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F&P Healthcare tracks 'surge'

December 1, 2020HME News Staff

LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. - Fisher & Paykel Healthcare reported operating revenue of $226.2 million for the first half of the 2021 financial year for its homecare product group, a 5% increase compared to the same period in the previous financial year. “Since the pandemic started, many sleep clinics have been closed, resulting in a reduction in new patient diagnoses,” said Lewis Gradon, managing director and CEO. “Our F&P Evora and F&P Vitera masks for OSA are great products that...

Financial Results, Fisher & Paykel Healthcare, respiratory products


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Circadiance joins VGM's network

July 5, 2017HME News Staff

PITTSBURGH - Circadiance has joined VGM's network of vendors, increasing the company's access to more than 5,000 independent HME providers. “The partnership between Circadiance and VGM allows Circadiance to reach a large number of HME providers with innovative sleep and respiratory monitoring products,” said David Groll, CEO of Circadiance. As part of the partnership, Circadiance will offer VGM members “an economical ordering advantage,” the company says. Circadiance's brands...

Circadiance, respiratory products, Sleep Therapy, VGM


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InnoMed cuts ties with DeVilbiss

August 14, 2013HME News Staff

COCONUT CREEK, Fla. - InnoMed Technologies will no longer distribute its respiratory products exclusively through DeVilbiss Healthcare, the company announced Aug. 12.“With competitive bidding and declining reimbursement rates, demands are being placed on manufacturers to reduce prices and in order to remain competitive with companies such as ResMed, Fisher & Paykel Healthcare and Philips Respironics, we believe moving toward a direct sales model is the right thing to do,” stated CEO Ron...

DeVilbiss, distribution, InnoMed, respiratory products


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DeVilbiss offers webinar lineup

June 20, 2013HME News Staff

SOMERSET, Pa. - The DeVilbiss clinical education team has created a lineup of live webinars in which providers can earn continuing education credits (CEUs), according to a press release. The webinars have been pre-approved through the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) and the Canadian Society of Respiratory Therapists (CSRT) so sleep technologists and respiratory therapists can earn the professional credits. The lineup includes sessions on choosing the right oxygen system for...

CPAP, DeVilbiss, dme, hme, Oxygen Concentrators, respiratory products, sleep disorders


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Inogen oxygen concentrator gets high marks

June 14, 2013HME News Staff

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - The Inogen One G3 portable oxygen concentrator has been reviewed by a third-party testing service and named the top performer in several categories, according to a press release. Strategic Dynamics examined four sub-five pound portable oxygen concentrators. The Inogen One G3 was found to be the highest performing portable oxygen concentrator in oxygen production and versatility. “The Inogen One G3 produces more oxygen, can maintain oxygen delivery for a higher range...

dme, hme, Inogen, Portable Oxygen Concentrators, respiratory products, Strategic Dynamics


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Q&A: Ed Murphy

May 31, 2013Liz Beaulieu, Editor

SOMERSET, Pa. - DeVilbiss Healthcare may be 125 years old this year, but it has no plans to slow down. In fact, the company is making a number of moves that show it may be more relevant than ever, says President and CEO Ed Murphy. Here's what he had to say about the company's roots in atomizers, its rocky road to its current ownership, and its role in helping providers reduce costs.HME News: How did DeVilbiss go from atomizers to a full line of respiratory products?Ed Murphy: Atomizers are a small...

CPAP, DeVilbiss Healthcare, dme, hme, Oxygen Concentrators, respiratory products, Sunrise Medical, Vestar Capital


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Fisher & Paykel breaks records

May 23, 2013HME News Staff

AUCKLAND, New Zealand - Fisher & Paykel Healthcare reported net profit after tax of NZ$77.1 million for the year ended March 31, 2013, according to a press release. The record earnings reflect a 20% increase compared to the prior year. Full-year operating revenue climbed 8% above the prior year to NZ$556.3 million, also a record. Growth was fueled primarily by strong demand for products in two groups: respiratory and acute care, and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Michael Daniell, CEO of Fisher...

CPAP, dme, Eson nasal masks, Fisher & Paykel, hme, osa, Pilairo nasal pillow, respiratory products, Sleep Apnea


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Sleep Nation launches live call service

May 17, 2013HME News Staff

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Sleep Nation, a provider of CPAP supplies, has bundled its call center, insurance eligibility and fulfillment teams into a live call service for providers, according to a press release. The provider is pitching the services to other providers looking to increase their re-supply businesses. “Live callers perform better than automated options and provide for better patient communication and care,” stated Richardson Roberts, CEO of Sleep Nation, in the release.

CPAP, dme, hme, respiratory products, Sleep Apnea, sleep disorders, Sleep Nation


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ResMed settles with university

May 14, 2013HME News Staff

SAN DIEGO - ResMed agreed to pay the University of Sydney $AU25 million to settle a lengthy legal dispute regarding patent infringement, according to news reports. The university, where researcher Colin Sullivan invented a nasal mask to treat sleep apnea, had accused ResMed, its former commercial partner, of infringing its patent and failing to pay royalties. As part of the settlement, ResMed will fund two perpetual academic chairs: the ResMed Chair of Sleep Medicine; and the ResMed Chair of Biomedical...

CPAP, dme, hme, osa, ResMed, respiratory products, Sleep Apnea, University of Sydney


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In brief: MPP adds supporters, Aeroflow seeks subcontractors

May 10, 2013HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - A bill in the House of Representatives to replace competitive bidding with a market-pricing program (MPP) picked up 19 co-sponsors last week. There are now 44 co-sponsors for H.R. 1717 and industry stakeholders urge providers to keep talking it up. “We need everybody and their cousins to hear about it,” said Cara Bachenheimer, senior vice president of government relations for Invacare. Reps. Tom Price, R-Ga., and John Larson, D-Conn., introduced the bill April 24. Also last...

Aeroflow, competitive bidding, dme, hme, MPP, respiratory products, round 2


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