Also Noted

Wearables can help predict hypertension, sleep apnea

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11/14/2017

SAN FRANCISCO – Off-the-shelf wearables and a multi-task deep learning algorithm are “surprisingly good” predictors of hypertension and sleep apnea, researchers at the University of California at

NJ train operators screened for sleep disorders

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11/10/2017

HOBOKEN N.J. – NJ Transit has taken 44 train engineers out of service until they meet treatment requirements for sleep apnea, according to NJ.com. NJ Transit screened 373 engineers for sleep disorders.

Short takes: Universal Software, Metamason

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11/10/2017

Metamason has been named a CES 2018 Innovation Awards Honoree for its Miia nasal hybrid mask. The mask leverages 3D scans of each patient’s face to ensure a custom fit mask.

AAHomecare releases rehab white paper

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11/09/2017

WASHINGTON – AAHomecare’s Complex Rehab and Mobility Council has created a new white paper that clearly explains the difference between complex rehab technology and standard mobility products.

CMS offers appeals settlement

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11/09/2017

WASHINGTON – CMS recently announced a low volume appeals settlement for Part A and Part B appeals at the Office of Medicare Hearings and Appeal and the Medical appeals Council.

Munson Healthcare moves, expands

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11/09/2017

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. – Munson Healthcare Home Medical Equipment has a new location and more space, according to a local newspaper.

Aeroflow consolidates inventory under one roof

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11/08/2017

ASHEVILLE, N.C. – Aeroflow Healthcare has purchased a new building and fulfillment facility in Asheville, N.C., in a move that the company says is a reflection of its continued growth and increased productivity.

Sommetrics enters Canadian market

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11/08/2017

SAN DIEGO – Sommetrics has partnered with AvantSleep to distribute its sleep apnea therapy system, aerSleep, to Canadians diagnosed with OSA.

Sports ‘N Spokes names winners

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11/08/2017

PHOENIX – Sports ‘N Spokes, the sports and recreation magazine of the Paralyzed Veterans of America, has announced the winners of its “Get Out & Enjoy Life” photo contest. First place goes to Ashlee Lundvall of Wyoming for her photo of fly-fishing.

CMS to update definitions for shoe inserts

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11/07/2017

WASHINGTON – CMS has proposed revising the definitions of custom fabricated and therapeutic inserts in Appendix C of the DMEPOS Quality Standards to account for new technology.

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