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AdaptHealth sees oxygen ‘broadly up’


PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa. – It’s impossible to predict the full impact of the COVID-19 crisis on its business, but AdaptHealth remains confident about its strategy and its prospects, company executives said during an earnings call.

CAIRE ups production of 02 equipment


BALL GROUND, Ga. – CAIRE has added production shifts, extended work hours and is expanding production lines at its facilities in Ball Ground, Ga., Buffalo, N.Y., and Chengdu, China, to meet the increased demand for oxygen equipment due to the coronavirus pandemic.

HME providers scrounge for PPE, ramp up infection control as they prep for coronavirus


YARMOUTH, Maine – With the coronavirus pandemic rapidly expanding across the country, HME providers say the goal is to prep, not panic.

Remove roadblocks to patient care, say providers


YARMOUTH, Maine – CMS should temporarily relax regulations and provide clear and transparent guidance to help HME providers take care of patients during the coronavirus outbreak, they say.

Inogen expects better second half of 2020

Officials say Q1 will still be impacted by manufacturing challenges

GOLETA, Calif. – Following Inogen’s multiple years of high revenue growth, the fourth quarter of 2019 represented a “slowdown,” acknowledges CEO Scott Wilkinson.

Providers prep for increased power outages

‘It seems a bit aggressive, but I understand their stance’

REDDING, Calif. – With the fall wildfire season underway in California, HME providers are making sure their oxygen therapy patients are prepared to be without power more often.

Inc. 5000 spotlight: Portable Oxygen Solutions broadens options


CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Seeing a disconnect between what patients want and what physicians are offering for home oxygen therapy, Todd Flesch and Jeff Dewberry launched Portable Oxygen Solutions, an online provider of POCs and accessories.

Respiratory Solutions: Reduce liability, rest easy

Q. Why should I make firebreaks standard in my patient oxygen setup?

A. Firebreaks are incredibly important and inexpensive devices that can save patients’ lives and reduce injuries.

Crucial component

Study: US oxygen fatalities far outnumber those in England


LONDON – Home oxygen fatalities in the US are nearly twenty times than in England, according to new research from BPR, a medical gas specialist.

Cold snap makes for slow week

‘We can operate but there’s not a lot of business coming in,’ said one provider. ‘Most businesses are closed.’

CHICAGO – HME providers last week curtailed deliveries and sent employees home as record-breaking cold gripped much of the Midwest.