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In brief: PHE extension, Itamar acquisition, vent study 

January 15, 2021HME News Staff

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has extended the public health emergency for another three months. On Jan. 7, HHS Secretary Alex Azar announced the extension of the PHE, which was set to expire Jan. 21. HHS extended the PHE, originally declared on Jan. 31, 2020, multiple times last year. There are several HME-related provisions tied to the PHE, including Medicare’s 75/25 blended reimbursement rates in non-rural, non-competitive bidding areas; and...

aahomecare, CareCentrix, Itamar Medical, Moxie, NHIA, RESNA, The VGM Group, Viemed Healthcare


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Itamar Medical ‘jump starts’ RPM initiatives with Spry Health acquisition 

January 14, 2021HME News Staff

CAESAREA, Israel – Digital health company Itamar Medical plans to buy San Francisco-based Spry Health, which makes a wrist-based remote monitoring solution.  Spry’s Loop System, a watch-like, home-based device, uses sensing technologies and algorithms that contextualize real-time, continuous physiologic data to flag signs of patient deterioration using bio-markers such as SpO2, respiration rate and heart rate. These three signals, combined...

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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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Aeroflow partners with Itamar to expand sleep apnea solutions

April 23, 2020HME News Staff

ASHEVILLE, N.C. - Aeroflow Healthcare has contracted with Itamar Medical to add telemedicine services to its sleep apnea solutions. The relationship will increase patient access to home sleep testing using Itamar's WatchPAT ONE single-use device. “COVID-19 may impact patients' access to critical medical services, but Aeroflow Healthcare is committed to helping them stay safe and healthy by remaining fully operational and providing telehealth sleep therapy services," said Eric Mongeau, national...

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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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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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Itamar gets injection of capital

August 27, 2015HME News Staff

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. - Viola Private Equity has committed to invest up to $28.4 million in Itamar Medical, the manufacturer of the WatchPAT home sleep test. “An investment of $30 million will enhance the execution of Itamar Medical's growth strategy and the leveraging of the many financial opportunities we are identifying in the market,” said Gilad Glick, CEO of Itamar Medical, in a release. Viola Private Equity, an Israeli-based technology growth capital and buyout fund,will become the...

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Itamar expands sleep program to cardiologists

May 22, 2015HME News Staff

FRANKLIN, Mass. - Itamar Medical will begin offering a comprehensive sleep apnea management service to cardiologists, the medical device company announced May 16. The new offering comes on the heels of growing evidence of the link between cardiovascular disease and obstructive sleep apnea. The Total Sleep Solution program will use Itamar's cloud-based IT platform to transmit WatchPAT test results directly to physicians and their staff. “The Total Sleep Solution is a growing business opportunity,...

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In brief: Stakeholders to shut down switchboards, Sanomedics to buy sleep provider

July 12, 2013HME News Staff

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - With Round 2 of competitive bidding now underway, industry stakeholders plan to crank up the pressure on lawmakers with a virtual fly-in July 18. AAHomecare is coordinating efforts with The VGM Group, The MED Group and state associations across the country to get providers and their patients to phone, fax or call lawmakers to report problems they've encountered since the program kicked off July 1. Only a few weeks into the program, stakeholders are hearing reports of equipment delays...

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