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Philips Respironics goes mobile with OSA treatment


MURRYSVILLE, Pa. – Philips Respironics has launched a new mobile self-management system for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) patients, according to a press release.

SleepMed merges with Watermark Medical


COLUMBIA, S.C. – SleepMed, a sleep testing and therapy company, has completed a merger with Watermark Medical, a Boca Raton, Fla.-based sleep testing and therapy company, according to a message from Watermark executives.

Philips pledges to test 1 million for OSA


AMSTERDAM, Netherlands – As part of World Sleep Day 2013, Royal Philips Electronics has pledged to screen one million people worldwide for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) over the next five years, according to a press release.

Study: Most with OSA don’t know they have it


MURRYSVILLE, Pa. – A study by Philips Respironics has found that 78% of those who reported symptoms of sleep apnea were entirely unaware that they were suffering from the disorder.

Study: Combine CPAP therapy, weight loss


PHILADELPHIA – A combination of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy and weight loss can help lower blood pressure for patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), according to a new study from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvani

OSA treatment improves blood pressure in men


DARIEN, Ill. – A new study suggests that treatment for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) could reduce blood pressure in men with hypertension.

Sleep apnea: Taming the 'big, hairy beast'


While other providers fret over Medicare rules and reimbursement, Sleep Apnea Solutions has quietly carved itself a niche creating sleep wellness programs for employers.