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Itamar names president for US market

October 20, 2020HME News Staff

CAESAREA, Israel - Itamar Medical has appointed Shane Brown as president-U.S. effective immediately. In this role, he will oversee commercial strategy and execution in the U.S. as the company plans to further accelerate its investment in penetrating that market. Brown brings more than 20 years of commercial experience to the position, including leading the early adoption of emerging therapies in the medical device, digital health and medtech markets. Most recently, he served as vice president, enterprise...

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Lunella streamlines sleep apnea diagnosis

April 3, 2020Liz Beaulieu, Editor

PETERBOROUGH, N.H. - The newly launched Lunella could serve as a good referral source for HME companies providing CPAP devices, says CEO Bob Wilkins.The company launched in March to provide home sleep testing to the more than 30 million Americans with undiagnosed obstructive sleep apnea.“We're not in the space of selling CPAP machines,” said Bob Wilkins, who is also CEO of SoClean. “We're in the space of creating awareness and that's a good thing for them and their businesses.”SoClean...

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SoClean to sell Itamar's sleep apnea test

December 6, 2019HME News Staff

PETERBOROUGH, N.H., and CAESAREA, Israel - SoClean has exclusive rights to market and sell the WatchPAT ONE to the direct-to-consumer market in the U.S., subject to purchasing certain minimum quantities. “The collaboration is designed to overcome the barriers to sleep apnea testing and therapy solutions by enabling consumers to purchase remote sleep consultations and home-based sleep test using the WatchPAT One in the comfort of their own homes,” a press release states. Itamar Medical's...

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Itamar's WatchPAT gets nod from Blues

November 6, 2019HME News Staff

CAESAREA, Israel - Itamar Medical has received coverage for its WatchPAT as a home sleep apnea diagnostic test by Blue Shield of California (BSC) and the Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal Employee Plan (BCBS FEP). The inclusion of WatchPAT and PAT technology follows an assessment, Diagnosis and Medical Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome, recently released by Blue Cross Blue Shield Association Evidence Street. “The inclusion of WatchPAT as a recommended test for sleep apnea in the BCBS...

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Sleep lab, not VirtuOx, buys NovaSom's assets

October 8, 2019HME News Staff

ATLANTA - SleepMed, one of the largest operators of sleep labs in the United States, has acquired the assets of NovaSom, a leading provider of home sleep testing.It was previously reported that VirtuOx would buy the Glen Burnie, Md.-based company's assets.SleepMed, a BioSerenity company, is “excited to invest in NovaSom,” said Roger Anderson, senior vice president of finance and operations.The company plans to combine its sleep medicine with NovaSom's HST and BioSerenity's technology...

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CPAP EquipSource bets on choice

September 13, 2019Tracy Orzel

MIDDLEBURG HEIGHTS, Ohio - CPAP users who don't have insurance or don't want to deal with it will feel at home at CPAP EquipSource, a new cash-only provider in Ohio.While insurance does pay for machines and supplies, Owner Miguel Semidey says patients don't want to limit their choices.“We find that a lot of patients want to try a different type of mask, a different brand,” said Semidey, who also owns Medicina Medical, an oxygen and respiratory therapy provider to long-term care facilities....

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Cash-only CPAP provider debuts

September 3, 2019HME News Staff

MIDDLEBURGH HEIGHTS, Ohio - Miguel Semidey has opened a retail store here called CPAP EquipSource to sell CPAP machines, masks, nebulizers, supplies, POCs and more to cash-paying customers, according to cleveland.com. “Right now, we're trying to attract that out-of-pocket customer who doesn't want to deal with an insurance company,” he told the website. “A lot of patients, for whatever reason, don't have options. They come to us and see different options in person, as opposed to...

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NovaSom files for bankruptcy, seeks sale to VirtuOx

August 15, 2019HME News Staff

GLEN BURNIE, Md. - VirtuOx is seeking to acquire the assets of NovaSom, which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy Aug. 2.Per the court documents, filed in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware, NovaSom seeks to sell virtually all of its assets to VirtuOx through a stalking horse auction; the estimated purchase price is $5.3 million. NovaSom, a provider of home sleep testing, was founded in 1992 and manufactures the AccuSom, which features continuous patient support and next-day...

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Agile Medical forms comprehensive sleep company

July 3, 2019HME News Staff

WEST BERLIN, N.J. - Agile Medical, parent company of The CPAP Shop, has partnered with Welltrinsic, a network of sleep medicine physicians, and CleveMed, a home sleep testing company, to launch Sleep Care online. The comprehensive sleep care services will enable patients to use an online telemedicine portal to connect with board-certified sleep physicians for services that include evaluation, home sleep testing, CPAP equipment and sleep coaching. “Sleep Care online is the natural progression...

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Itamar Medical: New fee schedule advances WatchPAT

November 16, 2018HME News Staff

CAESAREA, Israel - The recently released 2019 fee schedule from CMS should support broad use of Itamar Medical's WatchPAT technology, the company says. WatchPAT uses peripheral arterial tone (PAT) technology to provide cardiologists and sleep physicians in the United States with accurate sleep diagnoses. “We believe that the new CMS fee schedule validates the clinical value of our sleep tests for patients and may significantly advance utilization of our sleep tests in the U.S. market,”...

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