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In brief: Stakeholders explore new models of respiratory care, House passes bill to create standards for auto adaptive equipment

September 30, 2016HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - Respiratory stakeholders have begun work to develop outcomes-based care models. Earlier this year, AAHomecare distributed a survey to respiratory stakeholders, exploring the possibility of developing a new payment methodology focusing on chronic respiratory management. After obtaining results, AAHomecare HME/Respiratory Therapy Council members and American Association for Respiratory Care executives met to begin to develop basic tenets for a chronic respiratory care model that is patient-focused,...

AAHomecare, Artificial Pancreas System, COPD, Masimo Foundation, O2 Concepts

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FDA approves artificial pancreas system

September 29, 2016HME News Staff

NEW YORK - The Food and Drug Administration has approved a commercial version of the Medtronic MiniMed 670G hybrid closed-loop system, an artificial pancreas system. "This announcement is a historic achievement for JDRF,” said Derek Rapp, CEO of the nonprofit dedicated to funding type 1 diabetes research. “After years of laying the ground work, this breakthrough is a testament to the reason JDRF exists—to help people with Type 1 diabetes lead better, safer, healthier lives while...

Artificial Pancreas System, JDRF

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