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ResMed launches comprehensive platform for sleep therapy

August 12, 2014HME News Staff

SAN DIEGO - ResMed announced this week the launch of Air Solutions, a connected care platform for treating sleep disordered breathing from diagnosis to treatment to compliance management to patient engagement. Two components of the solution: The AirSense 10 series of flow generators and the AirFit family of masks. The AirSense 10 CPAP and APAP devices will be available in the U.S. on Aug. 18. The AirFit masks were launched earlier this year. Other components include ApneaLink Air, a home sleep testing...

APAP, CPAP, Masks, ResMed, Sleep Therapy

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ResMed studies target comfort, compliance

May 22, 2014HME News Staff

SAN DIEGO - A study presented this week at the American Thoracic Society 2014 International Conference shows a new algorithm can make APAP therapy more comfortable for women.“The overlooked gender differences of sleep apnea can make treatment uncomfortable and less effective for women,” said Jeff Armistead, vice president of medical affairs at ResMed, which funded the study.Researchers say the treatment algorithm addresses symptoms common to women: shorter respiratory events, apneas that...

APAP, CPAP Compliance, ResMed

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Somnetics products receive CE mark

March 27, 2013HME News Staff

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - Two sleep therapy products from Somnetics International—the Transcend APAP device, and the Transcend EZEX CPAP device—have received the CE Mark, certifying that they meet European health and safety standards, according to a press release. “Distribution and awareness of Transcend products is well established in Europe,” stated Rischeh Kumarasinghe, senior vice president of International for Somnetics. “We are ready to meet the demand.”

APAP, CE Mark, CPAP, Somnetics International, Transcend

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ResMed reports double-digit increases

January 25, 2013Liz Beaulieu, Editor

SAN DIEGO - With home sleep testing (HST) gaining ground and new products in the works, 2013 should be a good year for ResMed, officials reported last week.During a conference call to discuss its quarterly earnings (see below), Chairman and CEO Peter Farrell noted that he expects up to 50% of all sleep tests will be conducted in the home by end of the year.“We've been pioneering a market dynamic for several years that is finally getting traction,” he said.Driving that growth: By this...

APAP, CPAP, HST, Peter Farrell, ResMed

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