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F&P Healthcare wins ‘people’s choice’ award 

January 5, 2021HME News Staff

AUCKLAND, New Zealand – Fisher & Paykel Healthcare was honored to win a Zenith Award from the American Association for Respiratory Care for the sixth year in a row. The Zenith Awards are considered the “people’s choice” awards of the respiratory care profession, because its recipients are chosen by more than 47,000 respiratory therapists. “We’d like to thank the thousands of respiratory care professionals who are caring for patients during the COVID-19 pandemic...

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AARC readies to lobby

April 3, 2019HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - Members of the American Association for Respiratory Care will meet with lawmakers on Capitol Hill on April 9 to seek support for the BREATHE Act.The act calls for a three-year pilot program to demonstrate the value that telehealth RTs can add to the Medicare program for beneficiaries suffering from COPD.Members of the association's Political Advocacy Contact Team are asking members of the House of Representatives to co-sponsor the BREATHE Act when it is introduced, and asking members...

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People: Joe Lewarski

April 7, 2017HME News Staff

Joseph Lewarski, vice president of Global Respiratory and Sleep for Drive DeVilbiss, will speak at the American Association for Respiratory Care's 70th Anniversary Conference at the Dittrick Museum of Medical History April 22. He will discuss the history and evolution of home respiratory care, the impact that reimbursement challenges have on the delivery of care, the current status of respiratory homecare, therapists' current challenges and the future of homecare respiratory therapy.

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HQAA launches new accreditation program

February 25, 2013HME News Staff

WATERLOO, Iowa - HQAA has launched a new accreditation program designed specifically for providers of facility-based ventricular care units (FBVU), according to a press release. The accreditation is available for any facility-based ventilator care provider and is tied to the business entity providing the care, whether it's owned by the facility or an outside contractor. Like HQAA's other programs, this program is designed to meet the needs of industry professionals and satisfy standards established...

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