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Study: Hospitals can help diagnose sleep apnea


SAN DIEGO – A ResMed-funded study makes the case for hospitals screening patients for sleep apnea before they’re discharged to improve their chances of long-term survival.

Wearables can help predict hypertension, sleep apnea


SAN FRANCISCO – Off-the-shelf wearables and a multi-task deep learning algorithm are “surprisingly good” predictors of hypertension and sleep apnea, researchers at the University of California at

NJ train operators screened for sleep disorders


HOBOKEN N.J. – NJ Transit has taken 44 train engineers out of service until they meet treatment requirements for sleep apnea, according to NJ Transit screened 373 engineers for sleep disorders.

Sommetrics enters Canadian market


SAN DIEGO – Sommetrics has partnered with AvantSleep to distribute its sleep apnea therapy system, aerSleep, to Canadians diagnosed with OSA.

Senators introduce sleep testing bill


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

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


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


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


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