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


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.

Vents: RACs join the party


WASHINGTON – The national recovery audit contractor for HME has set its sights on ventilators, but that’s no big surprise, industry stakeholders say.

VOCSN: ‘Not just another ventilator’


BOTHELL, Wash. – Ventec Life Systems has received FDA 510(k) clearance of its VOCSN, a unified respiratory systems for ventilator patients.

Vents: More legislative activity to come


YARMOUTH, Maine – If two major manufacturers have their way, there will be other ventilator-related bills introduced in Congress.

Respironics recalls V60 vents


CARLSBAD, Calif. – Respironics California, a Philips Healthcare business, has announced that its worldwide recall of about 19,200 V60 ventilators has been designated a Class I recall by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

HME News TV: Have vent, can travel


LAS VEGAS - Some people take their work home with them. Provider Carlia Cichon went one better when she brought one of her ventilator patients with her to Medtrade Spring.