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ABC Plus makes bid to revive neb-med biz

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12/14/2018

FORT PAYNE, Ala. – An increase in hospital readmissions for COPD patients could open the door for HME providers to re-enter a nebulizer medication market that has been dominated by national providers, says Marcus Kruk.

ResMed strengthens COPD play

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12/04/2018

SAN DIEGO – ResMed has entered into a definitive agreement to buy Propeller Health, a company that provides connected health solutions for people living with COPD and asthma, for $225 million.

Philips marks COPD ‘wins’

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11/15/2018

AMSTERDAM – Royal Philips has launched a global awareness campaign to celebrate everyday wins by COPD patients and their providers and caregivers.

Long-term oxygen therapy: Not so beneficial after all?

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10/10/2018

CHICAGO – Long-term oxygen therapy does not decrease the risk of hospitalization or increase life expectancy for patients with mild to moderate COPD, according to a new study from the Mayo Clinic.

Research backs use of myAirvo device for COPD, F&P says

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04/20/2018

AUCKLAND, New Zealand – Fisher & Paykel Healthcare says new research that has been published in the International Journal of COPD shows significant benefits of nasal high flow therapy for COPD patients using its myAirvo device.

ATS, ResMed award $100,000 grant for vent research

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02/13/2018

SAN DIEGO – Dr. Jeremy Orr of the University of California, San Diego, has been awarded the new ATS Foundation/ResMed Research Fellowship in Noninvasive Ventilation in COPD. Dr.

Mind the care gaps

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11/21/2017

ATLANTA– The healthcare market is moving quickly from fee-for-service to pay-for-performance, a trend that is leaving providers with a lack of both proven care models and cross team communication.

Philips launches COPD campaign featuring marathoner

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11/14/2017

AMSTERDAM – Royal Philips has launched a “global movement” to raise awareness for COPD ahead of World COPD Day on Nov. 15.

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

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08/18/2017

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.

CPAP helps keep COPD patients out of hospitals, study shows

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07/12/2017

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.

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