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Baxter buys SleepGlad

December 2, 2020HME News Staff

COLUMBIA, Tenn. - Baxter Management has bought SleepGlad, a cloud-based CPAP mask fitting and initial CPAP management platform for HME providers. The technology, which only requires patients to take a “selfie,” is manufacturer neutral, meaning providers can customize and add preferences from ResMed, Philips Respironics, Fisher & Paykel Healthcare or 3B Medical. “We are excited to have SleepGlad join our family of companies,” said David Baxter, owner. “We look forward...

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F&P launches mask setup app

August 28, 2020HME News Staff

IRVINE, Calif. - Fisher & Paykel Healthcare has launched the F&P myMask, an app to guide obstructive sleep apnea patients who are new to CPAP therapy through the mask setup process. Step-by-step videos guide patients through mask fitting, fine-tuning, cleaning and assembly, offering easy access to instructions and support, and complementing the care of the health care provider. The F&P myMask app is now available in the USA on iOS and Android devices with the following masks: Evora, Vitera, Simplus,...

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F&P's Evora: A mask fit for the times

August 3, 2020Liz Beaulieu, Editor

IRVINE, Calif. - Launching a product in the middle of a global pandemic is a challenge, but Fisher & Paykel Healthcare believes its new mask has a number of features that makes it an easier sell for HME providers and users.The company announced in July that the F&P Evora, a nasal mask with what it calls “CapFit” headgear, which allows users to put on their masks like a baseball cap, had received regulatory clearance for use in the United States.“Given the current situation and the...

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ResMed launches digital tool for selecting masks

May 19, 2020HME News Staff

SAN DIEGO - ResMed has launched ResMed MaskSelector, a digital tool to make remote patient mask selection and sizing easier and more effective, helping patients receive the care they need from home.MaskSelector creates personalized ResMed mask recommendations based on a patient's sleep attributes and facial measurements.“ResMed MaskSelector is the digital health technology solution to HMEs' challenge of finding the right mask for each patient when they can't physically see them due to physical...

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The Kathy Ireland effect

September 3, 2019Liz Beaulieu, Editor

JACKSON, Mich. - RemZzzs will be featured in a future episode of Modern Living with Kathy Ireland, a magazine-style program that features “the hottest stories, trends and breakthroughs that will educate and motivate viewers.”The program is independently produced and distributed worldwide on WE tv and Bloomberg International.“We shot video with her in her studio in Santa Barbara, Calif., for about 45 minutes in June,” said Bob Rutan, CEO. “She works with a lot of companies...

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Philips aims to reduce refits

September 3, 2019Liz Beaulieu, Editor

PITTSBURGH - Philips Respironics offered a sneak peek of the Philips Respironics Mask Selector (PRMS) at SLEEP 2019 in June, a tool that uses 3D technology to find the best mask for patients.The PRMS uses a proprietary algorithm; 3D scanning through an exclusive partner, Bellus3D; and a questionnaire to help providers recommend a personalized mask type, and mask and cushion size. “What we're trying to do is move mask design from an art to a science,” said Kevin Coldren, director of product...

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Bleep removes the mask

April 29, 2019Liz Beaulieu, Editor

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Bleep is making headgear a thing of the past with its new DreamPort Sleep Solution, a mask-less CPAP interface.“We try to be a little bit disruptive because it's a disruptive product,” said Alan Greene, Bleep's chief marketing officer. Unlike traditional CPAP masks, the DreamPort attaches to the outside of the nose with medical grade adhesive strips.At 0.9 ounces, the DreamPort is one of the lightest CPAP interfaces in the industry, and is covered by Medicare...

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F&P wins patent case in UK

November 14, 2017HME News Staff

AUCKLAND, New Zealand - The English Patents Court has sided with Fisher & Paykel Healthcare, saying a ResMed patent for masks is invalid in the U.K. “While today's ruling is just one more step on the journey, it reinforces our confidence in our position, and we are satisfied with progress so far,” said Lewis Gradon, managing director and CEO, in a press release. In 2016, F&P sought a declaration from the High Court of Justice, Chancery Division, Patents Court in the U.K. that three...

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Metamason draws $3M in funding

June 7, 2016HME News Staff

LOS ANGELES - Metamason, the company behind a 3-D scanned and printed customized CPAP mask, has closed on a $3 million Series Seed financing round. The investment was led by 3P Equity Partners, a manufacturing-focused private equity firm in San Jose, Calif., and Tsing Capital, a leading “cleantech” venture capital firm in China. “We are thrilled to reach this important milestone for the company,” said CEO Leslie Oliver Karpas. “Our investors are confident that Metamason...

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Tubeless CPAP mask draws $500K in funding

December 30, 2015HME News Staff

BURLINGTON, Mass. - Startup Airing has received $500,000 in funding to commercialize its disposable, tubeless CPAP mask, according to Boston Business Journal. The funding follows a successful crowdfunding campaign in July that raised $100,000 in three hours and has netted more than $1.1 million to date by offering vouchers to buy the mask at a steep discount when (and if) it becomes available. Airing plans to retail the masks for $3. The recent funding, from a single investor, is part of a larger...

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