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Viemed sees double-digit growth in core biz


LAFAYETTE, La. – Viemed Healthcare reported total revenues of $33.4 million for the third quarter of 2020, including $8.6 million in product sales and services related to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Ventec Life Systems honors RTs


BOTHELL, Wash. – Ventec Life Systems recently donated $10,000 to a COVID-19 RT Fund created by the American Association of Respiratory Care’s board of directors.

Pandemic prep backstops hurricane response

‘Our goal is to couple our human interaction in the home with patient engagement platforms that keep our employees and patients safe’

While the COVID-19 pandemic has dominated headlines in 2020, HME providers still face challenges from natural disasters like Hurricane Laura, which blew ashore Aug. 27 in Louisiana as a Category 4 with winds of 150 mph.

Viemed posts record-breaking revenues, EBITDA


LAFAYETTE, La. ­– Viemed Healthcare reported second quarter net revenue of $42.9 million, an increase of 111% compared to the second quarter 2019.

SECO USA to donate vents to underserved Black communities


ROCKVILLE, Md. – SECO USA will donate several new ventilators to hospitals in Black communities. Biorespira Pulmonary Ventilators are non-invasive pulmonary ventilators that deliver oxygen to patients with difficulty breathing in a closed loop system and are easily operated by nurses and in-home care providers.

Trace Medical: ‘We can help you get business’


WHITMORE LAKE, Mich. – Trace Medical’s provider customers now have access to SunMED Medical Solutions’ contracts with hundreds of managed care and other payers for non-invasive and invasive ventilators.

Quality Biomedical strengthens vent supply


BOULDER, Colo. – The coronavirus pandemic and the urgent need for ventilators have given preventative maintenance new meaning—and Quality Biomedical a new purpose.

AdvaMed launches online platform to boost vent production


WASHINGTON – The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) has launched a new platform,, to connect ventilator companies with component suppliers to help scale production and distribution.

A supply chain in distress?

Respondents report delays, back orders, cancellations, increased prices

YARMOUTH, Maine – A whopping 95% of respondents to a recent HME Newspoll say they’re having trouble obtaining new equipment from manufacturers during the coronavirus pandemic.

DHHS awards vent contract to Philips


MURRYSVILLE, Pa. – The Department of Health and Human Services has awarded a contract for ventilator production under the Defense Production Act (DPA) to Philips.