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ResMed maximizes awareness, demand

March 19, 2021Liz Beaulieu, Editor

SAN DIEGO – ResMed is positioning a new online shop as a way for the manufacturer to be a “strong partner” for its HME provider customers.  The company last week launched shop.ResMed.com to sell its AirMini travel CPAP devices to cash-paying customers.  “By setting a benchmark for the online patient experience, we’re maximizing patients’ awareness of and demand for the products and services HMEs provide,”...

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ResMed launches online shop for AirMini

March 16, 2021HME News Staff

SAN DIEGO – ResMed on March 16 began offering its AirMini CPAP and related masks and accessories to cash-paying customers through a new website shop.ResMed.com.  “Over 54 million Americans have sleep apnea – over 80% of whom are undiagnosed,” the company states. “Our mission is to drive awareness of the disease, plus how easy and effective today’s digitally connected home solutions are. We believe this will further normalize the condition,...

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Contest winners: Wheels UP!, MobilityWorks and VMI

November 1, 2019HME News Staff

Richard Corbett is the winner of the Wheels UP! accessible travel photo contest. Corbett submitted a photo of himself working out at the Original Muscle Beach in Santa Monica, Calif. The contest is sponsored by SPORTS 'N SPOKES Magazine, the Abilities Expo and Cure Medical. Corbett will receive a $1,000 Southwest Airlines E-Gift Card from Cure Medical and be featured on the November issue of SPORTS 'N SPOKES Magazine. Other winners: David Nickelson (second place), pictured off-roading along...

Accessibility, Cure Medical, MobilityWorks, Travel, Vantage Mobility International (VMI)


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OxygenToGo partners with Virgin Atlantic

October 29, 2019HME News Staff

JACKSON, Wyo. - OxygenToGo has been tapped by Virgin Atlantic to provide portable oxygen concentrators to passengers requiring medical oxygen onboard flights. The provider also offers pre-board screening services to ensure passengers have the proper equipment, batteries and medical clearance. “Making travel easy, safe and cost effective for medical oxygen dependent passengers has been our goal,” said Dr. Brent Blue, medical director. “Our services provide peace of mind for each...

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Wheels UP! for photo contest

August 1, 2019HME News Staff

PHOENIX - SPORTS 'N SPOKES Magazine, the Abilities Expo and Cure Medical have joined forces online to host the Wheels UP! accessible travel photo contest from Aug. 5-16. The contest, formerly known as Get Out Enjoy Life, kicks off with a photo contest and prize giveaways. Participants in the U.S. and Canada may submit photos of related sports activities, family vacations and weekend outings to be considered for one of four prizes. SPORTS 'N SPOKES, the Abilities Expo and Cure Medical will...

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Online CPAP provider compares travel devices

May 17, 2017HME News Staff

WEST BERLIN, N.J. - With a number of travel CPAP devices now on the market, Agile Medical, the parent company of www.thecpapshop.com, has developed a specific landing page on the website and posted a comparison guide and videos. Featured on the website are the newly launched ResMed AirMini and Philips DreamStation Go, as well as existing devices in the market from Somnetics (Transcend) and Human Design Medical (Z1). “Consumers feel that they make a better buying choice when price and feature...

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ResMed's hits market with travel CPAP

April 25, 2017HME News Staff

SAN DIEGO - ResMed unveiled its travel CPAP, the AirMini, today, April 25. Weighing just 0.66 pounds and measuring just 5.4 x 3.3 x 2 inches, the company is hailing the device as “the world's smallest CPAP machine.” “CPAP is now more portable and accessible than ever before,” said Mick Farrell, CEO, in a press release. “I have been traveling all over the world with a prototype of the AirMini system, using AutoSet, humidification, and an AirFit P10 pillows mask, and...

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ResMed prepares to grow demand for travel CPAPs

January 27, 2017Liz Beaulieu, Editor

SAN DIEGO - ResMed aims to blow up the market for travel CPAP devices with its soon-to-be launched AirMini, company officials said during a conference call Jan. 23 to discuss second quarter earnings. When an analyst on the call asked how big the market is for travel CPAPs, CEO Mick Farrell acknowledged that it's a “a very small niche,” but that HME providers and their customers are increasingly embracing cash sales, and that ResMed is ready to leverage that changing mindset. “We...

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ResMed set to launch travel CPAP

January 10, 2017HME News Staff

SAN DIEGO - ResMed has received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its AirMini, a device that the company says is “the world's smallest continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) device.” ResMed expects to launch the AirMini later this year. It is designed as a secondary CPAP, making it easier for users to continue their sleep therapy while traveling. “ResMed AirMini is the portable travel CPAP patients and home medical equipment providers have been waiting...

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Respironics passes FAA test

July 22, 2016HME News Staff

MURRYSVILLE, Pa. - Philips Respironics announced July 21 that its SimplyGo Mini portable oxygen concentrator conforms to all applicable Federal Aviation Administration requirements for carriage and in-flight use onboard aircraft. SimplyGo Mini is now a new option for HME providers to offer active respiratory patients, following the legacy of its predecessor, the SimplyGo. “With its lightweight design and reliable therapy delivery system, SimplyGo Mini empowers patients who struggle with respiratory...

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