continuous positive airway pressure

By Laura Lovett 02:04 pm June 27, 2018
On Monday, the FDA granted connected health company Fresca Medical a de novo authorization to market its Curve device, a positive airway pressure delivery system that treats obstructive sleep apnea.  "Fresca Medical is committed to developing disruptive and effective technologies for sleep apnea sufferers who cannot tolerate the currently available therapies," John Cox, president and CEO of...
By Aditi Pai 01:41 pm February 12, 2016
There was a significant reduction in the time required to coach patients who used a telehealth program on continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy than those that received the standard of care, according to a study published in Sleep and Breathing.  The study, conducted by Sleep Data Holdings between March and August of 2013, used medical device company ResMed’s U-Sleep patient...
By Jonah Comstock 07:03 am June 3, 2014
According to a new study, users of Philips Respironics' SleepMapper app were 22 percent more adherent to continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy than non-users.  SleepMapper is an app and website platform from Philips for patients with sleep apnea who are already using CPAP therapy, which involves a face mask that blows air into a patient's upper airway while she sleeps. The system,...