BALL GROUND, Ga. (June 3, 2020)—CAIRE Inc., a provider of respiratory solutions for the global health care community, announced the acquisition of Spirosure, Inc. Spirosure is a California-based developer and manufacturer of a technology for measuring Fractional Exhaled Nitric Oxide (FeNO), a key indicator of allergic inflammation in asthmatic patients.

WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 12, 2020)—Last week, the DME MACs announced that the certificate of medical necessity (CMN) for oxygen claims will not be required during the public health emergency. This is due to the CMS interim final rule published on April 6 (CMS-1744-IFC) that waived the clinical indication requirements for respiratory NCDs and LCDs. In the new announcement, the DME MACs clarified that the same exemption will apply to external infusion pumps.

NORTHAMPTON, Penn (October 15, 2019)—The Live Active Five portable oxygen concentrator (POC) from Precision Medical is now available from your durable medical equipment (DME) provider. The Live Active Five is designed to help people with respiratory diseases such as COPD gain greater freedom so they can live actively with oxygen therapy.

ORLANDO, Fla. (February 19, 2019)OxyGo LLC, a provider of portable oxygen concentrators, announced the launch of their new Bluetooth enabled POC. 

OxyGo FIT Connect will allow health care providers to improve patient outcomes through a new wireless connectivity platform using Bluetooth technology. The platform includes a provider dashboard and mobile application for patient use through mobile devices. 

ATLANTA (October 19, 2018)—Chart Industries, Inc., has signed a definitive agreement to divest its oxygen-related products business within its BioMedical segment to NGK Spark Plug Co., Ltd. (NGK Spark Plug) for $133.5 million. The sale is expected to close within the fourth quarter of 2018, following the satisfaction of customary closing conditions, including regulatory requirements.

ORLANDO, Fla. (July 31, 2018)—OxyGo has relocated the company headquarters from Westlake, Ohio to Orlando, Florida, with a goal to provide upgraded service and products for customers.

“We are pleased to announce that effective July 1st, 2018, OxyGo Headquarters Florida, will become the parent company for all the Applied Companies, including Applied Home Healthcare Equipment, LLC and OxyGo, LLC,” said managing director, Victoria Marquard-Schultz, Esq.