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Research backs use of myAirvo device for COPD, F&P says

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04/20/2018

AUCKLAND, New Zealand – Fisher & Paykel Healthcare says new research that has been published in the International Journal of COPD shows significant benefits of nasal high flow therapy for COPD patients using its myAirvo device.

ATS, ResMed award $100,000 grant for vent research

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02/13/2018

SAN DIEGO – Dr. Jeremy Orr of the University of California, San Diego, has been awarded the new ATS Foundation/ResMed Research Fellowship in Noninvasive Ventilation in COPD. Dr.

Mind the care gaps

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11/21/2017

ATLANTA– The healthcare market is moving quickly from fee-for-service to pay-for-performance, a trend that is leaving providers with a lack of both proven care models and cross team communication.

Philips launches COPD campaign featuring marathoner

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11/14/2017

AMSTERDAM – Royal Philips has launched a “global movement” to raise awareness for COPD ahead of World COPD Day on Nov. 15.

Studies: COPD deaths increase, CPAP therapy improves with support from partner

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08/18/2017

In 2015, 3.2 million people died from COPD worldwide, an increase of 11.6% compared to 1990, according to an article published in the journal The Lancet.

CPAP helps keep COPD patients out of hospitals, study shows

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07/12/2017

TUCSON, Ariz. – Although PAP therapy is associated with a reduction in hospitalization for COPD patients, more than 92% of patients are not receiving the therapy, according to a recently published study funded by Royal Philips. The retrospective study, led by Dr.

Patient engagement ‘crux’ of COPD management

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06/30/2017

YARMOUTH, Maine – COPD patients are more likely to be active and participate in pulmonary rehab if they have social support, according to a report published in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society.

NHLBI introduces ‘COPD roadmap’

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05/25/2017

BETHESDA, Md. – The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute has released a COPD National Action Plan to offer a roadmap for addressing the third leading cause of death in the United States.

Short takes: Studies on COPD, CPAP

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04/26/2017

When it comes to encouraging people with COPD to exercise, a mobile phone app with dialogue support works best, according to a study published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research.

Philips says its Trilogy 100 saves big money

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04/21/2017

AMSTERDAM – Royal Philips says its new Trilogy 100 non-invasive ventilator can reduce hospital readmissions for COPD patients, compared to patients not using NIV or using less advanced NIV therapy, following discharge.

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