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Sleep Nation transitions to Verus


FRANKLIN, Tenn. – Sleep Nation and CPAP Care Club have a new name and a new plan.

In January, the companies announced they would change their names to Verus Healthcare, and they plan to add catheters and nebulizers to their product offerings.

Fewer than half sleep well, study finds


WASHINGTON – No matter where you live, a good night’s sleep is hard to find, according to the results of the Sleep Foundation’s 2013 International Bedroom Poll. Among adults ages 25 to 55 in six countries, half or fewer sleep well. The study, released Sept.

Time for a nap. I mean, app.

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

It always catches me by surprise when I am reading an article in a mainstream magazine (in other words, pretty much anything but my de riguer copy of HME News) and I happen upon a story featuring someone I've interviewed for HME News. 

Rearview 2012: Sleep, diabetes feel squeeze on all sides


Sleep therapy is such a booming business that it’s hardly surprising sleep-related stories once again dominated the specialty provider sector in 2012.

OIG updates Congress on fraud efforts


WASHINGTON – The Office of Inspector General (OIG) expects to recover $6.9 billion and exclude 3,131 individuals and entities from participating in federal healthcare programs in fiscal year 2012, according to its Semiannual Report to Congress published Nov. 27.

BodyMedia seeks endorsers and influencers


SAN DIEGO – BodyMedia popped onto the HME radar screen recently when it announced that it would use $12 million in new funding to expand into the diabetes and sleep markets.

CressCare deal puts Hubs on growth track


MONTOURSVILLE, Pa. – The folks at Hubs Home Oxygen and Medical Supplies “love sleep,” so when they had the opportunity to acquire CressCare Medical, they jumped at it.

Want something worth $10,000 for $99?

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Everyone likes to get bang for their buck, right? Well, do I have a deal for you.

HME News and Emerge Sales have teamed up again to offer you a new webcast in the "Referral Source Speaks" series: "Don't Get Caught Sleeping: Find Out What Makes Sleep Lab Directors Tick."

MED maximizes sleep biz


LUBBOCK, Texas - Darlene Weeks could not be happier with The MED Group's efforts to help members boost their sleep business.

Sleep problems: Not just for the old and overweight

Friday, September 24, 2010

Well, if you ever needed proof that sleep is becoming a key part of the healthcare lexicon here it is. My roommate, Amanda (age 26, normal weight) went to the doctor's this week because she is absolutely exhausted.