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Philips survey shows respiratory health is more of a priority

November 17, 2020HME News Staff

AMSTERDAM, the Netherlands - The COVID-19 pandemic has created unique challenges for the COPD community, but it has also increased awareness of the condition and pushed patients to pursue alternative care options, according to the first ever World COPD Day survey by Royal Philips. “Despite impacting millions of people around the world, COPD isn't talked about as often as other chronic conditions like heart disease,” said Huiling Zhang, head of medical office for connected care at Philips....

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New CRT consortium seeks survey responses

August 26, 2020HME News Staff

BUFFALO, N.Y. - The new CRT Remote Services Consortium has launched a survey to collect information about the application of remote services and telehealth in the complex rehab industry, as well as benefits/issues with their use and considerations for the future. Responses to the “Remote Services and Telehealth Survey” will be used in discussions with policymakers and others as part of efforts to make the current policy expansions permanent beyond the public health emergency. Responses...

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Study backs up safety, effectiveness of home infusion, NHIA says

August 20, 2020HME News Staff

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - Patients are overwhelmingly satisfied with their home infusion experience, according to the results of the National Home Infusion Foundation's annual study. When asked if they were satisfied with the overall quality of services on a five-point scale, respondents reported a mean score of 4.7 out of 5. “These study results reinforce that patients are able to receive infusion treatments safely and effectively in their homes and that the home setting remains a preferred site of...

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Pandemic impacts patient volume, survey says

June 3, 2020HME News Staff

NEW YORK - Respondents report, on average, a 4.1% decline in their sleep resupply business due to the COVID-19 pandemic in the “2Q20 HME Oxygen, Sleep and Complex Rehab Survey by Needham and HME News.”Respondents saw their sleep patient volume increase by 5.5% in the last 12 months before the pandemic and expect their volume to grow by 5% over the next 12 months.“Both of these growth rates are lower than our prior survey results of 15% and 15.3%, respectively,” writes analyst...

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Incontinence affects majority of middle-aged women, Aeroflow study finds

May 20, 2020HME News Staff

ASHEVILLE, N.C. - Almost 72% of women between ages 40-64 have experienced bladder control or leakage issues, according to a survey sponsored by Aeroflow Healthcare. About 65% say they experience bladder leakage at least once a month and 25% say it's a daily occurrence. Other findings: More than half of women say incontinence affects their daily lives and activities, including work, education and exercise. Additionally, more than half of women say they have not visited a health care provider after...

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Survey predicts nice bump in POC adoption

January 29, 2020HME News Staff

NEW YORK - Portable oxygen concentrators are expected to increase from 23.9% of the ambulatory oxygen market to 28.2% over the next 12 months, according to the results of a new survey from Needham.Respondents expect 11.3% growth in their POC unit purchases over the next 12 months, with Applied Home Healthcare's OxyGo and Inogen's G4 the two highest rated devices, according to the 4Q19 HME Oxygen, Sleep and Complex Rehab Survey of 48 companies.“Inogen looks likely to gain market share,”...

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Majority of consumers are comfortable with digital health, ResMed survey finds

October 24, 2019HME News Staff

SAN DIEGO - Fifty six percent of 3,000 Americans sampled say they currently monitor their health with at least one digital data collection tool, according to a new survey from ResMed and Edelman Intelligence.Other results from the survey: 60% say they attempt to diagnose themselves using the Internet, more than half say technology has improved their relationship with their primary care provider; and 68% say they want technology to play a larger role in sharing real-time medical information with their...

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Home infusion gets high marks from patients, survey finds

September 17, 2019HME News Staff

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - Home and specialty infusion patients are very satisfied with their care, according to the first quarter results of the National Home Infusion Foundation's Home Infusion Patient Satisfaction Benchmarking Program. When patients were asked if they were satisfied with the overall quality of the services they received, 97.47% said they agreed or strongly agreed, according to the results of the survey. Nearly 99% of patients also reported home infusion professionals are strong in communicating...

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Not enough breastfeeding moms know their rights, Byram survey finds

August 1, 2019HME News Staff

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. - Fewer than one in five working moms who breastfeed know their rights in the workplace, according to a survey commissioned by Byram Healthcare. Wakefield Research, which conducted the survey, polled 1,000 working moms in the U.S. with children ages two and under who are breastfeeding or recently breastfed. More than half of working moms (52%) said they didn't know they are legally entitled to a room to pump or express milk for a full year after giving birth. They said they were...

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PFQC launches consumer survey

April 2, 2019HME News Staff

WATERLOO, Iowa - People for Quality Care has launched a survey for Medicare beneficiaries and family caregivers to measure their experiences getting durable medical equipment and supplies.The goal of the survey: to gauge the impact of Medicare changes, including national competitive bidding, on access to products and services.“Ensuring we understand the direct impact the changes being made by Medicare are having on consumers and caregivers is critical in helping us communicate their issues...

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