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Philips Respironics improves adherence with new service


MURRYSVILLE, Pa. – Philips Respironics has launched Patient Adherence Management Service, a connected management solution using cloud-based data to support treatment adherence for sleep and respiratory patients.

Circadiance ready to rebrand


EXPORT, Pa. – Circadiance has received a scope extension to its ISO 13485 Certificate and CE Marketing for its SmartMonitor and NeoPAP product lines, the company announced June 1.

ResMed announces positive results from study


FLORENCE, Italy – A new study shows adaptive servo-ventilation therapy results in significant improvement in the primary endpoint for people with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction who have sleep disordered breathing, ResMed has announced.

Apnea awareness, technology drive sleep


The customer base for sleep therapy is growing, thanks to greater exposure in the media and those who use mobile device technology for health management, market specialists say.

National Sleep makes buy


CONCORD, N.H. – National Sleep & Respiratory has acquired Eastern Pulmonary Services. Salem, Mass.-based Eastern Pulmonary Services was founded by Phil Raby and Kate Raby in 1980.

REMWorks leverages game-based education


PITTSBURGH – REMWorks has partnered with EdLogics to develop a game-based health education platform that provides incentives to patients to better manage their sleep health and associated costly health conditions.

Study bolsters use of telemedicine for sleep therapy


DARIEN, Ill. – A new study suggests that telemedicine-based management for obstructive sleep apnea is as effective as in-person care.

Cigna stays with CareCentrix


HARTFORD, Conn. – CareCentrix and Cigna have extended their contract for two years. The contract gives Cigna’s customers continued access to CareCentrix’s core services, including home health/nursing care, DME and home infusion.

Breas Medical celebrates 25 years


CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Breas Medical, an affiliate of PBM Capital Group, a healthcare-focused investment firm based here, celebrates 25 years in business this year.

Sleep therapy reduces readmissions for CHF patients, study shows


PHILADELPHIA – Early diagnosis and treatment of sleep apnea may reduce six-month readmissions for patients hospitalized with heart failure, according to research recently published online by the American Journal of Cardiology.