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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...

CPAP, Lisa Feierstein, REMWorks, Sleep Apnea, sleep health

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Sleep startup removes barriers to care

February 1, 2016Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. - A virtual sleep center wants to put the power of health care back into the hands of patients, says its founder.“We want to take health care out of the forced algorithms of insurances and hospital protocols,” said Dr. Joseph Krainin, founder of Singular Sleep. “When I had a traditional practice, I was just facing an unwinnable battle helping people get the treatment they needed.”Singular Sleep, a telehealth startup, offers online consultations and home...

Dr. Joseph Krainin, Singular Sleep, Sleep Apnea, sleep health

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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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