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In brief: Invacare layoffs, Philips recall, ResMed exec

May 6, 2022HME News Staff

ELYRIA, Ohio – Invacare is streamlining its operations in the United States, primarily related to headcount reductions, to improve its cost structure, according to a May 4 filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.  As a result, the company anticipates annual pre-tax savings of about $2.8 million, with about $1.9 million to be realized in 2022. It will incur restructuring charges of $800,000 and expects to make cash payments in the same amount, primarily related to...

Caire, Insulet, Invacare, Motion, Philips Recall, Quality Biomedical, ResMed, Rhythm Healthcare


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CAIRE expands portfolio in Latin America

May 2, 2022HME News Staff

BALL GROUND, Ga. – CAIRE expects to make its Companion 5 and NewLife Intensity 10 stationary oxygen concentrators available in Latin America in July, following anticipated approval by the Brazilian Health Regularity Agency (Anvisa). “During the past two years, the COVID-19 pandemic oxygen shortages throughout South America have underscored the need to expand CAIRE’s portfolio of equipment available to providers to serve patients prescribed oxygen as they are discharged from the...

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CAIRE marks 20 years of LifeStyle 

April 5, 2022HME News Staff

BALL GROUND, Ga. – CAIRE is celebrating the 20th anniversary of the launch of the first portable oxygen concentrator, the LifeStyle. “For us, pioneering the first portable oxygen concentrator has been both a point of pride, and an ongoing incentive to continue to innovate and develop those technologies that will ensure clinically efficacious oxygen delivery and an improve quality of life for all of our users around the world,” said Earl Lawson, CEO of CAIRE. Introduced under CAIRE’s...

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Study: CAIRE’s FreeStyle Comfort effective

March 31, 2022HME News Staff

BALL GROUND, Ga. – CAIRE’s FreeStyle Comfort portable oxygen concentrator outperformed other market leading devices in a recent study designed to assess the effectiveness of these devices in delivering oxygen to patients. “Portable oxygen concentrators are intended to allow patients to maintain a more active lifestyle despite the constraints which COPD or other respiratory conditions might introduce,” said Barry hassett, vice president of global marketing. “The FreeStyle...

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Medtrade East exhibitors rolling out red carpet for visitors

October 1, 2021John Andrews

ATLANTA – With pandemic-induced virtual meetings dominating the past year-and-a-half, Medtrade East exhibitors are greatly looking forward to seeing “live” visitors at their booths during the trade show, Oct. 18-20 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta.  “Even though our industry has done a tremendous job expanding our use of digital communications, , there is nothing that can replace in-person networking and the conversations that are held on the expo hall...

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In brief: Lower premiums, NMEDA training, Rehab Medical’s expansion

October 23, 2020HME News Staff

WASHINGTON – Premiums for HealthCare.gov plans are lower for the third consecutive year, according to a new report from CMS.  The average premium for the second lowest silver plan, or benchmark plan, on the federal health care insurance exchanges dropped by 2% for the 2021 coverage year, the report shows.  “Our changes to the regulations and how we have managed the exchanges have proven to be more effective than previous administrations,” said CMS Administrator Seema...

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ZOLL partners with CAIRE for vent-POC package

October 21, 2020HME News Staff

CHELMSFORD, Mass. - ZOLL Medical has exclusive rights to distribute CAIRE's SAROS 4000 portable oxygen concentrator in all markets outside of the U.S. in combination with its EMV+ ventilator. By combining SAROS with the EMV+, remote medics will be able to deliver oxygen-enriched critical care ventilation and oxygenation therapy without the use of oxygen cylinders, which present refilling and logistical challenges, and are a hazardous threat in armed conflicts, the companies say. “The logistical...

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CAIRE acquires respiratory device maker

June 5, 2020HME News Staff

BALL GROUND, Ga. - CAIRE has acquired Spirosure, a California-based company that recently launched its first product to market, the Fenom Pro, a device that measures FeNO, a key indicator of allergic inflammation in asthmatic patients. “FeNo is quickly becoming recognized by the clinical community as an important diagnostic and management tool for clinicians who treat asthma patients,” said Earl Lawson, CAIRE president and CEO. “The acquisition of Spirosure further diversifies our...

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Short takes: AAHomecare, CAIRE, RESNA

April 30, 2020HME News Staff

AAHomecare is accepting nominations for four open positions on its board of directors. To be nominated, you must be an AAHomecare member in good standing. Board members are expected to be available to other members to answer questions about the association's activities and to recruit new members. Email nominations to Sue Mairena at [email protected]CAIRE's FreeStyle Comfort portable oxygen concentrator is now available in China. The Ball Ground, Ga.-based company will distribute the FreeStyle...

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CAIRE ups production of 02 equipment

March 26, 2020HME News Staff

BALL GROUND, Ga. - CAIRE has added production shifts, extended work hours and is expanding production lines at its facilities in Ball Ground, Ga., Buffalo, N.Y., and Chengdu, China, to meet the increased demand for oxygen equipment due to the coronavirus pandemic. “As the Covid-19 virus has spread in recent weeks, we have seen a dramatic increase in demand for stationary oxygen from our customers globally—particularly from those who are providing emergency aid in pandemic hot zones,”...

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