(March 27, 2020)—The limited supply of ventilators is one of the chief concerns facing hospitals as they prepare for more COVID-19 cases. In Italy, where hospitals have been overwhelmed with patients in respiratory failure, doctors have had to make difficult life-or-death decisions about who gets a ventilator and who does not.
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (January 15, 2020)—Convexity Scientific Incorporated (Convexity), provider of consumer-focused respiratory medical technology, announced at CES 2020 its purchase of the digital health assets of Wellinks Incorporated (Wellinks).
ORLANDO, Fla. (December 16, 2019)—OxyGo, a company noted for providing high-quality home health care oxygen products, announced that it will host its first Oxygen Expo. The Expo will have sessions hosted by experts focused on the future of respiratory in the home health industry.
The 2020 Oxygen EXPO2 will be held January 21, 2020 at OxyGo Southern in Orlando, Florida.
SAN DIEGO (November 13, 2019)—ResMed announced an upgraded AirView for Respiratory program that includes management by exception, providing HMEs and physicians with quicker access to essential respiratory patient data and allowing them to provide better quality care.
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (November 12, 2019)—Aeroflow Healthcare, a durable medical equipment provider, announced the appointment of Eric Mongeau as the National Sales Director of its sleep and respiratory divisions. Mongeau will directly manage outside sales teams to drive business development and growth and oversee the expansion of Aeroflow’s patient base through referrals and strategic acquisitions.
BOTHELL, Wash (November 7, 2019)—VOCSN Multi-View provides complete patient trending and monitoring for ventilator dependent patients across multiple respiratory therapies including ventilation, oxygen, cough, suction, and nebulization and additional patient monitors.
SAN FRANCISCO (October 30, 2019)—SkyKnight Capital (SkyKnight), a San Francisco-based private equity firm, announced that it has made an investment into AeroCare Holdings, Inc. (AeroCare), a provider of home health care solutions focused on patients with chronic respiratory conditions. AeroCare management and existing shareholders, including Peloton Equity, SV Health Investors and Morgan Stanley Investment Management’s AIP Private Markets, will remain invested as part of the transaction.
WATERLOO, Iowa (October 30, 2019)—VGM Respiratory has announced the release of two new resources: the Sleep Program Guide and the Home Ventilation Management Program manual. The guides were developed to help those interested in expanding into the sleep or ventilation markets decide if it’s right for their business. These resources can also be used by industry professionals who aim to improve their operational efficiency.
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.
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (September 26, 2019)—Convexity Scientific, a medical technology company, announced this week the initial closing of a $3.5 million Series B financing. The round was led by HighCape Capital with participation from Connecticut Innovations, Benslie International, and Stonehenge Capital. The financing will help support commercial growth of the Convexity’s core product Flyp Nebulizer and adjacent innovations.
AMSTERDAM (September 17, 2019)—Royal Philips, a global provider of health technology, announced the commercial launch of Philips NightBalance, a prescription sleep position therapy device designed for patients with positional obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). A mask-free alternative to existing positional OSA treatments, Philips NightBalance is a positional therapy that uses gentle vibrations to encourage users to alter their sleeping positions to help prevent apneas.
CHICAGO (August 15, 2019)—Inc. Magazine announced that Sunset Healthcare Solutions, a manufacturer and distributor of HME supplies based in Chicago, has again ranked among the Inc. 5000 Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America. This is Sunset’s eighth appearance on the annual list since 2011, and this year it stands at no. 1872.
The honor marks another season of growth for Sunset. In June, the company introduced two products to its own manufactured respiratory line.
NEW YORK (August 14, 2019)—Inc. magazine revealed that 3B Medical joined the Inc. 5000 list, a prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment—its independent small businesses. Microsoft, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, Pandora, Timberland, LinkedIn, Yelp, Zillow, and many other well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees on the Inc.