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OxyGEN wins Innovation Challenge 

December 16, 2020HME News Staff

CHICAGO – Three Lakes Foundation and MATTER have named OxyGEN as the first-place winner in their Innovation Challenge to accelerate new solutions in diagnosing, treating and managing pulmonary fibrosis.  OxyGEN, a med-tech venture out of Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, has produced a POC that tracks, monitors and automatically adjusts the oxygen level for each patient, improving mobility and quality of life. OxyGEN, along with three other winners, will receive...

Innovation Challenge, Oxygen, Portable Oxygen Concentrator (POC), Pulmonary fibrosis

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PFF ramps up education

October 12, 2018HME News Staff

CHICAGO - The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation has launched a new educational website: The website educates individuals about the deadly disease and provides a downloadable Pulmonary Fibrosis Risk List Worksheet to help them facilitate conversations about symptoms and risk factors with their providers. The website also offers a way to find a local pulmonologist with experience in the diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary fibrosis through the PFF Care Center Network. More than 200,000 Americans...

Awareness, Education, Pulmonary fibrosis

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Len Serafino: 'Keep Breathing'

August 20, 2013HME News Staff

YARMOUTH, Maine - Former homecare exec Len Serafino has released his second novel, “Keep Breathing,” the story of a road trip along the I-95 corridor taken by a man with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis and his friend. Serafino will donate 20% of proceeds from the book, which is available on, to the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation. Serafino spent 16 years working in the HME industry for companies like Drive Medical, Chad Therapeutics and American HomePatient. He is also the author...

Book, Len Serafino, Pulmonary fibrosis

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