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O2 Concepts gets connected

February 26, 2016Liz Beaulieu, Editor

NEWTOWN, Conn. - O2 Concepts launched its “DNA technology” in September, but already about half of the manufacturer's HME provider customers are taking advantage of it.The technology allows HME providers to log on to any web-enabled device to access data from a Verizon modem in the manufacturer's portable oxygen concentrators. (DNA stands for dynamic network analysis.)Connected devices are the future of home oxygen therapy, said Rob Kent, CEO of O2 Concepts, which has been working on...

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Business Development

Embrace 'rapid maturity' of oxygen market

June 20, 2014John Andrews

Whether an oxygen provider won the second round of Medicare competitive bidding or not, the results are the same: a dramatic restructuring of the oxygen business model is necessary for continued viability in the category, market experts say. With reimbursement cuts of 45%,  it is a new era of austerity that requires wringing every dollar out of every transaction, says Scott Wilkinson, executive vice president of sales at Goleta, Calif.-based Inogen. “Forty-five percent is a hefty...

Applied Home Healthcare Equipment, Doug Francis, Inogen, Invacare, Joe Lewarski, O2 Concepts, Oxygen market, Rob Kent, Scott Wilkinson, Victoria Marquard-Schultz

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