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Respironics founder passes away 

January 29, 2024HME News Staff

PITTSBURGH – Gerald McGinnis, who founded Respironics in 1976 and developed the CPAP and BiPAP machines, passed away on Jan. 25. The bio-engineering pioneer, inventor and entrepreneur passed away peacefully in his sleep after a long battle with Parkinson’s Disease just a few months shy of his 90th birthday. According to his obituary: “He began his career at Westinghouse in Research and Development. In 1963, he became manager of the Bioengineering Department, which launched his career...

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