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Somnetics repurposes Transcend CPAP

May 13, 2020HME News Staff

MINNEAPOLIS - Somnetics International is working to repurpose its inventory of Transcend CPAP machines for use in the fight against COVID-19. “We know we have a part to play in fighting this pandemic,” said Clarence Johnson, CEO of Somnetics. “We are working as fast as possible to boost product and convert our CPAP machines to help prevent a nationwide shortage of ventilators in health care settings.” Somnetics is taking steps to repurpose its Transcend CPAP machines into...

Coronavirus Outbreak, CPAP, somnetics, Transcend


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Specialty Providers

Travel CPAP ready for 'next wave'

April 6, 2018Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine - Providers expect to see sales of travel CPAPs increase as the devices become more visible in the public domain.“You had the initial surge of early adopters who tend to be early tech adopters,” said Jay Levitt, founder of San Diego-based Lofta. “Now we are seeing a bigger second wave, in which people are seeing them being used on airplanes or reading accolades about them. People are buying them.”There are four primary travel devices currently on the market:...

Human Design, Lofta, ResMed, respironics, somnetics, travel CPAP


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Somnetics gets creative

March 13, 2015Liz Beaulieu, Editor

NEW BRIGHTON, Minn. - Somnetics has come up with a few new ways to get the Transcend, its portable CPAP device, into the hands of users.The company has arranged for PPM Fulfillment, a warehouse and logistics provider specializing in drop-shipping CPAP supplies, to stock the Transcend, making it easier for HME providers to offer the device, which sells for cash.“DME providers are more and more embracing retail opportunities because of competitive bidding,” said Pat Mayer, executive vice...

CPAP, somnetics


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In brief: Gov't delays hearings, Cardinal highlights AssuraMed

November 1, 2013HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - The Office of Medicare Hearings and Appeals (OMHA) will defer assignments for hearings—possibly up to 28 months, according to a recent notice. Requests for hearings received after July 15, 2013, will be entered into the agency's case processing system and held until there is room on an Administrative Law Judge's (ALJ) docket for adjudication. When a request is assigned, a notice will be sent, according to the notice. The ALJs have been backlogged for more than a year, thanks...

aahomecare, aahomecare manufacturers working group, AssuraMed, BOC, Cardinal Health, CareTouch, CMS, Convaid, CPAP, dead beneficiaries


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Somnetics launches Auto CPAP

October 28, 2013HME News Staff

MINNEAPOLIS - Somnetics has rounded out its offering of portable sleep therapy devices with the Transcend Auto, the company announced Oct. 28. The machine automatically adjusts therapy pressure during sleep, and can be used with the company's heated humidifier and all Transcend accessories. “The Transcend Auto is a significant expansion for the innovative Transcend product line, and demonstrates our commitment to designing sleep apnea devices that meet the lifestyle needs of active patients,”...

clarence johnson, CPAP, somnetics, transcend auto


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Somnetics picks up rights to pillow

July 16, 2013HME News Staff

MINNEAPOLIS - Somnetics International, the maker of the Transcend Sleep Apnea Therapy System and accessories, has snagged the exclusive rights to sell and distribute the SleepAngel Pillow in the United States. The pillow features PneumaPure Filter Technology, proven to block germs, mold, dust and allergens that can contribute to asthma, allergy sinus and respiratory conditions. “The SleepAngel Pillow complements the growing line of devices that Somnetics offers to help people breathe and...

CPAP, pillow, Sleep Therapy, somnetics, Transcend


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In brief

April 24, 2012Liz Beaulieu, Editor

VGM taps radio personalityWATERLOO, Iowa - The VGM Group announced in March that Bryan Dodge, a professional speaker, radio personality and author, will keynote the 2012 VGM Heartland Conference in June. Dodge will speak June 5 at the Five Sullivan Brothers Convention Center, the headquarters of the June 4-7 event. Also scheduled to appear at Heartland: Ms. Wheelchair America 2012, Josie Badger.Lifegas creates bid websiteMURRAY HILL, N.J. - Lifegas has created a new website to provide subcontracting...

lifegas, Pride Mobility Products, somnetics, vgm group


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