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Sleep: Is it time to rethink the message?

March 21, 2016Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

Provider Lisa Feierstein has long extolled the virtues of a good night's sleep, but this year she's taking her message beyond the CPAP.“It's time to wake up and really understand how important sleep is, not only to your health, but just being able to accomplish what you want to every day to have a joyful, happy life,” said Feierstein, co-founder and president of Raleigh, N.C.-based Active Healthcare. Her inspiration: Arianna Huffington, co-founder and editor-in-chief of The Huffington...

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Daylight saving time provides opportunity to talk sleep

April 24, 2015Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

HME providers have heard it time and again: If you want to grow your business, you need to position yourself as the go-to expert on your services. Katie Colborn did just that recently, when she used daylight saving time as a springboard to get people talking about sleep. The sales and marketing manager for Pittsburgh-based REMWorks spoke with HME News about why it's important to drive safely after you change the clocks.HME News: Why is daylight saving time a good time to talk about sleep?Katie Colborn:...

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Insurer Highmark opens retail sleep store

December 19, 2014Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

PITTSBURGH - Healthcare giant Highmark has stepped into the sleep market with a new sleep wellness store, REMWorks.“Our goal is to be able to offer a solution to everyone who has a challenge, from just occasional sleeplessness to someone who has snoring issues to someone who may have and underlying sleep issue that they are not even aware of,” said Amy Phillips, director of REMWorks.The retail store, which opened Dec. 13, carries traditional CPAP machines and masks, over-the-counter remedies,...

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Health insurer to open sleep store

November 6, 2014HME News Staff

PITTSBURGH - Highmark in December plans to open a retail location in Homestead, Pa., to address sleeplessness and sleep apnea. REMWorks Sleep Store will offer CPAP machines and mask fittings as well as over-the-counter solutions for non-medical sleep issues. "We saw a market demand that was not being met, and that's what led to the development of the sleep store concept," said Paul Puopolo, VP of business innovation and development at Highmark. REMWorks will accept most regional and national insurance...

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