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In brief: SoClean sues Philips, Better Health gets investment, Movair launches ventilator

October 15, 2021HME News Staff

PETERBOROUGH, N.H. – SoClean Inc. has filed a lawsuit against Philips, alleging the company has sought to blame it for problems related to its recall of certain respiratory devices.  The lawsuit, filed in the United States District Court for Massachusetts, alleges Philips has misled the public and engaged in acts of deliberate misdirection, placing blame on SoClean to divert attention away from obvious design flaws, including a poor choice of sound abatement foam, which led to its recent...

Better Health, Home Medical Equipment, Medtrade East, Movair, Permobil, Philips Recall, SoClean


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SoClean sues Philips, seeks damages in excess of $200 million

October 13, 2021HME News Staff

PETERBOROUGH, N.H. – SoClean Inc. has filed a lawsuit against Philips, alleging the company has sought to blame it for problems related to its recall of certain respiratory devices. The lawsuit, filed in the United States District Court for Massachusetts, alleges Philips has misled the public and engaged in acts of deliberate misdirection, placing blame on SoClean to divert attention away from obvious design flaws, including a poor...

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Makers of CPAP cleaners distance themselves from recall

June 18, 2021Liz Beaulieu, Editor

PETERSBOROUGH, N.H. – SoClean is standing by its CPAP cleaning device, after Philips said “unapproved cleaning methods, such as ozone,” may be exacerbating the degradation of sound abatement foam in its first-generation DreamStation product family.   Philips made the claim as part of a voluntary recall announced June 14 to address identified potential health risks related to the polyester-based polyurethane foam in certain Bi-Level CPAP, CPAP and mechanical ventilator...

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In brief: Medline investment, SoClean award, MAC reviews

June 11, 2021HME News Staff

NORTHFIELD, Ill. – Medline Industries has entered into an agreement to receive a majority investment from a group of private equity firms, including Blackstone, Carlyle Group and Hellman & Friedman, worth a reported $30-plus billion.  Medline, which generated revenues of $17.5 billion in 2020, will use the new resources from the partnership to expand its product offerings, accelerate international expansion and continue to make new infrastructure investments to strengthen its global...

Apria, Inogen, NCART, Option Care Health, Permobil Foundation, Rehab Medical, SoClean, VGM Heartland


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SoClean wins legal action

June 7, 2021HME News Staff

PETERBOROUGH, N.H. – The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois recently issued an order in favor of SoClean in its legal action against 861 websites and web stores for allegedly marketing and selling products that are counterfeit and products that infringe on its intellectual property rights.  The court’s order awards damages against the defendants of up to $100,000 each, which SoClean may seize from the defendant’s accounts, including those held with...

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SoClean partners with Extend

October 15, 2020HME News Staff

PETERBOROUGH, N.H., and SAN FRANCISCO - SoClean has a new partnership with Extend, a company that provides extended warranties and protection plans. SoClean now has the ability to offer an “up-leveled extended warranty experience, while also increasing their bottom margins and bottom-line profits,” according to a press release. Extend provides a way for companies to integrate an extended warranty program into e-commerce platforms like Shopify and into custom solutions through APIs.

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SoClean reorganizes staffing

October 14, 2020HME News Staff

PETERBOROUGH, N.H. - SoClean is reducing staff in its call centers, but it's looking to grow staff in R&D and other areas of the company, CEO Bob Wilkins has told the Monadnock Ledger Transcript. The company, citing the negative impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, has laid off 23 call center employees here and in Montana in recent weeks, according to the newspaper. Sleep centers have been restricted during the pandemic, weakening referrals for CPAP therapy, a key indicator for sales of SoClean's CPAP...

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SoClean expands into air purification, device disinfection

July 21, 2020HME News Staff

PETERBOROUGH, N.H. - SoClean has expanded its product portfolio to include the SoClean Air Purifier and the SoClean Device Disinfector. The company says the air purifier eliminates up to 99.9999% of airborne viruses, bacteria and allergens, surpassing HEPA standards. It says its disinfector kills up to 99.9% of bacteria and viruses on high-touch everyday items, including smart phones and key fobs. “We are always looking for new ways to expand our presence within the health technology industry...

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SoClean sues Sunset

April 21, 2020HME News Staff

PETERBOROUGH, N.H. - SoClean has initiated patent infringement litigation against Sunset Healthcare Solutions and its Zoey CPAP sanitizer in the U.S. District Court of Massachusetts. SoClean said in a statement to HME News that, based on a preliminary finding, the court found there is a “substantial likelihood of prevailing on its claim of infringement.” The case is now scheduled to proceed to discovery and trial. Sunset Healthcare Solutions, which launched the Zoey earlier this year,...

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Makers of CPAP cleaning devices respond

March 6, 2020Liz Beaulieu, Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine - SoClean will cover the cost of repairs for three years “in the unlikely event” that ozone from its product damages ResMed's AirSense 10. SoClean told its partners in a letter that if a patient uses its cleaning device with an AirSense 10 that was purchased on or after Feb. 1, the company will cover the cost to repair the CPAP device during the initial two-year warranty period “in the unlikely event the AirSense 10 shows validated damage consistent with the...

CPAP Cleaning, Ozone, SoClean, VirtuOx


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