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Business Development

Oxygen market has evolved in pandemic

December 29, 2021John Andrews

Between the continuing threat of COVID-19 and lingering supply chain disruption, 2021 was a challenging year in the respiratory market for manufacturers, providers and patients alike. The pandemic has had a profound impact on the way the HME industry operates, while product distribution snarls have been a source of frustration.  These developments illuminated the HME industry’s profile within the overall healthcare spectrum, inspired a greater embrace of medical and information technology...

ABM Respiratory, COVID-19, Home Medical Equipment, Home Oxygen Equipment, Responsive Respiratory, Ventec Life Systems


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Ventec adds Parachute Health’s e-prescribing platform

September 30, 2021HME News Staff

BOTHELL, Wash. – Ventec Life Systems has integrated its VOCSN group of ventilators with Parachute Health’s e-prescribing platform. “Streamlining care for patients is at the heart of Ventec Life Systems, and we are proud to support innovative technology such as the Parachute Platform to provide greater access to the benefits of integrated respiratory care provided through the VOCSN group of ventilators,” said Jim Alwan, president and CEO of Ventec Life Systems. “And with...

e-prescribing, Parachute Health, Ventec Life Systems, VOCSN


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Ventec receives PDAC classification

September 23, 2021HME News Staff

BOTHELL, Wash. – Ventec Life Systems has had its standalone V+Pro ventilator added to the Pricing, Data Analysis and Coding (PDAC) Product Classification List under the Health Care Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) as reimbursable under codes E0465 or E0466. “Providing a family of products for patients and their caregivers is an essential element of Ventec Life System’s operational objectives, especially when ventilator demand is at the forefront due to the COVID-19 Delta variant,”...

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Ventec appoints Alwan as president, CEO 

March 10, 2021HME News Staff

BOTHELL, Wash. – Ventec Life Systems has named Jim Alwan, president and CEO. Alwan has more than 25 years of experience in medical device management, most recently as senior vice president and general manager of the Hospital Respiratory Care Business at Philips Healthcare. Before that, he was vice president, Innovation and Business Development, at Becton Dickinson. “Jim brings a track record of industry accomplishment and effective leadership to Ventec,” Ventec Life Systems...

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Ventec Life Systems honors RTs

November 4, 2020HME News Staff

BOTHELL, Wash. - Ventec Life Systems recently donated $10,000 to a COVID-19 RT Fund created by the American Association of Respiratory Care's board of directors. The fund sends financial assistance to the surviving families of licensed respiratory therapists who have died while caring for patients with COVID-19. Ventec Life Systems made the donation during National Respiratory Care Week, Oct. 26-31. “Respiratory Care Week shines a light on the vital role respiratory therapists play, and the...

Coronavirus Outbreak, Donation, Ventec Life Systems, ventilators


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Business Development

Connectivity 'elevates" home oxygen therapy

January 6, 2020John Andrews

Oxygen therapy has always been the lifeblood of the HME respiratory provider's business as companies offer a range of therapies, modalities and services to their patients. And the wireless connectivity that is ubiquitous in the modern world adds an important new dimension to the market that has the potential to boost efficacy and efficiency while reducing costs and better managing outcomes.The sophisticated connectivity infrastructure that has revolutionized communications has had a distinct and...

Home oxygen therapy, Home respiratory therapy, Philips, Ventec Life Systems


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Vendors

Ventec gears up

December 21, 2018Liz Beaulieu, Editor

BOTHELL, Wash. - With payment rules and rates finalized for multi-function vents, Ventec Life Systems, maker of the VOCSN, is ready to open the gates to new business on Jan. 1.CMS released a final rule in November that introduced a new code for multi-function vents, E0467, and outlined payment rules, including that a Medicare beneficiary who requires a vent and only one other therapy is eligible for a multi-function vent. “This is really important, as almost all vent patients need at least...

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New vent provider launches

August 29, 2018HME News Staff

NORWOOD, Mass. - Integrated Vent Solutions has launched to serve as the sole distributor of the VOCSN in New England. The VOCSN is a portable device from Ventec Life Systems that combines a ventilator, oxygen concentrator, cough assist, suction and nebulizer into one unified system. “Patients need, and deserve, medical devices that improve their health and make their lives easier,” said Eric Mongeau, IVS managing director, in a press release. We are proud to provide our patients with...

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VOCSN: 'Not just another ventilator'

April 14, 2017HME News Staff

BOTHELL, Wash. - Ventec Life Systems has received FDA 510(k) clearance of its VOCSN, a unified respiratory systems for ventilator patients. VOCSN combines five respiratory therapies—ventilation, oxygen, cough, suction and nebulization—and is designed to improve care for patients with neuromuscular disease, impaired lung function, spinal cord injury and pediatric development complications. The system is designed for use in hospital institutional, transport and home settings, and enables...

Ventec Life Systems, ventilator, VOCSN


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