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Philips goes over the nose


AMSTERDAM – Royal Philips has launched the DreamWisp, an over-the-nose nasal mask that allows patients with sleep apnea to sleep in any position.

CVS and CPAP: HME providers are bullish—on themselves


YARMOUTH, Maine – Seventy percent of HME providers expect their customers to stay loyal to them, despite CVS offering CPAP masks in its HealthHub concept stores.

CVS HealthHUBs won’t change HME market, providers say


YARMOUTH, Maine – CVS’s plans to push further into the HME market don’t faze providers, who say they’ve seen what happens when other outside companies try to muscle in.

Deja vu

Monday, March 11, 2019

It certainly caught the attention of HME providers when CVS announced that CPAP masks would be among the products offered in three new HealthHub concept stores in the Houston area.


Bleep launches CPAP mask alternative


CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – Bleep, a company founded by a registered sleep technologist and CPAP user, has launched its first product: the DreamPort Sleep Solution.

AASM outlines CPAP therapy recommendations


YARMOUTH, Maine – Strong recommendations from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine’s new clinical practice guideline for CPAP therapy include that educational interventions be given with initiation of PAP therapy in adults with OSA.

ResMed, F&P put patent disputes behind them


SAN DIEGO and AUCKLAND, N.Z. – ResMed and Fisher & Paykel Healthcare have agreed to settle all outstanding patent infringement disputes between the two companies. makes sleep therapy affordable with refurbished devices


LAS VEGAS – Provider Jim Boyle says he has created a business model that gets equipment to patients quicker and alleviates their “sticker shock.”

ResMed’s masks overshadow devices in Q2

Company also notes increased focus on SaaS business

SAN DIEGO – ResMed’s sales of masks and accessories in the U.S., Canada and Latin America again grew 11% year over year in the second quarter of its fiscal year 2019.

Sleep awareness: ‘We have a lot of work ahead of us,’ says AAHS


DARIEN, Ill. – The importance of a good night’s sleep makes headlines regularly, and more and more medical professionals recognize the role of sleep in overall health, but a new survey from the American Alliance for Healthy Sleep, shows barriers remain.