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ResMed rides connected health wave overseas


SAN DIEGO – ResMed got a nice boost from Europe and Asia in the third quarter of fiscal year 2018, as growth in the U.S. slowed slightly.

Sleep patients have their say


WASHINGTON – Sleep apnea patients and their family members will share perspectives on living with the condition with Food and Drug Administration regulators, drug and medical device developers, and researchers, according to a release from the American Sleep Apnea Associat

ATS, ResMed launch fellowship


NEW YORK – The ATS Foundation and ResMed have partnered on a new fellowship in sleep-disordered breathing and PAP therapy. The ATS Foundation/ResMed Research Fellowship is made possible through a $100,000 contribution from ResMed.

Inspire Medical Systems sets terms for IPO


MINNEAPOLIS ­– Inspire Medical Systems plans to raise $75 million by offering 5 million shares at a price range of $14 to $16 as part of an initial public offering that it announced earlier t

Reporter's notebook: CPAP providers embrace group supports


A new group dedicated to sleep disorders could pack a lot of value for patients, say CPAP providers.

Drive DeVilbiss marks World Sleep Day


PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y. – Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare will recognize World Sleep Day on March 16 to raise awareness of the importance of sleep and the prevalence of undiagnosed sleep apnea specifically in Latin America.

Sleep apnea grows in rural areas


NEW YORK – Private insurance claims for sleep apnea increased by 911% between 2011 and 2014 in rural America, according to FAIR Health, a national, independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to bringing transparency to healthcare costs and health insurance information

In brief: Massachusetts moves to preferred supplier, Cooke & Burnell closes


BOSTON – The Medicaid program in Massachusetts has entered into a preferred supplier agreement for incontinence supplies with Geriatric Medical & Surgical Supply, according to a recent

Primary care physicians can manage apnea care


MINNEAPOLIS – Some sleep apnea patients may be able to manage their conditions with primary care providers, rather than sleep specialists, according to new research review from the Minneapolis VA Healthcare System and the University of Minnesota School of Medicine.

AASM recruits providers, patients


DARIEN, Ill. – The American Academy of Sleep Medicine has formed a new patient-focused membership organization, the American Alliance for Healthy Sleep, to improve the lives of sleep apnea sufferers through advocacy, education and support.