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Moving the HME Industry Forward

Respirator/Sleep

  • ResMed Posts Revenue Boost in Latest Quarterly Announcement
    January 30, 2017

    SAN DIEGO – Medtrade Spring exhibitor ResMed Inc recently announced results for its quarter ended Dec 31, 2016. Reported revenue for the quarter was $530.4 million, a 17 percent increase compared to the same period of the prior year. Excluding the contribution from the Brightree business acquired in April 2016, revenue for the quarter was $496.6 million, a 9 percent increase.   read more »

  • ResMed and BMC/3B Medical Settle Global Litigation
    January 23, 2017

    SAN DIEGO and WINTER HAVEN, FL – Medtrade Spring exhibitors ResMed (Booth #1115) and BMC/3B Medical (Booth #1034) have agreed on a global settlement of all litigation between the parties. read more »

  • FDA Clears World’s Smallest CPAP – the ResMed AirMini
    January 16, 2017

    SAN DIEGO - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared ResMed’s AirMini CPAP. ResMed officials are calling the AirMini the “world’s smallest continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) device.” read more »

  • ResMed Taps Nunez as CMO
    December 26, 2016

    SAN DIEGO - Carlos M. Nunez, MD, will become ResMed's chief medical officer, effective January 3, 2017. Nunez most recently served as senior vice president of Medical Affairs for Becton, Dickinson and Company. He will be based in ResMed's San Diego headquarters and will report directly to CEO Mick Farrell and president/COO Rob Douglas. read more »

  • Sleep-Related Concerns for NJ Transit, Plus Philips Builds New Distribution Center
    December 19, 2016

    TRENTON, NJ – In the wake of a fatal train crash last September in Hoboken, NJ, New Jersey Transit officials took 11 engineers and conductors off duty (temporarily) as part of a new program to assess fatigue-related conditions. read more »

  • Best in Caretailing - A Closer Look at SoClean
    December 05, 2016

    ATLANTA - Several awards were given out last month at Medtrade, and these exceptional products merit a closer look. The second place finisher in the biannual Innovative HME Retail Product Awards, sponsored by HomeCare Magazine, was The SoClean® 2 CPAP Sanitizer (also known as SoClean®). read more »

  • Contour Debuts CPAP Pillows at Medtrade, ResMed Announces Revenue Boost
    October 31, 2016

    ATLANTA - Contour Products is bringing new products to Medtrade in Atlanta this week with the launch of two new CPAP pillows. Retailers/caretailers carrying CPAP product lines are realizing profit, with more than 18 million Americans currently suffering from sleep apnea, and this number is on the rise. read more »

  • Best in Caretailing - Spotlight on Innovative HME Retail Awards Finalists - So Clean Nabs Spot in Final Eight
    October 24, 2016

    ATLANTA – Judges for the biannual Innovative HME Retail Product Awards, sponsored by HomeCare Magazine, have named the top eight products particularly well suited for retailing/caretailing. read more »

  • OSA and the Transportation Industry - Rulemaking Recommendations Take Shape
    August 29, 2016

    WASHINGTON, DC - Sleep apnea rulemaking recommendations from the Medical Review Board (MRB) are in. MRB reviewed comments from medical professionals and associations in preparation for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA’s) and Federal Railroad Administration’s (FRA’s) Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) on obstructive sleep apnea.   read more »

  • Revenue Up at ResMed
    August 01, 2016

    SAN DIEGO – ResMed (Booth #1511 at Medtrade 2016) revenue for the quarter ended June 30, 2016 was $518.6 million, a 14% increase compared to the same period last year, or a 15% increase on a constant currency basis. Excluding the contribution from the Brightree acquisition, revenue for the quarter was $489.7 million, an 8% increase.     read more »