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Provider drops in on CPAP

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09/30/2009

Earlier this year, HMS opened up its software program for supply replenishments to other providers. The program notifies HMS when CPAP patients are eligible for new supplies. Employees then call patients and evaluate whether they need supplies. If they do, HMS ships orders.

Smith & Nephew remains positive

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09/30/2009

Smith & Nephew first entered the negative pressure wound therapy market in 2007 when it bought Blue Sky Medical, but the company has a long track record--150 years--of working in wound care. The NPWT market, currently about $1.2 billion annually in the United States, presents a "big, attractive opportunity," says Tom Dugan, president, North America for Smith & Nephew advanced wound management.

Need advice on pediatric OSA?

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03/31/2009

"Children who snore, have problems falling asleep, are difficult to wake in the morning, or who fall asleep in school should be further evaluated for sleep disorders," she says.
Meltzer was the lead author of a study called "Prevalence of Sleep Disorders in Pediatric Primary Care Practice." Her research was presented June 8 at Sleep 2009, the 23rd Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies.

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