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New white paper makes case for vents


WASHINGTON – A work group of the AAHomecare HME/RT Council has published a white paper demonstrating the value of non-invasive ventilators.

Viemed responds to bid program including vents


LAFAYETTE, La. – Viemed Healthcare doesn’t expect CMS’s decision to include non-invasive ventilators in Round 2021 of national competitive bidding to affect its growth plans.

Viemed ready to ‘add fuel’ to growth plans

The lifting of the competitive bidding programs creates opportunity, say execs

LAFAYETTE, La. – Oxygen and sleep therapy are high on the list of expansion plans for Viemed Healthcare, company executives said on a Feb. 28 earnings call.

Reliable Respiratory ‘welcomes’ new vent patients


NORWOOD, Mass. – Reliable Respiratory has acquired the ventilation business of New Bedford, Mass.–based Enos Home Medical.

In brief: Bill drops for custom breast forms, study highlights NIV


WASHINGTON – A bipartisan bill that would require Medicare to cover custom breast prostheses was introduced in the House of Representatives last week.

Study highlights cost savings, health benefits of NIV


LAFAYETTE, La. – Non-invasive ventilation helps COPD patients live longer and saves Medicare money, according to a new study from VieMed and KPMG.

New Apria program helps reduce readmissions


LAKE FOREST, Calif. – Apria Healthcare has launched a new program for patients on non-invasive ventilation that it says significantly reduces hospital admissions.

ResMed, ATS partner on NIV grant


SAN DIEGO – ResMed has funded a new $100,000 two-year grant with the American Thoracic Society to research non-invasive ventilation for COPD patients. COPD affects 65 million people worldwide and is the third leading cause of death, according to a press release.