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Inspire Medical Systems sets terms for IPO


MINNEAPOLIS ­– Inspire Medical Systems plans to raise $75 million by offering 5 million shares at a price range of $14 to $16 as part of an initial public offering that it announced earlier t

Reporter's notebook: CPAP providers embrace group supports


A new group dedicated to sleep disorders could pack a lot of value for patients, say CPAP providers.

Drive DeVilbiss marks World Sleep Day


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.

Sleep apnea grows in rural areas


NEW YORK – Private insurance claims for sleep apnea increased by 911% between 2011 and 2014 in rural America, according to FAIR Health, a national, independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to bringing transparency to healthcare costs and health insurance information

In brief: Massachusetts moves to preferred supplier, Cooke & Burnell closes


BOSTON – The Medicaid program in Massachusetts has entered into a preferred supplier agreement for incontinence supplies with Geriatric Medical & Surgical Supply, according to a recent

Primary care physicians can manage apnea care


MINNEAPOLIS – Some sleep apnea patients may be able to manage their conditions with primary care providers, rather than sleep specialists, according to new research review from the Minneapolis VA Healthcare System and the University of Minnesota School of Medicine.

AASM recruits providers, patients


DARIEN, Ill. – The American Academy of Sleep Medicine has formed a new patient-focused membership organization, the American Alliance for Healthy Sleep, to improve the lives of sleep apnea sufferers through advocacy, education and support.

Study: Hospitals can help diagnose sleep apnea


SAN DIEGO – A ResMed-funded study makes the case for hospitals screening patients for sleep apnea before they’re discharged to improve their chances of long-term survival.

Wearables can help predict hypertension, sleep apnea


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


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