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Providers prep for increased power outages

‘It seems a bit aggressive, but I understand their stance’
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10/04/2019

REDDING, Calif. – With the fall wildfire season underway in California, HME providers are making sure their oxygen therapy patients are prepared to be without power more often.

Inc. 5000 spotlight: Portable Oxygen Solutions broadens options

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08/30/2019

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Seeing a disconnect between what patients want and what physicians are offering for home oxygen therapy, Todd Flesch and Jeff Dewberry launched Portable Oxygen Solutions, an online provider of POCs and accessories.

Respiratory Solutions: Reduce liability, rest easy

Q. Why should I make firebreaks standard in my patient oxygen setup?
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05/31/2019

A. Firebreaks are incredibly important and inexpensive devices that can save patients’ lives and reduce injuries.

Crucial component

Study: US oxygen fatalities far outnumber those in England

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03/22/2019

LONDON – Home oxygen fatalities in the US are nearly twenty times than in England, according to new research from BPR, a medical gas specialist.

Cold snap makes for slow week

‘We can operate but there’s not a lot of business coming in,’ said one provider. ‘Most businesses are closed.’
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02/01/2019

CHICAGO – HME providers last week curtailed deliveries and sent employees home as record-breaking cold gripped much of the Midwest.

Reporter’s notebook: 2018: The year of DTC, M&A

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01/24/2019

YARMOUTH, Maine – Two of the most read vendor stories of 2018 concerned Philips (No. 1) and Invacare (No. 5) going direct to cash-paying consumers for their portable oxygen concentrators.

Chicken wings, beer and ... oxygen concentrators?

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Monday, January 21, 2019

So apparently, the New England Patriots won the AFC East (am I saying that right?) last night.

Invacare opens up new channel for Platinum

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09/07/2018

ELYRIA, Ohio – Invacare has joined the growing ranks of manufacturers that are going direct to consumer, in one form or another, with their portable oxygen concentrators.

Philips to drop UltraFill

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08/31/2018

MURRYSVILLE, Pa. – Philips plans to discontinue its UltraFill Home Oxygen System, in another nod by the company to portable oxygen concentrators as the preferred form of therapy.

Owens Healthcare steps up as wildfire rages on

Deadly Carr Fire compromises oxygen, CPAP patients
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08/09/2018

REDDING, Calif. – It has been all hands on deck for employees of Owens Healthcare ever since devastating wildfires began scorching the region last month.

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