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In brief: Philips consolidates manufacturing, ActivStyle drops out of IlliniCare

November 16, 2018HME News Staff

KENNESAW, Ga. - Philips is taking steps to consolidate and transfer manufacturing, R&D operations and related business functions from its facility in Kennesaw, Ga.The process will continue through the end of 2019, the company says.“During this period, manufacturing operations in Kennesaw, which includes home oxygen and a limited number of other products, will be transitioned to a third-party manufacturer and existing Philips facilities in western Pennsylvania,” the company stated.The...

ActivStyle, Breathe, Golden Technologies, Numotion, Philips


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Breathe adds NIV service

November 13, 2018HME News Staff

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - Breathe, an IDTF that provides third-party testing for DME providers, has added capnography testing to its software platform. “Capnography testing was developed to support the growing request from our DME providers to be able to provider this test to their patients and referring physicians,” said Amber Yeager, owner. “By adding this service to our platform, it allows our clients to identify and grow their non-invasive ventilation business.” Provider customers...

Breathe, Capnography, IDTF, NIV


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Breathe adds text messaging enhancement

October 2, 2014HME News Staff

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Breathe has released its latest software enhancement to its text messaging feature, the company announced today. With the new feature, DME sales team members can receive text messages when their office receives prescriptions, if a patient qualifies for oxygen or not, and when the patient is set up on oxygen. “It's our mission to provide and oximetry software solution that continues to evolve based on our clients' needs, text messaging was a simple software enhancement that...

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Breathe goes wireless

September 27, 2013HME News Staff

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Breathe has launched, BreatheLink, an oximetry downloading system that sends overnight test data straight to a patient's DME provider, it announced Sept. 23. By remotely sending oximetry results to the provider, BreatheLink can reduce the number of delivery trips by as much as 50%, according to Breathe, an independent diagnostic testing facility. “DME providers are looking for ways to cut operational expenses and BreatheLink plays a significant role in reducing unnecessary...

Amber Yeager, Breathe, Breathe Link, Oximetry


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In brief: Phone calls improve compliance, provider runs for statehouse

September 27, 2013HME News Staff

BARCELONA, Spain - CPAP patients who received follow-up phone calls were 10% more compliant, according to a French study. Dr. Alain Didier from Toulouse University Hospital presented the results of his study at the European Respiratory Society 2013 Annual Congress, held here Sept. 7-11. In the study, 379 patients received either five follow-up calls during the three months after the initial setup, or a single visit by a technician after 30 days. During the calls, patients were given information about...

Amber Yeager, Breathe, Breathelink, Care Centrix, Chris Fraser, CPAP, CVS, David Snow, Diabetes Care Club, Donna Smith


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Breathe, LLC launches mobile oximetry app

June 24, 2013HME News Staff

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Breathe, LLC, a provider of overnight oxygen supplies and oximetry testing, has launched a mobile oximetry application, according to a press release. The patent-pending application, currently available on the iPhone, with forthcoming plans for an Android-compatible version, allows providers to view oximetry reports, fax reports to physicians, and view patient status and prescriptions. Through the app, providers can also sign patient forms directly on the phone, view patient archives...

Android, Breathe, DME, HME, iPhone, LLC, Oximetry, Oxygen supplies


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