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F&P sees increased demand due to COVID-19 surges 

January 22, 2021HME News Staff

AUCKLAND, New Zealand – Fisher & Paykel Healthcare reports operating revenue for the nine months ended Dec. 31, 2020, was up 73% in constant currency compared to the prior comparable period.  In the hospital product group, operating revenue was up 113%, with hardware growing 446% and consumables growing 54%.  “In many parts of the world, we have continued to see an influx of COVID-19 patients requiring hospitalization for respiratory treatment,” said Lewis Gradon,...

coronavirus outbreak, financial results, Fisher & Paykel Healthcare, nasal high flow therapy, osa, sleep therapy


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Sleep, oxygen patient volumes to improve in 2021, survey shows 

January 12, 2021HME News Staff

NEW YORK – Providers expect high-single digit growth in sleep patient volumes in the next year, according to Needham’s “1Q21 HME Oxygen and Sleep Survey.”  Respondents saw their sleep patient volume increase by only 0.8% in the last 12 months but expect it to grow by 7.6% over the next 12 months, the survey says. These rates are mixed from the prior survey results of 5.5% and 5%, respectively.  Overall, respondents reported that the COVID-19 pandemic has...

home oxygen therapy, Oxygen, patient volumes, sleep therapy


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Baxter buys SleepGlad

December 2, 2020HME News Staff

COLUMBIA, Tenn. - Baxter Management has bought SleepGlad, a cloud-based CPAP mask fitting and initial CPAP management platform for HME providers. The technology, which only requires patients to take a “selfie,” is manufacturer neutral, meaning providers can customize and add preferences from ResMed, Philips Respironics, Fisher & Paykel Healthcare or 3B Medical. “We are excited to have SleepGlad join our family of companies,” said David Baxter, owner. “We look forward...

Baxter Management, CPAP mask, resupply, sleep therapy, SleepGlad


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Sleeplay takes 'unconventional approach'

November 24, 2020HME News Staff

MIAMI - Sleeplay is a new CPAP shop for all things sleep, wellness and comfort. The company says it provides customers with an easy-to-use website, and convenient features like complimentary equipment troubleshooting and digital prescription uploads. “Sleeplay's unconventional approach to a somewhat archaic industry is exactly what this market needs and truly distinguishes us from other organizations in the space,” said Liliane Fuhrman, owner of Sleeplay. The website features hundreds...

cpap, sleep apnea, sleep therapy, Sleeplay


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TherapyAssist takes sophisticated but 'simple' approach to sleep therapy

October 16, 2020Liz Beaulieu, Editor

PITTSBURGH - sovaSage has launched TherapyAssist, a software that its co-founder says optimizes the sleep therapy process, including finding patients the right masks, using artificial intelligence and computer vision. “It's well acknowledged that the right mask fit is, not the only indicator, but the No. 1 indicator for determining whether or not therapy succeeds or fails,” said William Kaigler, who has a 30-year career in the HME industry, which includes working at Philips Respironics...

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sovaSage debuts software to manage sleep therapy patients

September 29, 2020HME News Staff

PITTSBURGH - sovaSage has released TherapyAssist software to help home care providers manage their sleep apnea patients remotely. The patent-pending software assists respiratory therapists in managing CPAP, BiPAP and Auto-PAP therapies using artificial intelligence and novel computer vision, and leverages more than three years of research, development and field tests. The company says the software has the ability to: triple the number of patients that RTs can see in one day; reduce the number of...

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F&P updates guidance

August 18, 2020HME News Staff

IRVINE, Calif. - Fisher & Paykel Healthcare saw lower diagnosis rates of obstructive sleep apnea globally for the first four months of its fiscal year 2021 but mildly elevated rates of mask resupply, the company stated in a recent update.The company saw 4% revenue growth for masks for the first four months of FY21 compared to the prior comparable period.Still, “we have maintained our assumption that OSA diagnosis rates are reduced for the year,” F&P stated in the update.Overall, thanks...

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F&P updates guidance

August 18, 2020HME News Staff

IRVINE, Calif. - Fisher & Paykel Healthcare saw lower diagnosis rates of obstructive sleep apnea globally for the first four months of its fiscal year 2021 but mildly elevated rates of mask resupply, the company stated in a recent update.The company saw 4% revenue growth for masks for the first four months of FY21 compared to the prior comparable period.Still, “we have maintained our assumption that OSA diagnosis rates are reduced for the year,” F&P stated in the update.Overall, thanks...

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F&P's homecare group sees 9% increase in revenues

June 30, 2020HME News Staff

IRVINE, Calif. - Fisher & Paykel Healthcare reported operating revenue of $1.26 billion for its fiscal year ended March 31, 2020, an 18% increase compared to 2019 or a 14% increase in constant currency.It reported net profit after tax of $287.3 million, a 37% increase in 2020 vs. 2019 or 30% in constant currency.The increase in revenue was largely driven by growth in the use of F&P's Optiflow nasal high flow therapy, demand for products to treat COVID-19 patients and strong hospital hardware sales...

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Oventus and Aeroflow get first distribution agreement

May 26, 2020HME News Staff

BRISBANE, Australia - Oventus Medical announced May 25 that Aeroflow Healthcare has executed its first subcontract to provide patients of Regional Health Diagnostics with the O2Vent Optima oral treatment for obstructive sleep apnea.“We have been working with Aeroflow for 15 years as the primary CPAP provider for our OSA patients,” said Jeff Ragan, president and CEO of Regional Health Diagnostics, which operates 12 sleep labs across Tennessee, Georgia, Alabama, and North and South Carolina....

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