Skip to Content

Tag: World Sleep Day

Also Noted

Drive DeVilbiss marks World Sleep Day

March 14, 2018HME News Staff

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y. - Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare will recognize World Sleep Day on March 16 to raise awareness of the importance of sleep and the prevalence of undiagnosed sleep apnea specifically in Latin America. In a study to determine the most common sleep disorders in four Latin American countries published in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 60.2% of subjects reported snoring, 16.4% reported excessive daytime sleepiness and 12.3% reported observed apneas. “Poor quality sleep...

Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare, Sleep Apnea, World Sleep Day

Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

Also Noted

Sleep: It's still not a priority, survey finds

March 13, 2018HME News Staff

AMSTERDAM - The majority of adults globally view sleep's impact on their overall health and wellbeing to be significant, yet only 29% of them say they feel guilty for not maintaining good sleep habits. That's compared to 49% who feel guilty for not exercising regularly and 42% for not eating healthy. The findings come from an annual survey conducted by Philips, “Better Sleep, Better Health. A Global Look at Why We're Still Falling Short on Sleep,” that reviewed the sleep habits of 15,000...

Philips, sleep survey, World Sleep Day

Read Full Articlered right arrow icon


In brief: ResMed, Philips highlight research on World Sleep Day, national specialty pharmacy providers merge

March 17, 2017HME News Staff

AMSTERDAM - Adults recognize that sleep is important, but they still prioritize other things in their lives over sleep, according to a new international survey published by Royal Philips on World Sleep Day.Ninety-two percent of 6,461 adults across five countries who were surveyed by Harris Poll said sleep is crucial to their overall health and wellbeing. They say even one bad night of sleep can result in looking tired, being less productive and feeling unmotivated.Yet 84% of adults say other things...

PharMerica, Respironics, Royal Philips, Somnoware, World Sleep Day

Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

Also Noted

Philips pledges to test 1 million for OSA

March 15, 2013HME News Staff

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands - As part of World Sleep Day 2013, Royal Philips Electronics has pledged to screen one million people worldwide for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) over the next five years, according to a press release. Philips will use an online risk assessment test on its website to provide individuals with risk levels for OSA. "Obstructive sleep apnea steals health from its sufferers and puts them on a path to potentially life-threatening diseases,” stated Brent Shafer, CEO,...

Philips Home Healthcare Solutions, Philips Respironics, Royal Philips Electronics, Sleep Apnea, World Sleep Day

Read Full Articlered right arrow icon