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In brief:Brightree buys MedAct, OIG releases strategic plan


ATLANTA – Brightree has acquired McKinney, Texas-based MedAct, adding 330 HME providers to its customer base.

Philips Respironics wins Zenith Award


ANAHEIM, Calif. – The American Association for Respiratory Care honored Philips Respironics with the 2013 Zenith Award during the 59th International Respiratory Congress on Nov. 16.

Invacare leads growing oxygen market in Europe


VANCOUVER, British Columbia – Europe’s 59 million Euro oxygen therapy market is expected to grow as the continent’s population ages and former smokers develop lung disease, iData Research reported recently.

Compliant patient, efficient provider


In a move they believe will make patients more compliant and HME providers more efficient, two of the largest manufacturers of CPAP devices have rolled out mobile and web-based sleep therapy tools.

Philips Respironics goes mobile with OSA treatment


MURRYSVILLE, Pa. – Philips Respironics has launched a new mobile self-management system for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) patients, according to a press release.

Philips pledges to test 1 million for OSA


AMSTERDAM, Netherlands – As part of World Sleep Day 2013, Royal Philips Electronics has pledged to screen one million people worldwide for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) over the next five years, according to a press release.

Philips Respironics updates resupply solution


MURRYSVILLE, Pa. – Philips Respironics has made significant updates to medSage, a solution that helps providers manage the process of resupplying CPAP patients with masks and other supplies, according to a press release.

Study: Most with OSA don’t know they have it


MURRYSVILLE, Pa. – A study by Philips Respironics has found that 78% of those who reported symptoms of sleep apnea were entirely unaware that they were suffering from the disorder.