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Philips connects care for Humana

December 10, 2019HME News Staff

AMSTERDAM - Royal Philips is collaborating with Humana to improve care and health outcomes for select high-risk Medicare Advantage members. Humana has implemented two programs that leverage Philips' medical alert services and remote member monitoring solutions. “Our goal is to continue to find ways to help our Medicare Advantage members stay longer and safer in their homes,” said Susan Diamond, president of Humana's Home Business Segment. “We believe our work with Philips will help...

connected care, Humana, medical alert services, Philips, remote monitoring


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Connected care is a multi-dimensional domain

July 25, 2019John Andrews

Pinpointing exactly what “connected care” is can be a tricky exercise. In a broad context, it can be identified as a platform that enables electronic communications between patients and providers, facilitating the transmission of health data for monitoring and analysis.But beyond that, connected care incorporates a wide range of dimensions that include different media, functions and purposes, said Michael Cantor, MD, chief medical officer for Hartford, Conn.-based CareCentrix.“What...

CareCentrix, connected care, Freeus, ResMed


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ResMed strengthens COPD play

December 4, 2018HME News Staff

SAN DIEGO - ResMed has entered into a definitive agreement to buy Propeller Health, a company that provides connected health solutions for people living with COPD and asthma, for $225 million.The Madison, Wis.-based Propeller makes small sensors that easily attach to inhalers and pair with a mobile app to automatically track medication use, and provide feedback and insights. The company's ability to support people in stage II and III severity levels of COPD are complementary to ResMed's own suite...

connected care, copd, M&A, Propeller Health, ResMed


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higi, Bridge Connector connect patient data

December 4, 2018HME News Staff

CHICAGO - A new collaboration allows for seamless integration between higi health stations using the Health Connect solution, and any EHR or hospital system using Bridge Connector technology to engage with and manage patient data. It also opens the door to connectivity of the higi platform with providers, payers, employers, retailers and others looking to connect with and manage their patient data with real-time risk identification for care intervention and ongoing preventative programs. “With...

Bridge Connector, connected care, higi health stations, patient data


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Efficiency at heart of connected care

July 30, 2018John Andrews

Keeping a tight lid on expenses is paramount for HME providers to keep their finances healthy, and technology can serve as an effective tool for reaching that goal, technology specialists say.Specifically, using connected care platforms for managing remote patient monitoring can help providers save time, effort and overhead costs while elevating clinical care quality. It also improves HME companies' competitive positioning in the marketplace, said Nick Knowlton, vice president of strategic initiatives...

Brightree, connected care, home health technology, LifeAssist Technologies, ResMed


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GCE Healthcare connects Zen-O with Clarity

March 1, 2018HME News Staff

KELLER, Texas - GCE Healthcare has launched Clarity, a secure online platform that allows providers to remotely monitor GCE's Zen-O portable oxygen concentrators from any Internet-enabled device. The platform uses the cellular network and GPS to transmit data on everything from oxygen flow and purity, to device location and battery life. “With Clarity, home oxygen providers can see how their Zen-O devices are performing, giving them visibility of their POC fleet and the ability to act if need...

connected care, GCE Healthcare, POC, remote monitoring


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Somnoware taps into Respironics' EncoreAnywhere

March 17, 2017HME News Staff

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Somnoware says Philips Respironics has agreed to give it direct access to all CPAP usage data stored in the EncoreAnywhere patient management system with consent from the physician or health system. As a result, the data will be accessible to independent and network practices via Somnoware's new care management module. By having access to this data, sleep physicians can use Somnoware's module to set up their patients with CPAP devices faster and provide them with better long-term...

connected care, digital health, philips respironics, sleep therapy, Somnoware


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Philips expands Dream family of respiratory devices

March 7, 2017HME News Staff

AMSTERDAM, the Netherlands - Royal Philips has expanded its Dream Family of products with the DreamStation Advanced Therapies BiPAP autoSV and AVAPS devices to provide care for patients with complex ventilation needs. The devices are currently available in select markets in the U.S., France and Australia, and will be available globally by the end of this year. They aim to deliver optimal ventilation with minimal intervention so patients experience comfortable, restful sleep and quality of life. The...

connected care, Philips, sleep therapy, ventilation


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Philips connects care with new monitoring devices

August 2, 2016HME News Staff

STAMFORD, Conn. - Royal Philips has launched an ecosystem of connected wearable technologies for people who want to take control of their health. The company has made available medical-grade health monitoring devices—a health watch, connected scale, blood pressure monitor and thermometer—and a fully integrated companion HealthSuite Health app. The company says the new devices are designed to help those at risk of chronic disease to measure and monitor their health, and to stay motivated....

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Respironics connects care with software

March 2, 2016HME News Staff

MURRYSVILLE, Pa. - Philips Respironics has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for Care Orchestrator, its cloud-based clinical management software application.Care Orchestrator offers a full view of sleep and respiratory care patients and makes it easier for healthcare providers to share and exchange information, addressing critical needs like treatment adherence, patient and provider engagement, and billing and reimbursement.“The future of sleep and respiratory...

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