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ATS makes recommendations on home oxygen therapy for COPD


NEW YORK – The American Thoracic Society has posted online its latest clinical practice guideline on home oxygen therapy, addressing long-term and ambulatory therapy for adults with COPD.

Hill briefing: Associations tag team on access issues


WASHINGTON – AAHomecare and the American Thoracic Society held a well-attended Capitol Hill briefing on Feb. 14 to detail access problems for patients.

AAH, ATS make their case on the Hill


WASHINGTON – AAHomecare and the American Thoracic Society will share the impacts of Medicare’s competitive bidding program on oxygen patients at a Feb. 14 congressional staff briefing.

ATS oxygen study bolsters industry findings


WASHINGTON – A recent study from the American Thoracic Society correlates with findings of the HME Patient Access Study sponsored by AAHomecare

ResMed, ATS partner on NIV grant


SAN DIEGO – ResMed has funded a new $100,000 two-year grant with the American Thoracic Society to research non-invasive ventilation for COPD patients. COPD affects 65 million people worldwide and is the third leading cause of death, according to a press release.