Sleep

The biggest trend in the sleep disorders and breathing care market is toward a total solution, along with cash sales and a push for customer data and compliance. Payment is more often based on a... Read more >
LAKE WALES, Fla. (Nov. 12, 2014)—3B Medical announced the introduction central sleep apnea (CSA) reporting as an enhancement to clinical reporting. CSA occurs when the brain's signal... Read more >
Spend time talking with HME providers about leveraging patient data to improve their sleep-related business and there’s one consistent theme: How can I make sure that the investment I make will pay... Read more >
Until this year, the data reporting requirements for CPAP reimbursement were fairly uniform. Generally, CMS defined the criteria, and private insurers followed CMS’s lead. Traditionally,... Read more >
The predominant trend in the sleep-disordered breathing market is away from emphasis on specific products and toward sales of a “total solution.” Kristie Burns, vice president of solution marketing,... Read more >
LAS VEGAS (Jan. 27, 2014)—Last year’s Medtrade brought unprecedented academic and consumer attention lavished on sleep medicine, and that trend is continuing in 2014. Sleep research originating in... Read more >
SOMERSET, Pa. (Jan. 21, 2014)—DeVilbiss Healthcare has added a new nasal mask to its line of CPAP interfaces. The EasyFit Lite Nasal Mask provides a number of the premium features found on DeVilbiss... Read more >
More and more transportation companies are requiring employees to be screened for sleep apnea. Liability issues continue to surface related to sleep-deprived truckers, engineers and pilots, who could... Read more >
Compliance is the Holy Grail of sleep-disorder breathing therapy. Technologies such as continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) devices only work if patients use them, and yet industry statistics... Read more >
Competing in the PAP market requires that HME providers do more than dispense machines—much more. Providers must take a broad-based and unified approach to maximize ongoing patient compliance... Read more >
Contestants on the weight-loss reality show “The Biggest Loser” are pushed to the limits of physical endurance with hours of workouts that leave them exhausted and questioning whether... Read more >
The same issues have been keeping sleep-focused HME providers awake at night for several years now. Competitive bidding and other government requirements are squeezing much of the profit out of the... Read more >
The CPAP market looks a lot like the rest of the home care industry these days — full of potential mixed with uncertainty. Manufacturers and providers alike have reason for optimism, but... Read more >
By now, CPAP providers are chomping at the bit for a chance to embrace the full potential of the resupply business. Many know there is money to be made, but an equal number soon find out it is not... Read more >
Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Icon Premo compact CPAP with fully integrated humidifier, power supply and hidden water chamber; forward facing clock and screen with customizable alarm offers... Read more >