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Belluscura signs distribution agreement 

September 22, 2022HME News Staff

LONDON and PLANO, Texas – Belluscura has signed a distribution agreement with a leading DME provider and distributor in the United States, it has announced. Belluscura, which makes the X-PLOR portable oxygen concentrator, says the DME provider has been supplying home oxygen therapy for more than 50 years through 1,000 brick-and-mortar locations throughout the country, as well as online. “This agreement, with one of the largest supplemental oxygen providers in the U.S., significantly increased...

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Belluscura launches Bluetooth-enabled POC 

August 9, 2022HME News Staff

LONDON and PLANO, Texas – Belluscura has launched its next-generation X-PLOR portable oxygen concentrator (formerly described as X-PLOR CX) with Nomad Health App. Bluetooth capabilities allow patients to connect their X-PLOR to other smart devices, such as their iPhone or Android phone, their Nonin or Masimo pulse oximeters and their Fitbit wearables, helping them to track oxygen use, breathing rates, blood oxygen saturation levels, heart rate, sleep and other important biometric and environmental...

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Inogen reports slight increase 

August 5, 2022HME News Staff

GOLETA, Calif. – Inogen reported total revenues of $103.4 million for the second quarter of 2022, a 1.8% increase compared to the same period in 2021 and a 28.6% increase compared to the prior quarter.  “We delivered solid performance in the quarter driven by our ability to fulfill customer demand, while effectively managing supply chain challenges and macro headwinds,” said Nabil Shabshab, Inogen’s president and CEO.  Other financial results:  Adjusted...

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Inogen: ‘We continue to address higher costs’ 

May 6, 2022HME News Staff

IGOLETA, Calif. – Inogen reported total revenue of $80.4 million for the first quarter of 2022, down 7.5% from the same period in 2021, primarily due to supply chain constraints.  The company says, however, that total revenue was up 5.2% sequentially from the fourth quarter of 2021.  Inogen reported revenue of $34.4 million for its domestic direct-to-consumer channel, up 12.2%; and revenue of $5.1 million for its domestic business-to-business channel, down 83.4%. It reported...

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ARYA launches POC

April 18, 2022HME News Staff

DENVER – ARYA BioMed Corp. has entered the home oxygen therapy market with a portable oxygen concentrator. The company says its POC weighs only five pounds with an eight-cell battery and only six pounds with a 16-cell battery. It features pulse-flow settings ranging from 1-5, a battery life of up to eight hours with the standard eight-cell battery pack, a sensitive breath detection, an auto-dose safety feature and more. It has also been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for...

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In brief: CPAP preferences shift, Belluscura snags gov’t contract, CMS invests in home care 

April 8, 2022HME News Staff

NEW YORK – HME providers expect to shift an average of 58.4% of their Philips Respironics flow generator purchases and an average of 30.2% of their mask purchases to other companies due to the recall, according to the first quarter HME Sleep and Oxygen Survey from Needham.  That’s up from the 56% and 23.1%, respectively, reported in the third quarter survey.  “ResMed should gain market share over the (next 12 months),” the survey states. “Respondents...

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Belluscura opens up ‘significant sales opportunity’ 

April 7, 2022HME News Staff

LONDON and PLANO, Texas – Belluscura’s X-PLOR portable oxygen concentrator has been awarded a distribution and pricing agreement from the U.S. Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) through its distribution partner, Lovell Government Services.  DLA procures more than $41.8 billion in goods and services annually from manufacturers and suppliers and provides them to the Department of Defense and other federal/state customers throughout the U.S. and globally.  “Receiving the...

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Belluscura names industry vet to lead operations

April 6, 2022HME News Staff

LONDON and PLANO, Texas – Belluscura has announced that Jim Clement has joined the company as head of commercial strategy. Clement has more than 30 years of experience in the DME industry, including general manager of GCE Healthcare, which hit the market with a POC under the Zen-O brand in 2016. “We are very excited to have Jim join our team,” said Robert Rauker, CEO of Belluscura. “His extensive knowledge of this industry will be a valuable asset to the company.” Over...

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CAIRE marks 20 years of LifeStyle 

April 5, 2022HME News Staff

BALL GROUND, Ga. – CAIRE is celebrating the 20th anniversary of the launch of the first portable oxygen concentrator, the LifeStyle. “For us, pioneering the first portable oxygen concentrator has been both a point of pride, and an ongoing incentive to continue to innovate and develop those technologies that will ensure clinically efficacious oxygen delivery and an improve quality of life for all of our users around the world,” said Earl Lawson, CEO of CAIRE. Introduced under CAIRE’s...

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Inogen: DTC sales up, B2B sales down

February 25, 2022HME News Staff

GOLETA, Calif. – Inogen reported revenue of $76.4 million for the fourth quarter of 2021, an increase of 3.3% over the same period in 2020, driven by a 23.3% in domestic direct-to-consumer sales to $33 million.  Domestic business-to-business sales in the fourth quarter of 2021 decreased 57.6% to $10.3 million compared to $24.2 million in the fourth quarter of 2020, primarily due to the supply chain constraints that limited product availability in this channel.  Rental revenue...

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