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AASM launches congressional sleep caucus


DARIEN, Ill. – The American Academy of Sleep Medicine has created a Congressional Sleep Health Caucus to promote healthy sleep and the importance of high-quality, patient-centered care for patients.

Sleeplay takes ‘unconventional approach’


MIAMI – Sleeplay is a new CPAP shop for all things sleep, wellness and comfort.

Oventus Medical becomes ‘preferred supplier’ for VGM members


BRISBANE, Australia – Oventus Medical has signed a marketing agreement with VGM & Associates.

Protech sleeps well with latest acquisition


CINCINNATI – Protech Home Medical has acquired Sleepwell, a company based in Georgia with unaudited trailing 12-month annual revenues of about $13 million.

Itamar names president for US market


CAESAREA, Israel – Itamar Medical has appointed Shane Brown as president-U.S. effective immediately.

F&P launches mask setup app


IRVINE, Calif. – Fisher & Paykel Healthcare has launched the F&P myMask, an app to guide obstructive sleep apnea patients who are new to CPAP therapy through the mask setup process.

Singular Sleep fills in-lab gap at home


JACKSONVILLE BEACH, Fla. – Due to the risk of COVID-19, in-lab studies are problematic right now, delaying appointments by months, says Joseph Krainin, president and founder of Singular Sleep.

Study: Increase physical activity, decrease risk of OSA


DARIEN, Ill. – Increased physical activity is associated with a lower risk of obstructive sleep apnea, according to a study* published online as an accepted paper in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine.

In brief: AAHomecare reaches out on Medicaid, LUCI launches


WASHINGTON —AAHomecare is working to get equitable treatment for HME suppliers who have been denied Medicaid-based relief.

Sleep pioneer passes away


STANFORD, Calif. – Dr. William Dement, a pioneer in sleep medicine and founder of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, died June 17.