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Tubeless CPAP mask draws $500K in funding


BURLINGTON, Mass. – Startup Airing has received $500,000 in funding to commercialize its disposable, tubeless CPAP mask, according to Boston Business Journal.

Sleep therapy devices lead in remote monitoring, study says


GOTHENBURG, Sweden – Remote monitoring of patients with cardiac rhythm management devices and sleep therapy devices accounted for 81% of all connected home medical monitoring systems in 2015, according to a new study from Berg Insight.

CareCentrix, Fallon extend contract


HARTFORD, Conn. ­– CareCentrix and Fallon Community Health Plan have extended a contract that gives Fallon’s membership continued access to diagnostic testing and therapy adherence programs for sleep-related disorders like obstructive sleep apnea.

ACHC gets accepted by Highmark Health


CARY, N.C. – The Accreditation Commission for Health Care’s sleep accreditation program has received acceptance by Highmark Health, an independent licensee of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association.

ResMed buys CareTouch

CareTouch will be rebranded as ResMed ReSupply

SAN DIEGO – ResMed continues to ramp up its service offerings, announcing July 8 that it has bought CareTouch, a provider of Internet-based solutions and therapy-focused resupply programs for HME providers.

Older and younger patients benefit from CPAP therapy equally


SEATTLE – There’s little difference in improvement for older vs. younger patients treated with CPAP therapy, according to a study from the Sleep Disorders Center at the University of Iowa.

A CPAP frame of mind

Friday, April 17, 2015

I shouldn’t have been surprised this morning, when I was watching the Today show, eating my granola (homemade) and drinking my coffee (freshly ground and French press brewed), to see a ResMed CPAP mask.

Tech talk

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Is it me, or is healthcare-related technology popping up more than usual lately?

3B Medical sues ResMed for antitrust violations


LAKE WALES, Fla. – 3B Medical has filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida against ResMed for antitrust violations.

Respiratory category forces hands of providers in Round 2 re-compete


YARMOUTH, Maine – Providers who do CPAP but not oxygen therapy have had to make some hard decisions as part of the Round 2 re-compete.

It’s the first time they’ve been faced with the combined product category.