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O2 Concepts named top place to work


NEWTOWN, Conn. – O2 Concepts has been named one of the top 50 places to work in southern Connecticut. Employees ranked the company’s workplace extremely high in all areas of satisfaction as part of a survey by Hearst Connecticut Newspapers.

Inogen finishes strong in 2015

Company has two Ps to thank: private label sales and productivity

GOLETA, Calif. – Inogen’s core business remains direct-to-consumer sales, but the POC maker got a nice boost from domestic business-to-business sales in 2015.

ResMed to bring tech to bear on POC market


SAN DIEGO – ResMed plans to do for portable oxygen concentrators what it has done for CPAP machines. That is, make them connected devices that lower costs for HME providers and improve outcomes for patients.

In brief: Report cites spike in PAP use, Inogen sets IPO terms


WASHINGTON – The number of beneficiaries receiving PAP devices for a one-year time period grew 13%, while the total number of beneficiaries receiving all DMEPOS items during the same period fell 1%, according to a recently released comparative billing report.

FAA OKs three concentrators for inflight use


WASHINGTON – The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has given its stamp of approval for three more portable oxygen concentrators to be used on planes.

Oxygen delivery goes way of dinosaur


The “new normal” in Medicare oxygen might be the toughest business challenge respiratory providers have had to face in their history.

Inogen oxygen concentrator gets high marks


SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – The Inogen One G3 portable oxygen concentrator has been reviewed by a third-party testing service and named the top performer in several categories, according to a press release.

Sanomedics buys Prime Time Medical


MIAMI – Sanomedics International, a medical technology holding company, has acquired Prime Time Medical, a Largo, Fla.-based HME provider, for $3 million, according to a press release.

Inogen stares down Round 2

‘You have to play ball,’ says Scott Wilkinson

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – When CMS announced the payment amounts for Round 2 of competitive bidding, Inogen, which was “offered some contracts and accepted some contracts,” had some explaining to do, says Scott Wilkinson.

POCs: Not on the fringe much longer


When HME providers put pen to paper and figure out the higher costs of using a delivery vs. a non-delivery model to provide home oxygen therapy, they get it, says Tony Anzalone, vice president of marketing for InovaLabs.