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3B debuts CPAP cleaner


WINTER HAVEN, Fla. – 3B Medical has launched 3B Lumin, a cleaner for CPAP masks and supplies, it announced today.

SoClean, so global

‘2018 is all about international expansion,’ says CEO Robert Wilkins

OXFORD, Mass. – SoClean and its CPAP cleaning and sanitizing device have a new majority controller.

DW Healthcare Partners, a healthcare-focused private equity firm based in Toronto, now owns a little more than 50% of the company.

Increased awareness buoys ResMed’s growth


SAN DIEGO – ResMed posted double-digit growth across the device and mask product categories for the second quarter of fiscal year 2018.

SoClean scales with investment backing


OXFORD, Mass. – SoClean, which makes CPAP sanitizing devices, has secured investment backing from DW Healthcare Partners. The funding will allow SoClean, which quadrupled sales in 2017, to scale the company, according to a press release.

ResMed posts ‘strong’ double-digit growth


SAN DIEGO – ResMed reported revenues of $523.7 million for the first quarter ended Sept. 30, 2017, a 13% increase compared to the same period of the prior year. It reported a net income of $86.1 million, a 13% increase.

German court sides with ResMed


SAN DIEGO – ResMed says that a Munich District Court has decided that its AirSense 10 and AirCurve 10 CPAP devices and its Lumis ventilators, along with their humidifiers, do not infringe a Fisher & Paykel short-term patent, StreetInsider reports.

Studies: COPD deaths increase, CPAP therapy improves with support from partner


In 2015, 3.2 million people died from COPD worldwide, an increase of 11.6% compared to 1990, according to an article published in the journal The Lancet.

House questions CPAP bundling program


WASHINGTON – A bipartisan group in the House of Representatives is circulating a congressional sign-on letter that asks CMS to delay a CPAP bundling pilot program from the next round of competitive bidding.

Video makes patients more likely to stick with CPAP


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.

CPAP helps keep COPD patients out of hospitals, study shows


TUCSON, Ariz. – Although PAP therapy is associated with a reduction in hospitalization for COPD patients, more than 92% of patients are not receiving the therapy, according to a recently published study funded by Royal Philips. The retrospective study, led by Dr.