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FDA provides update on Philips recall

November 15, 2021HME News Staff

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration obtained additional information during an inspection of a Philips’ manufacturing facility that was not previously available to the agency that showed the silicone-based foam used in a singular, similar device marketed outside the U.S. failed one safety test for the release of volatile organic compounds.  Similar testing provided by Philips to the FDA on devices authorized for marketing in the U.S. had demonstrated acceptable results.  “The...

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Furniture maker debuts nightstand to conceal CPAP devices

December 31, 2013HME News Staff

RAPID CITY, S.D. - This nightstand is for sleep apnea patients who want a good night's sleep—and a neat bedroom. Perdue Woodworks will introduce a bedside cabinet that conceals CPAP and BIPAP devices, even while they're in use, at the Las Vegas Market on Jan. 26. The machine and its components tuck neatly behind a pair of doors, while the hose that delivers air to the patient's mask runs through a slot in the cabinet to the patient's bed, according to a story in Furniture Today. Each nightstand...

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DMEevalumate adds respiratory program

September 16, 2013HME News Staff

GAINESVILLE, Fla. - now offers a web-based program to help medical practitioners document a patient's need for respiratory equipment. The program uses an electronic template to help a user document and produce medical justification for oxygen, CPAP and BiPAP devices. “The question-and-answer process takes less than 10 minutes and DME providers and practitioners no longer have to spend hours researching and second-guessing what information is required,” stated Jaime Loper,...

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