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...
November 7, 2017
Monitoring sleep disorders while traveling just became easier this week after the San Diego based company, ResMed announced that the AirMini, a miniature CPAP device, will now to be able to connect to the AirView, a remote patient monitoring platform. The new feature allows clinicians to remotely monitor patients’ nightly data, verify adherence and find therapy issues, according to the press...
January 25, 2017
San Diego, California-based ResMed, maker of connected respiratory devices, announced strong results for its quarter ending on December 31, with over $530 million in revenue representing a 17 percent increase year over year.
On a call with investors, ResMed CEO Mick Farrell said the growth was driven by sales from Brightree – the cloud-based software company ResMed acquired last year for $800...
January 9, 2017
San Diego, California-based ResMed has received FDA 510(k) clearance for its small, portable continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) device, the AirMini. The announcement was made during the JP Morgan conference in San Francisco today.
Designed to be used as an secondary device – particularly during travel or any other time the user doesn’t have access to or doesn’t want to bring their full-...
August 18, 2016
For those who wear continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) masks -- which help people with sleep apnea maintain steady, regular breathing while asleep – a new app is designed to help support device users and improve adherence. With myAir, an offering from medical device company ResMed, CPAP users can now track their treatment via an iOS app, giving users access to their daily sleep patterns...
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...
June 25, 2015
An oral appliance for treating sleep apnea, with an embedded wireless compliance sensor, has received FDA clearance. The device is from Australian company SomnoMed and the tracker is from Braebon Medical Corporation, a company based in Ontario, Canada.
The tracker, called DentiTrac, can be embedded in a number of different oral appliances to track compliance with continuous open airway therapy (...
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,...
April 25, 2013
Philips Respironics has included wireless connectivity in its CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure) machines for people with obstructive sleep apnea for going on four years now. The machines have transmitted data to healthcare providers who could remotely check-in on their patients and make adjustments to their machines and therapy as needed. With the launch of a new app, called SleepMapper...