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F&P launches mask setup app


IRVINE, Calif. – Fisher & Paykel Healthcare has launched the F&P myMask, an app to guide obstructive sleep apnea patients who are new to CPAP therapy through the mask setup process.

Singular Sleep fills in-lab gap at home


JACKSONVILLE BEACH, Fla. – Due to the risk of COVID-19, in-lab studies are problematic right now, delaying appointments by months, says Joseph Krainin, president and founder of Singular Sleep.

Study: Increase physical activity, decrease risk of OSA


DARIEN, Ill. – Increased physical activity is associated with a lower risk of obstructive sleep apnea, according to a study* published online as an accepted paper in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine.

In brief: AAHomecare reaches out on Medicaid, LUCI launches


WASHINGTON —AAHomecare is working to get equitable treatment for HME suppliers who have been denied Medicaid-based relief.

Sleep pioneer passes away


STANFORD, Calif. – Dr. William Dement, a pioneer in sleep medicine and founder of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, died June 17.

Referral streams begin to return, sleep providers say

Remote patient monitoring, home sleep testing expected to lessen the impact of pandemic going forward

YARMOUTH, Maine – CPAP referrals dropped off when sleep labs temporarily closed at the peak of the coronavirus pandemic, but providers say things are picking back up.

When elective surgeries went away, so did many CPAP setups, says Jason Jones.

PAP compliance comes into sharper focus


The sleep therapy market continues to evolve with enhanced clinical awareness, better CPAP system technology and deeper understanding of obstructive sleep apnea and related disorders. The key to progress in efficacy and positive outcomes, sleep specialists say, remains patient compliance. The more patients who commit to using CPAP, the more benefits the industry generates.

Aeroflow partners with Itamar to expand sleep apnea solutions


ASHEVILLE, N.C. – Aeroflow Healthcare has contracted with Itamar Medical to add telemedicine services to its sleep apnea solutions. The relationship will increase patient access to home sleep testing using Itamar’s WatchPAT ONE single-use device.

Lunella streamlines sleep apnea diagnosis


PETERBOROUGH, N.H. – The newly launched Lunella could serve as a good referral source for HME companies providing CPAP devices, says CEO Bob Wilkins.

Oventus Medical gains traction in DME channel


BRISBANE, Australia – Oventus Medical, which makes oral devices to treat obstructive sleep apnea, has snagged a key contract in its quest to leverage the DME channel as part of its go-to-market strategy.