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Inogen’s Scribner to leave

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08/29/2018

GOLETA, Calif. – Matt Scribner, Inogen’s executive vice president of operations, will leave the company, effective Jan. 2, 2019. Bart Sanford, most recently senior vice president of operations at Cepheid, a molecular diagnostics company, will step into the role on Sept.

ResMed readies to scale POC business

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08/03/2018

SAN DIEGO – ResMed plans to take a “partnership” approach with HME providers when it more widely launches its portable oxygen concentrator in fiscal year 2019, CEO Mick Farrell said during a conference call last week to discuss the company’s most recent financial results.

Inogen stays focused on DTC

B2B sales are great, but HME providers are unpredictable, company officials say
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03/03/2017

GOLETA, Calif. – Inogen’s B2B business keeps posting the largest numbers, but the company has put a number of wheels in motion to boost its direct-to-consumer business in 2017.

Inogen puts POCs at forefront

Company acknowledges ‘growing pains’ in HME industry, but offers POCs as solution to providing adequate service and achieving financial return
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11/11/2016

GOLETA, Calif. – Inogen’s hybrid approach to the HME industry continues to pay off, with the company yet again posting double-digit increases in revenues and net income for the third quarter of 2016.

Earnings: Invacare reports losses, Inogen raises guidance

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11/04/2016

ELYRIA, Ohio – Invacare on Oct. 31 reported a net loss of $5 million for the third quarter of 2016 compared to $7.8 million for the same period last year. It reported net sales of $268.1 million vs. $283.8 million.

O2 Concepts named top place to work

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09/30/2016

NEWTOWN, Conn. – O2 Concepts has been named one of the top 50 places to work in southern Connecticut. Employees ranked the company’s workplace extremely high in all areas of satisfaction as part of a survey by Hearst Connecticut Newspapers.

Inogen finishes strong in 2015

Company has two Ps to thank: private label sales and productivity
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03/18/2016

GOLETA, Calif. – Inogen’s core business remains direct-to-consumer sales, but the POC maker got a nice boost from domestic business-to-business sales in 2015.

ResMed to bring tech to bear on POC market

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01/22/2016

SAN DIEGO – ResMed plans to do for portable oxygen concentrators what it has done for CPAP machines. That is, make them connected devices that lower costs for HME providers and improve outcomes for patients.

In brief: Report cites spike in PAP use, Inogen sets IPO terms

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02/07/2014

WASHINGTON – The number of beneficiaries receiving PAP devices for a one-year time period grew 13%, while the total number of beneficiaries receiving all DMEPOS items during the same period fell 1%, according to a recently released comparative billing report.

FAA OKs three concentrators for inflight use

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02/06/2014

WASHINGTON – The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has given its stamp of approval for three more portable oxygen concentrators to be used on planes.

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