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Apps for naps?

January 23, 2015Kelly Bothum

It's ironic the president and co-founder of a sleep therapy company has little trouble catching Zs himself. But that didn't stop Eric Cohen, president of National Sleep Therapy (NST), from testing two sleep apps.With sleep apnea affecting 18 million Americans, it's no surprise programmers are locking their sights on sleep-related products.“There's a percentage of the population who wants to take control of their own health. And within that, there's an interest in sleep,” said Cohen, who...

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CPAP bundling: 'Fix' for non-existent problem

December 5, 2014Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

WASHINGTON - Providers don't know what to make of CMS's plan to implement bundled payments for CPAP, but say they doubt it's a good thing.“There's nothing to go by yet, but the sheer concept is counterintuitive as far as patient care,” said Chris Rice, CEO of Riverside, Calif.-based Diamond Respiratory Care. “We want to keep them compliant and keep good supplies on them, but now we are flipping the coin and creating an incentive to provide fewer supplies.”CMS has yet to release...

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National Sleep Therapy provides virtual support

October 10, 2014Tracy Orzel

CONCORD, N.H. - National Sleep Therapy (NST) seeks to provide CPAP users with an opportunity to interact with fellow sufferers by sponsoring a free monthly virtual support group called, “CPAP Talk - Live!”“We wanted to create a community where patients could learn and interact with one another and find creative solutions to common problems as well as keep abreast of the latest products, technologies and CPAP tips,” said Eric Cohen, president.Launched in March for National...

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NST poised to 'swim hard and fast'

May 23, 2014Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

NORWOOD, Mass. - Despite the industry upheaval of the past year, National Sleep Therapy (NST) is ready to scale its business. “We think there's a market in that there are a number of DME companies who don't have the resources or mental bandwidth to keep going,” said Eric Cohen, president. “We are hoping that there are others that are ready to be done because we are ready to keep going.”In April, NST acquired Wallingford, Conn.-based Gaylord Sleep Medicine Equipment.On...

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