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RRI to continue supporting HomeFill

December 1, 2022HME News Staff

ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Responsive Respiratory says it is committed to providing cylinders and valves compatible with the HomeFill system, despite Invacare’s decision to exit the respiratory market by the end of the year. “We stand committed to servicing the needs of oxygen providers,” said Steve Bannon, RRI president. “The departure of Invacare in the respiratory market leaves a tremendous gap for providers utilizing the HomeFill compressor. Rather than decommissioning units...

Home Respiratory Equipment, HomeFill, Invacare, Responsive Respiratory


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Return to their roots

December 1, 2022Liz Beaulieu, Editor

When I spoke with Geoffrey Purtill in September, he hinted that some dramatic changes were coming Invacare’s way, but he couldn’t say at that time what they were. The need for changes didn’t come as a surprise. Following a consent decree with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Invacare has continued to struggle to find its footing and then the pandemic hit, with all of its baggage. A company that once had a market cap of more than $1 billion now stands at $19.72 million. But...

HomeFill, Invacare, respiratory


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Invacare’s exit from respiratory market is ‘devastating,’ poll respondents say

November 18, 2022Liz Beaulieu, Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine – Invacare’s decision to discontinue production of respiratory products by the end of this year will leave a gaping hole in the market, according to the respondents to a recent HME Newspoll.  “It’s actually devastating, when 85% or more of our oxygen concentrators are Invacare and I have a staff that knows how to work on them,” wrote one poll respondent.  Eighty- five percent of respondents to the poll reported carrying Invacare respiratory...

Home Medical Equipment, Home Respiratory Equipment, HomeFill, Invacare


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Where's the opportunity in transfilling technology?

July 10, 2015Liz Beaulieu, Editor

Editor's note: This is the first in a series of stories about transfilling technology. Next week: HME providers offer their ground-level view.ELYRIA, Ohio - Invacare's recent disclosure that it lost a significant order for HomeFill oxygen systems by a national account in 2014 is likely a one-off, with manufacturers of transfilling technology reporting demand has been healthy.Invacare saw a spike in sales for HomeFill in 2013, when a national account converted to the transfilling technology, but it...

DeVilbiss Healthcare, HomeFill, Invacare, Niraj Patel


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Executive Session

Running tips from Don Spence

May 15, 2009Mike Moran

I wondered last night, as I was running a 4-mile loop around Baxter Boulevard and back to my house in Portland, Maine: How did Don Spence end up doing in the Pittsburgh Half-Marathon? American Pie Presents Band Camp full Heavy Metal divx Finding Neverland trailer The Sentinel hd The Murrysville, Pa.-based Philips Respironics, where Spence is CEO of Home Healthcare Solutions, was the title sponsor of the May 3 race. Respironics used the race as a platform to raise awareness of the importance...

Don Spence, Executive Session, HomeFill, Sleep Apnea


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