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In brief: Phone calls improve compliance, provider runs for statehouse

September 27, 2013HME News Staff

BARCELONA, Spain - CPAP patients who received follow-up phone calls were 10% more compliant, according to a French study. Dr. Alain Didier from Toulouse University Hospital presented the results of his study at the European Respiratory Society 2013 Annual Congress, held here Sept. 7-11. In the study, 379 patients received either five follow-up calls during the three months after the initial setup, or a single visit by a technician after 30 days. During the calls, patients were given information about...

amber yeager, Breathe, breathelink, care centrix, chris fraser, cpap, CVS, david snow, Diabetes Care Club, donna smith


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Insulet, Medtronic settle lawsuit

September 26, 2013HME News Staff

BEDFORD, Mass. - Insulet has reached a settlement with Medtronic MiniMed in a pending lawsuit over patent infringement, according to a Sept. 25 news release. Medtronic MiniMed had filed the lawsuit against Insulet. The settlement allows for a cross-license of certain patent claims and includes an agreement by the companies not to sue each other for patent infringement related to existing products or any of their features. “This agreement allows us to maintain our focus on the launch of the...

duane desisto, insulet, medtronic minimed, OmniPod


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