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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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People: 3B Medical, Soleo Health, Quantum Rehab

November 12, 2020HME News Staff

3B Medical has named Katherine Royster as vice president of sales and marketing, where she will execute marketing and sales strategy and lead independent sales representatives in the U.S. Royster has more than two decades of experience in the sleep and respiratory industry, including senior marketing manager for oxygen therapy at Philips, where she was a member of the SimplyGo Mini launch team. “We are fortunate to have Katherine join the company's senior leadership team as we continue to successfully...

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Inc. 5000 list: 3B Medical, HomeCare Connect

August 12, 2020HME News Staff

Winter Haven, Fla.-based 3B Medical has earned a spot on the Inc. 5000 list of America's fastest growing companies for the second year in a row. 3B Medical ranked 1,685 on the list with a growth rate of 255%. “Our robust year over year growth has continued reflecting our delivery of our strategy to design innovative medical devices to service respiratory and sleep patients,” said Alex Lucio, CEO. The company's COO, Dave MacDougall added, “2020 is shaping up to be another blockbuster...

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3B Medical expands into disinfection

July 22, 2020HME News Staff

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. - 3B Medical has expanded its product portfolio to include the Lumin Wand, an easy, fast and chemical free way to disinfect countertops, surfaces, keyboards and phones, the company says. “Our patent-pending technology allows for safe operation of a commercial strength UVC disinfecting wand that is supported by robust independent lab testing,” said Alex Lucio, CEO of 3B Medical. The wand has a five-hour battery, and built-in proximity sensor and accelerometer to ensure...

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PAP compliance comes into sharper focus

June 1, 2020John Andrews

The sleep therapy market continues to evolve with enhanced clinical awareness, better CPAP system technology and deeper understanding of obstructive sleep apnea and related disorders. The key to progress in efficacy and positive outcomes, sleep specialists say, remains patient compliance. The more patients who commit to using CPAP, the more benefits the industry generates.CPAP compliance has been the focus of various studies over the years and sleep clinicians like Angela Giudice review the data...

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Demand for Lumin 'explodes'

May 29, 2020Liz Beaulieu, Editor

Editor's note: To hear Angela Giudice on the HME News in 10 podcast, click here.WINTER HAVEN, Fla. - It's been a whirlwind few months for 3B Medical's Lumin, which has found a new purpose amid the coronavirus pandemic.The company's phone started ringing off the hook in mid-March when the New York Times published a story about the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha using ultraviolet light to decontaminate medical supplies and reuse them. The Lumin uses UV to sanitize CPAP masks and accessories.“It...

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In brief: AAHomecare comments on IFR, NSM buys CRT-supplies combo

May 29, 2020HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - AAHomecare has submitted its comments on an Interim Final Rule that provides relief for suppliers treating patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. The association thanked CMS for its efforts and recommended further clarification and additional regulatory relief, including clarifying when an initial sleep study is not required, suspending the enforcement of clinical conditions for coverage of hospital beds, and postponing the implementation of Round 2021 of the competitive bidding program.HHS...

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Short takes: 3B Medical, Amoena, Sunrise Medical

May 29, 2020HME News Staff

3B Medical has completed independent lab testing of the use of its Lumin device to decontaminate an N95 respirator. 3B is in the process of obtaining approval from the Food and Drug Administration so that the device can be used to sanitize PPEAmoena's Adapt Air line of breast prostheses has been awarded a Red Dot Award for product design. The Adapt Air can be individually adapted to the chest wall and the natural silhouette of the user, shortening the fitting process in mastectomy supply stores....

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