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NSF recognizes Itamar Medical for its home sleep test

October 7, 2020HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - The National Sleep Foundation has named Itamar Medical, which develops and commercializes non-invasive medical devices and solutions to aid in the diagnosis of respiratory sleep disorder, as the winner of the 2020 SleepTech Award. The award recognizes the year's most innovative efforts in advancing sleep technology. Itamar describes its WatchPAT ONE as the first and only disposable home sleep apnea test that connects to a smartphone app and easily transmits sleep data for review. “Their...

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Better Rest Solutions stands up to drowsy driving

November 5, 2014HME News Staff

BOSTON - In honor of Drowsy Driving Prevention Week, Better Rest Solutions (BRS) will donate $5 to the National Sleep Foundation for every SoClean and SoClean 2 Go sold in November. “Drowsy Driving Prevention Week is such an important campaign for sleep apnea patients to be aware of,” said Mike Schmidt, president of BRS. The Uxbridge, Mass.-based manufacturer has also agreed to donate $1 for every 10 individuals (up to $2,500) who pledge to take a stand against drowsy driving. This...

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Poll suggests its time to unplug

May 25, 2011HME News Staff

ARLINGTON, Va. - If you're the type of person who likes to sleep cuddled up to your iPhone, you should know it could be keeping you awake at night, says a new poll. This year's Sleep in America Poll, conducted by the National Sleep Foundation, focuses on technology use and sleep. About 95% of poll respondents said they used some type of electronic device, like a TV, computer, cell phone or video game, in the hour before bed. "My research compares how technologies that are 'passively received' such...

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Meet Lisa Feierstein, 'CPAP fairy godmother'

May 24, 2010Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

For provider Lisa Feierstein, success means giving back to her community--a notion she takes to heart. "There is a Jewish saying--tikkun olam--which means repair the world," said Feierstein, founder of Raleigh, N.C.-based Active Healthcare. "I've been very fortunate that I've grown a business that allows us to do that." Thanks to a "Gives Back" grant from the National Sleep Foundation, which awarded her 60 refurbished CPAP machines, Feierstein will get to expand a program that provides used CPAPS...

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