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O2 Concepts expands sales force


NEWTOWN, Conn. – O2 Concepts has expanded its U.S. sales team with the hire of Ken Abriola as president of domestic sales and with the promotion of John Lewis to national sales director. Abriola, who will manage all U.S.

Reporter's notebook: Oxygen, sleep providers turn to technology


As reimbursement continues to shrink, oxygen and sleep providers are increasingly turning to technology to make their businesses more efficient and their patients happier.

Pressures mount in sleep market


NEW YORK – HME providers report sleep patient volume is still growing, but not as much as in the past.

Inogen finishes strong


GOLETA, Calif. – Inogen reported revenues of $40.4 million for the fourth quarter of 2015, up 38.9% over the same period in 2014. Net income was $3.9 million, a 154% increase. The POC maker reported revenues of $159 million for all of 2015, up 41.3% compared to 2014.

Precision, Luxfer partner on EU distribution


NOTTINGHAM, England – Precision Medical has partnered with Luxfer Gas Cylinders to add portable oxygen concentrators to Luxfer’s product offerings in Europe.

ResMed makes play for oxygen market

‘We see an excellent opportunity,’ says Jim Hollingshead

SAN DIEGO – Manufacturers of oxygen therapy devices will soon have a new competitor: ResMed.

Providers slow to embrace POCs


YARMOUTH, Maine – The technology has become more ubiquitous, but some providers still aren’t comfortable using portable oxygen concentrators for long-term oxygen therapy, they say. 

Transfilling technology: Providers offer ground-level view

Editor’s note: This is the second in a series of stories about transfilling technology. Last week: Where’s the opportunity in transfilling technology?

YARMOUTH, Maine – The technology has been around for more than a decade, but there are still wild swings in provider opinion on transfilling.

Apria is the top provider of transfilling technology…for now

Monday, June 29, 2015

I’m working on a story about oxygen transfilling technology.

I’m working on a story about oxygen transfilling technology because Invacare has reported, for the past few quarters, the loss of a significant order of HomeFills by a national account.