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Business Development

Sleep market embraces tech

May 29, 2018John Andrews

Seeking encouraging news among the chronic beleaguerment in the HME market can be a challenge, but one area where providers may find hope is with sleep therapy. As the category matures, awareness of obstructive sleep apnea is growing among the public and in the physician community, where more patients are being prescribed CPAP therapy.VGM Respiratory, a division of Waterloo, Iowa-based VGM Group, has seen the growth firsthand.“Family practice and internal medicine physicians, as well as nurse...

Brightree, CPAP, CPAP Resupply, Human Design Medical, Philips Respironics, ResMed, Sleep Apnea, VGM Respiratory

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Business Development

Solving the compliance puzzle

May 26, 2015John Andrews

One of the keys to improving CPAP compliance is to understand where the challenges lie. To raise the static 55% compliance rate, providers need to learn about patient issues and set out to correct them, sleep vendors say. Achieving compliance with CPAP masks has been difficult ever since the technology was introduced—especially for patients just starting the therapy. Although there are various reasons why, Susie Justus, clinical support specialist for San Diego-based ResMed, says the two...

CPAP Compliance, Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare, Human Design Medical, ResMed, Sleepnet

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Vendors look to retail to 'open access' to CPAP

January 10, 2014Liz Beaulieu, Editor

BOSTON - A second manufacturer has entered the retail market for sleep therapy devices, banking on the idea that patients will buy what they want instead of settling for what an insurer will give them.“Everything is driven by payers and, as a result, access for patients isn't that good,” said Steve Moore, senior vice president of sales and marketing for Human Design Medical, maker of the Z1 CPAP device. “What we wanted to do is make a device that people like and want to use and,...

CPAP, Human Design Medical, Retail, Steve Moore

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Also Noted

New CPAP available online only

November 19, 2013HME News Staff

BOSTON - Human Design Medical plans to release Z1, a new portable CPAP machine, on Nov. 21. The palm-sized machine weighs 10 ounces and uses a lithium ion battery that works for 8 hours without backup power, according to the news release. “Our goal was to make CPAP treatment more user-friendly for people with active lifestyles and I think we really nailed it,” said Steve Moore, senior vice president of sales and marketing. “I am a CPAP user myself and have taken the Z1 on business...

CPAP, Human Design Medical, ZI

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