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CPAP manufacturers address certain cleaning devices

March 6, 2020Liz Beaulieu, Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine - Two of the largest manufacturers of CPAP devices say using ozone to clean and sanitize their products may affect warranties.Philips RespironicsIn a letter responding to a customer's request for written guidance, Philips Respironics said using SoClean on its DreamStation will not automatically void the warranty, but the company “reserves the right to void a warranty if it is determined that the use of SoClean caused a defect for which a device otherwise under warranty was returned.”The...

cleaning, CPAP device, ozone


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SoClean surveys users

July 27, 2017HME News Staff

OXFORD, Mass. - CPAP sanitizing device company SoClean recently polled more than 300 customers about their experience with sleep apnea and CPAP. Since starting CPAP therapy, 43% of SoClean users said they have noticed results almost immediately and 93% said that they have been sleeping better. The survey also showed that: 77% of SoClean's customers are male; 48% are between the ages of 56 and 70; and 57% have high blood pressure and 38% were able to decrease their high blood pressure since...

CPAP device, sleep apnea, SoClean


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Specialty Providers

For sale: CPAP machine, slightly used

September 16, 2016Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine - People know Craigslist as a place where they can find anything from a used car to a new roommate, but listings for medical devices like CPAP machines are giving HME providers pause.“Patients can do whatever they want with it if it's been converted to purchase, but medical devices shouldn't be sold without a prescription,” says Ron Evans, owner of Phoenix-based Valley Healthcare Group.A new study from researchers at the Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Health Care System...

CPAP device, CPAP.com, Craigslist, Valley Healthcare Group


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