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EnsoData, Aeroflow partner to increase adherence 

May 21, 2024HME News Staff

MADISON, Wis., and ASHEVILLE, N.C. – EnsoData and Aeroflow Health have announced a strategic partnership to use predictive clinical AI tools to enable more timely patient care, increase patient adherence and strengthen the provider-patient connection. As part of the partnership, Aeroflow’s sleep coaches will use EnsoTherapy to provide rapid, personalized support to patients who are struggling with therapy adherence. EnsoTherapy’s task generation and smart-prioritization allow...

Adherence, Aeroflow Health, Artificial Intelligence (AI), CPAP Therapy, EnsoData

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EnsoData, React Health partner 

October 30, 2023HME News Staff

MADISON, Wis., and SARASOTA, Fla. – EnsoData has partnered with React Health to optimize CPAP adherence support for patients with sleep apnea. As part of the partnership, EnsoData’s adherence prediction AI technology will be integrated into React Health’s recently launched Connect patient management software platform, empowering physicians and HME providers with actionable data to provide timely, personalized support to patients who are struggling with therapy. “By partnering...

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sovaSage integrates with React Health 

October 30, 2023HME News Staff

PITTSBURGH – sovaSage has completed an integration with React Health’s Connect patient management software platform. Earlier this year, sovaSage introduced Jeanie, an AI-based CPAP coach technology, to manage the initial 90-day compliance period and long-term compliance and support. “React Health has made significant inroads in the sleep therapy market and has established itself as a strong provider of sleep products and technology,” said William Kaigler, founder and CEO of...

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Sleep Solutions patients see benefit of V-Com 

March 31, 2023HME News Staff

DETROIT – Sleep Solutions, an HME provider based here, recently completed a trial of 100 patients starting CPAP therapy, with 50 patients receiving standard care and 50 patients receiving standard care with the V-Com device. The provider found 12% more of those using V-Com group met the 90-day CMS requirement for adherence. “Most importantly, this is wonderful for the health of our patients,” said Robyn Parrot, president of Sleep Solutions. “But these results also improve...

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Sleep study questions adherence requirements 

May 19, 2022HME News Staff

SAN DIEGO – Sleep apnea sufferers can gain health benefits from PAP treatment in as little as two hours per night, according to a study led by ResMed and presented at the American Thoracic Society’s annual international conference.  Researchers found:  The minimum PAP usage threshold for benefit was two to three hours per night (up to 50% lower than the four hours required by CMS and many private insurers to prove adherence);  Benefits begin at two hours of nightly...

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Philips recall: AASM calls for support from CMS, payers

June 24, 2021HME News Staff

DARIEN, Ill. – The American Academy of Sleep Medicine and other professional organizations are making the case to CMS and private payers that the 90-day adherence rule for PAP therapy should be temporarily suspended in the wake of the Philips recall.  “Given that many patients will be affected by the recall, we are requesting support from CMS and private payers to temporarily suspend the 90-day adherence rule to allow patients to have existing equipment repaired or receive new...

Adherence, American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM), CPAP, Philips Recall

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Predictive analytics maximize CPAP adherence, study finds 

December 17, 2020HME News Staff

AMSTERDAM, the Netherlands – Automatic telemonitoring algorithms like the Philips Adherence Profiler are relevant tools for early prediction of CPAP therapy adherence, according to a recently published study in the journal Sleep and Breathing. They also may make it possible to focus therapeutic follow-up efforts on patients who are at risk of non-adherence, the study says. The study, which involved 457 patients in France, tested the predictive value at day 14 of the Philips Adherence Profiler...

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CPAP therapy: Don't forget about younger patients, women and mildly diagnosed, study finds

May 21, 2019HME News Staff

DALLAS - Men with sleep apnea are 8.5% more likely to stay adherent on CPAP therapy than women, according to a study presented by ResMed at the American Thoracic Society's ATS 2019 International Conference here. Other findings of the study: people over age 60 were 7.3% more adherent than the entire study cohort (77.7% vs. 70/4%); and people with self-reported severe sleep apnea were 78% adherent at the one-year mark, compared to 70.5% of those with self reported moderate sleep apnea and 65.2% of...

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ResMed: Bi-level therapy can save adherence

June 5, 2018HME News Staff

BALTIMORE - A ResMed-sponsored study shows that shifting patients who are struggling with adherence to a PAP device to a more advanced bi-level device in the first 90 days of treatment is an effective tool in more than half of cases. In the study, ResMed compared 1,496 non-compliant patients who switched to bi-level therapy and found that compliance was achieved by 58.5% of patients who switched before day 60, 54.2% of patients who switched between days 60-90, and 56.8% of patients overall. “Finding...

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New study links non-adherence to CPAP therapy to hospital readmissions

February 23, 2018HME News Staff

DARIEN, Ill. - Non-adherence to CPAP therapy is significantly associated with increased 30-day hospital readmissions, according to a study of patients with obstructive sleep apnea published in the Feb. 15 issue of Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine.Non-adherent patients were three times more likely to be readmitted to the hospital within 30 days for any cause, the study shows."Until now no one has investigated the role of CPAP non-adherence in 30-day readmissions as an independent risk factor...

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