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‘It’s a perfect storm’: Manufacturers prioritize, allocate orders for CPAP devices

June 25, 2021Liz Beaulieu, Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine – Manufacturers like ResMed and 3B Medical are ramping up production to meet increased demand due to a voluntary recall of millions of Philips CPAP devices, but their efforts are complicated by supply chain and other challenges.  “Yes, we’re ramping up production as quickly as possible, while working closely with our global supplier network to navigate the well-known global supply chain challenges impacting this and other industries,” said Jayme...

3B Medical, CPAP, Fisher & Paykel, Philips Recall, ResMed


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Business Development

Virtual visits expected to continue for sleep

May 28, 2021John Andrews

As the country prepares to transition away from COVID-related restrictions, the sleep therapy industry is looking at how to proceed with patient care, CPAP provision and sleep testing going forward. One of the main issues is whether continuing with virtual technology applications used during the height of the pandemic is beneficial or necessary. According to some sleep specialists, the trend will continue. Katherine Royster, vice president for sales and marketing at Winter Haven, Fla.-based 3B...

3B Medical, CPAP, Phillips, rtNow, Sleep Therapy


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Justin Smith on growing 3B Medical the PE way

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Justin Smith on growing 3B Medical the PE way

May 14, 2021Liz Beaulieu, Editor

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. – 3B Medical’s new CEO Justin Smith wants to grow the company to hit $100 million in revenues in the next few years.  Hear what Smith, whose background includes roles at Bear Stearns and ComVest Partners, had to say about how 3B Medical’s product pipeline and acquisition plans make it a company “with legs.”  HME News: What drew you to the health care industry and 3B Medical?  Justin Smith: I...

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3B Medical lands on list of fastest-growing companies 

March 17, 2021HME News Staff

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. – 3B Medical has been recognized as one of Florida’s fastest growing private companies by Inc. magazine. The manufacturer of the Lumin disinfecting device and other products ranked No. 53 on the annual Inc. 5000 Regionals: Florida. Between 2017 and 2019, the 250 companies on the list had an average growth rate of 202%. “3B Medical is proud to call Central Florida home,” said Justin Smith, COO. “We would love to be the catalyst to building...

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3B Medical participates in dance challenge

March 16, 2021HME News Staff

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. – 3B Medical has produced a video of its staff participating in the “Jerusalema” dance challenge. “This has been an insanely difficult year to cope with,” said Alex Lucio, CEO. “3B picked up the gauntlet. Some of our staff rolled their eyes, but once we set out to do it, it became a lot of fun and really improved office morale.” 3B now challenges other DME manufacturers and providers to create their own videos. The challenge, which...

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3B Medical launches POC giveaway

February 22, 2021HME News Staff

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. – 3B Medical will give away one Aer X portable oxygen concentrator every month for the next six months to a deserving patient that is struggling, has a valid oxygen prescription and would be ambulatory if they had a POC. The company is looking to partner with DME providers to identify patients in most need. “For patients without insurance or with coverage that will not cover a POC, getting a free Aer X may be life changing,” the company says. “Getting to...

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3B Medical’s Luna G3 receives approval 

February 2, 2021HME News Staff

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. – 3B Medical has received 501(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its new third-generation bi-level device, the Luna G3 Auto-BPAP, to treat obstructive sleep apnea. The device is available with integrated heated tubing, cellular connectivity, and an advanced algorithm that automatically senses and adjusts pressure settings to ensure airway patency, according to the company. “We are excited by the FDA’s recent action approving use of the...

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What adds value? Katherine Royster has ideas

December 21, 2020Liz Beaulieu, Editor

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. – Katherine Royster, 3B Medical’s new vice president of sales and marketing, always has cost top of mind from her years working on the provider side of the HME industry. “I’m always framing things in terms of what something costs the HME provider,” said Royster, who previously worked for Classic SleepCare in California, now part of AdaptHealth. “I always have that questioning voice, ‘Does it add value?’ Sometimes manufacturers...

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In brief: Sequester cuts, CPI-U adjustment, 3B’s authorization 

December 11, 2020HME News Staff

WASHINGTON – Reps. Brad Schneider, D-Ill., and David McKinley, R-West Va., have introduced legislation to prevent Medicare reimbursement cuts to health care providers during the COVID-19 pandemic, AAHomecare reports. H.R. 8840, the Medicare Sequester COVID Moratorium Act, would continue to pause the 2% Medicare sequester cuts through the public health emergency. “Suspending the 2% Medicare sequester cut has been especially helpful to the home medical equipment community, given...

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3B Medical’s Lumin receives authorization 

December 10, 2020HME News Staff

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. – 3B Medical announced on Dec. 3 that it has received Emergency Use Authorization from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for health care workers to use its Lumin to sanitize and reuse N95 respirators during the COVID-19 pandemic. The company designed the Lumin to use ultraviolet light to sanitize CPAP accessories, but it’s a multi-use sanitizer. “Being able to reuse an N95 mask quickly and effortlessly is a game changer...

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