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Virtual visits expected to continue for sleep

May 28, 2021John Andrews

As the country prepares to transition away from COVID-related restrictions, the sleep therapy industry is looking at how to proceed with patient care, CPAP provision and sleep testing going forward. One of the main issues is whether continuing with virtual technology applications used during the height of the pandemic is beneficial or necessary. According to some sleep specialists, the trend will continue. Katherine Royster, vice president for sales and marketing at Winter Haven, Fla.-based 3B...

3B Medical, CPAP, Phillips, rtNow, Sleep Therapy


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Oventus signs up Sleep Metrics

April 26, 2021HME News Staff

BRISBANE, Australia – Oventus Medical has signed a new virtual lab-in-lab agreement with Sleep Metrics, a Portland, Ore.-based provider of sleep apnea testing and therapy, its fourth such agreement. Through the agreement, Sleep Metrics is now able to offer O2Vent therapy as a treatment alternative to patients who refuse CPAP therapy or find it challenging. “There are tremendous synergies with our VLIL model and Sleep Metrics’ existing at-home OSA testing,”...

CPAP Alternative, Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Oventus Medical, Sleep Metrics, Sleep Therapy


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The CPAP Shop, Sleep Care take diagnosis, treatment fully remote

April 5, 2021HME News Staff

NEW YORK – The CPAP Shop, an online retailer of sleep equipment, and Sleep Care online, a national sleep telemedicine services provider, have partnered to expand access to their solutions. Through the partnership, patients will have access to technology to diagnose sleep disorders, have one-on-one virtual consultations with board-certified sleep physicians and receive prescriptions for sleep therapy through Sleep Care online; and they will have access to customized recommendations...

CPAP Therapy, Obstructive Sleep Apnea, remote care, Sleep Care online, Sleep Therapy, Telehealth, The CPAP Shop


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Oventus signs on first VGM member 

March 29, 2021HME News Staff

BRISBANE, Australia – Oventus Medical has signed on its first member of VGM & Associates: InHome Oxygen and Medical Equipment in Pennsylvania. Per the agreement, InHome Oxygen will offer O2Vent therapy as a treatment alternative to patients who find CPAP therapy challenging. “We definitely see a need to provide alternative treatment for the many patients that refuse or struggle with PAP therapies,” said Robert Campitelli, president and...

CPAP Alternative, InHome Oxygen, O2Vent, Oventus Medical, Sleep Apnea, Sleep Therapy


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Oventus adds two agreements

March 18, 2021HME News Staff

BRISBANE, Australia – Oventus Medical has secured a new agreement with Connect DME to make available its home care oral appliance therapy to third-party administrator beneficiaries. Connect DME, which provides DME to TPAs, will leverage virtual consultations with physicians and dentists across its national footprint of customers to facilitate the use of the O2Vent Optima for sleep apnea treatment. The agreement calls for an initial contract of three years and automatically extends for another...

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ResMed posts ‘solid’ quarter

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ResMed posts ‘solid’ quarter

January 29, 2021HME News Staff

SAN DIEGO – ResMed reported revenues increased to $800 million for the three months ended Dec. 31, 2020, a 7% increase compared to the same period in 2019.  Net income was $179.5 million vs. $160.6 million.  “Our second quarter results reflect continued solid performance and positive trends across our business, resulting in top-line growth,” said Mick Farrell, CEO. “In our core markets of sleep apnea, COPD and asthma, we are seeing continued sequential improvement...

CPAP, Financial Results, ResMed, Sleep Therapy


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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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