarlySense, SleepMed synch up technologies

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08/29/2017

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., and WALTHAM, Mass. – EarlySense and SleepMed have partnered to improve the detection of and treatment for obstructive sleep apnea.

Criticism piles up for decision to drop sleep testing

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08/25/2017

YARMOUTH, Maine – A regulation requiring sleep apnea testing for transportation workers recently fell victim to the Trump administration’s vow to slash federal regulations, but industry stakeholders say it’s not over yet.

SoClean surveys users

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07/27/2017

OXFORD, Mass. – CPAP sanitizing device company SoClean recently polled more than 300 customers about their experience with sleep apnea and CPAP.

Video makes patients more likely to stick with CPAP

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07/21/2017

DENVER – Sleep apnea patients were more likely to use their CPAP machines after watching video of themselves struggling to breathe, according to a new study led by Mark Aloia, Ph.D., a sleep expert at National Jewish Health in Denver.

SleepQuest buys Grove Medical

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07/11/2017

SAN CARLOS, Calif. – SleepQuest, a national provider of care management services for obstructive sleep apnea, has acquired Grove Medical Equipment in Anaheim, Calif. SleepQuest closed on the transaction on June 30 and began serving Grove Medical’s customers on July 1.

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