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ResMed, ATS support research on remote monitoring for COPD patients

February 4, 2020HME News Staff

SAN DIEGO - ResMed and the ATS Foundation have awarded their third $100,000 research fellowship grant to Claude Farah, PhD, of the Woolcock Institute of Medical Research in Sydney, Australia, to study how remote monitoring can help improve the management of COPD patients. The aim of the study: to detect early changes in lung function from daily recordings and notify patients when to commence more intensive treatment or seek medical attention. In his application for the grant, Farah predicts, “This...

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COPD researcher receives grant

May 28, 2019HME News Staff

NEW YORK - Spyridon Fortis, MD, of the Carver College of Medicine at the University of Iowa has received the ATS Foundation/Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Research Award in Respiratory Support with Nasal High Flow Patients with CODP. The $100,000 award will help fund Dr. Fortis' study, “The Effect of Heated, Humidified High-Flow Air in COPD Patients with Chronic Bronchitis.” “(Dr. Fortis') proposal targets a very promising application of nasal high flow that has not yet received much...

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Study: Remote, self-monitoring improves CPAP adherence

May 22, 2019HME News Staff

DALLAS - Remote monitoring and patient self-monitoring can boost CPAP adherence to as high as 85%, according to a new study from ResMed presented at the American Thoracic Society's ATS International Conference in Dallas. Average adherence using legacy technology with no cloud connectivity or remote monitoring capabilities is 50%. The study evaluated patients using 100% cloud-connected devices, including 4.1 million Americans (85% compliance); 31,000 Brazilians (83%); and 17,000 Mexicans (81%). “These...

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ATS, ResMed launch fellowship

April 24, 2018HME News Staff

NEW YORK - The ATS Foundation and ResMed have partnered on a new fellowship in sleep-disordered breathing and PAP therapy. The ATS Foundation/ResMed Research Fellowship is made possible through a $100,000 contribution from ResMed. “This award can help shine a brighter light on sleep apnea—a public health crisis—and PAP therapy's role in addressing it worldwide,” said Carlos M. Nunez, MD, ResMed's chief medical officer. “When 85% of people with sleep apnea still aren't...

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