Skip to Content

Tag: VirtuOx


News

In brief: Amazon tackles sleep, Next Day Access franchise grows, AAH announces Homecare Champion nominees

October 7, 2022HME News Staff

SEATTLE – Amazon has introduced Halo Rise, a multi-purpose bedside tracker to help users sleep.  The device uses built-in sensor technology to provide accurate insights and personalized sleep analysis, the company says.  “Quality sleep is an incredibly important factor in our overall health and well-being,” said Melissa Cha, vice president of Amazon Smart Home and Health. “In today’s busy world, getting more and better sleep is one of the areas that customers...

aahomecare, Amazon, LifeScan, NCPA, Next Day Access, Owens & Minor, Philips, VirtuOx


Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

News

VirtuOx lends hand in wake of Hurricane Ian

October 7, 2022HME News Staff

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. – The VirtuOx corporate team, including founder and Chief Marketing Officer Kyle Miko, joined the Calvary Chapel Ft Lauderdale and Samaritans Purse on Oct. 5 to donate their time to help those affected by Hurricane Ian on the west coast of Florida. VirtuOx is also seeking donations of essential items for residents and relief workers: hygiene items, non-perishable food and baby food, first aid kits, water bottles, diapers (baby/adult), pull-ups, baby wipes, shovels,...

Hurricane Ian, VirtuOx


Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

Vendors

VirtuOx resolves allegations 

May 23, 2022HME News Staff

MIAMI – VirtuOx has agreed to pay $3.15 million to resolve allegations that it submitted or caused to be submitted false claims to Medicare for reimbursement, according to an announcement from the Department of Justice, U.S. Attorney’s Office, Southern District of Florida.  The Coral Springs, Fla.-based company, which operates Medicare-approved Independent Diagnostic Testing Facilities (IDTFs), allegedly violated the False Claims Act by falsely identifying the place of service...

Amber Watt, Breathe, Independent diagnostic testing facility, Pulse oximetry, VirtuOx


Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

Kyle Miko

Vendors

VirtuOx helps providers ‘cut cord’ on deliveries 

February 5, 2021Liz Beaulieu, Editor

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla – VirtuOx has launched a new oximetry program called EzOx, reshaping the process of qualifying patients for home oxygen therapy, and making it more efficient and cost effective for HME providers, says Kyle Miko.  Under the program, VirtuOx drop ships a disposable oximeter to patients in their homes, eliminating the need for providers to drop off and pick up a traditional oximeter, saving about...

Disposables, EzOx, Kyle Miko, Oximetry, Oxygen Therapy, Remote services, VirtuOx


Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

Also Noted

Coronavirus updates: CareCentrix, Prochant, VirtuOx

March 20, 2020Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

CareCentrix has extended its home telehealth platform at no cost to its network of more than 8,000 home health locations. It includes patient-to-provider and three-way virtual health capabilities to enable patients to include remote family members or caregivers in visits, remote monitoring, secure messaging and clinical analyticsProchant has posted a blog, “Latest Updates: COVID-19 and HME,” to serve as a real-time information hub for the HME industryVirtuOx, an independent diagnostic...

CareCentrix, Coronavirus Outbreak, Prochant, VirtuOx


Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

Vendors

Makers of CPAP cleaning devices respond

March 6, 2020Liz Beaulieu, Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine - SoClean will cover the cost of repairs for three years “in the unlikely event” that ozone from its product damages ResMed's AirSense 10. SoClean told its partners in a letter that if a patient uses its cleaning device with an AirSense 10 that was purchased on or after Feb. 1, the company will cover the cost to repair the CPAP device during the initial two-year warranty period “in the unlikely event the AirSense 10 shows validated damage consistent with the...

CPAP Cleaning, Ozone, SoClean, VirtuOx


Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

News

In brief: NovaSom files for bankruptcy, Cape Medical makes buy

August 16, 2019HME News Staff

GLEN BURNIE, Md. - VirtuOx is seeking to acquire the assets of NovaSom, which filed for Chapter 11 Aug. 2.Per the court documents, filed in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware, NovaSom seeks to sell virtually all of its assets to VirtuOx through a stalking horse auction; the estimated purchase price is $5.3 million. NovaSom, a provider of home sleep testing, was founded in 1992 and manufactures the AccuSom, which features continuous patient support and next-day test results....

aahomecare, Amoena, Cape Medical, Enos Home Medical, NovaSom, VirtuOx


Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

Vendors

NovaSom files for bankruptcy, seeks sale to VirtuOx

August 15, 2019HME News Staff

GLEN BURNIE, Md. - VirtuOx is seeking to acquire the assets of NovaSom, which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy Aug. 2.Per the court documents, filed in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware, NovaSom seeks to sell virtually all of its assets to VirtuOx through a stalking horse auction; the estimated purchase price is $5.3 million. NovaSom, a provider of home sleep testing, was founded in 1992 and manufactures the AccuSom, which features continuous patient support and next-day...

Home Sleep Testing, NovaSom, VirtuOx


Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

Also Noted

VirtuOx offers cardiac diagnostic service

March 22, 2019HME News Staff

SAN FRANCISCO - VirtuOx has launched CardioCHECK, a new way to diagnose patients with cardiac arrhythmias by using mobile cardiac telemetry in the patient's home. The CardioCHECK program allow prescribers to order MCT at the same time as other VirtuOx services like overnight pulse oximetry for nocturnal hypoxemia or home sleep testing for obstructive sleep apnea, according to a press release. “Research has shown arrhythmias are common with patients who have comorbid conditions like sleep apnea...

VirtuOx


Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

Vendors

PurWell applies VirtuOx approach to CBD

March 15, 2019Liz Beaulieu, Editor

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. - PurWell, a spin-off of VirtuOx, an IDTF for sleep disorders and respiratory diseases, entered the increasingly crowded market for CBD products last month.CEO Jon Fedele says PurWell plans to differentiate itself from other companies that have entered the market recently, like Green Roads and VGM's bontaniCo, by offering HME providers a number of programs to help them get started.“In addition to offering products for sale that a DME company can then turn around and sell...

CBD, PurWell, VirtuOx


Read Full Articlered right arrow icon