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Aveanna launches IPO

April 20, 2021HME News Staff

ATLANTA – Aveanna Healthcare Holdings, a diversified home care platform that provides respiratory therapy products and services, has launched an initial public offering of about 38.2 million shares of its common stock at an anticipated initial public offering price of $16 to $18 per share. The company also intends to grant the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 5.7 million shares of its common stock. Aveanna has applied to list its common stock on the Nasdaq under...

Aveanna Healthcare, CPAP, Oxygen, Respiratory Therapy, vent


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Philips gets approval for new vent under emergency use authorization

April 15, 2020HME News Staff

AMSTERDAM - Royal Philips has introduced a ventilator, the Philips Respironics E30 ventilator, designed for large scale production. The vent can be used invasively or non-invasively, offering flexibility to adapt to treatment needs of patients with COVID-19, the company says. “The Philips Respironics E30 ventilator can deliver a range of treatment options, and we will quickly scale its production to 15,000 units per week in April,” said Frans van Houten, CEO of Royal Philips. On April...

Coronavirus Outbreak, Philips, vent


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ASV trumps PAP for chronic insomnia, study finds

December 19, 2019HME News Staff

YARMOUTH, Maine - Adaptive servo-ventilation proved superior to CPAP therapy in chronic insomnia patients with previously undiagnosed co-morbid OSA, according the first efficacy trial to compare the two modes. Future research must determine the following, according to the trial, which was recently published in The Lancet: the pathophysiological mechanisms to explain how OSA causes chronic insomnia; general population prevalence of this comorbidity; and cost-effectiveness of ASV therapy in complex...

CPAP, Insomnia, Research, Sleep Apnea, trial, vent


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Viemed posts gains in revenue, patient growth

August 9, 2019HME News Staff

LAFAYETTE, La. - Viemed Healthcare reported revenue of $22.5 million for the second quarter of 2019, a 45% increase compared to the same period last year. It reported net income of $1.8 million, a 23% decrease.Viemed reported revenue of $43 million for the first six months of 2019 compared to $29.6 million for the same period last year. It reported net income of $3.97 million vs. $4.7 million.The company says it grew its vent patient count by about 40% in the second quarter of 2019 compared to the...

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ResMed studies connect the dots on central sleep apnea

May 23, 2017HME News Staff

SAN DIEGO - People with treatment-emergent central sleep apnea (CSA) have a significantly greater risk of terminating CPAP therapy, according to a new ResMed-sponsored study presented on May 22 at the 2017 American Thoracic Society International Conference. Researchers found that 3.5% of patients had CSA during the first 90 days of therapy. ResMed says the study highlights the importance of regularly monitoring patients to support adherence to treatment, and diagnosing CSA early to minimize risk...

Central Sleep Apnea, CPAP, ResMed, study, vent


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