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ADVANCE Perspective: Respiratory Views

ECMO Market Size Projected to Reach $346.1 Million by 2024
August 18, 2016 9:14 AM by ADVANCE for Respiratory Care & Sleep Medicine
By ADVANCE Perspectives The extracorporeal membrane oxygenation market is expected to reach $346.1 million by 2024, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. The growing number of respiratory failure cases and conditions, such as cardiopulmonary Read More...
Q&A with Eli Diacopoulos from Philips Respironics
August 4, 2016 9:31 AM by ADVANCE for Respiratory Care & Sleep Medicine
By Tamer Abouras Philips Respironics recently announced exciting news about their SimplyGo Mini portable oxygen concentrator, which now conforms to all applicable Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) requirements for in-flight use. ADVANCE had the opportunity Read More...
Mechanical Ventilation Innovation Challenge
August 20, 2015 10:22 PM by ADVANCE for Respiratory Care & Sleep Medicine
Edison Nation Medical and the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) have announced a worldwide search to uncover innovations for improving the process, outcomes and comfort for patients requiring intubation and mechanical Read More...
Why Mesothelioma is Often Missed by Doctors
July 9, 2015 1:48 PM by ADVANCE for Respiratory Care & Sleep Medicine, a free online resource devoted to helping people with mesothelioma and their loved ones, has just posted a new study that says the symptoms of the deadly disease often slip by doctors. As the new article on notes, Read More...
CVS Funds Smoking Cessation Program for Veterans, Others
May 28, 2015 9:15 AM by ADVANCE for Respiratory Care & Sleep Medicine
Easter Seals is marking World No Tobacco Day on May 31, by launching a national smoking cessation program to help veterans, people with disabilities and caregivers live healthier, tobacco-free lives. Funding for the new program is supported by a $400,000 Read More...
A Stark Reminder of Polio
April 10, 2015 9:19 AM by ADVANCE for Respiratory Care & Sleep Medicine
By Ted Hill, MBE, CEO, The British Polio Fellowship The recent news that 107 children in the U.S. have been left paralyzed from what is being described as a “Polio-like disease” is deeply concerning. It offers a stark reminder of times gone by when the Read More...
Older Survivors of Mechanical Ventilation Can Expect Significant Disability
January 12, 2011 9:43 AM by Valerie Newitt
Patients aged 65 and older who survive use of mechanical ventilation during a hospitalization are more likely to suffer from long-term disabilities after leaving the hospital than those who survive hospitalization without mechanical ventilation, according Read More...
Bank Robber Makes his Getaway with Loot and his Portable Oxygen System
September 16, 2009 1:17 PM by Colleen Mullarkey
The increasing portability of long-term oxygen systems has given patients more freedom to have an active lifestyle than ever before. But somehow I doubt manufacturers designed these on-the-go systems for patients on the run from bank robbery. An elderly Read More...
Deciphering Coding Conundrums
February 13, 2009 2:14 PM by Colleen Mullarkey
The Recovery Audit Contractor (RAC) demonstration program proved to be a great success for the Centers for Medicaid & Medicare Services. Medicare already has recouped nearly $1 billion from providers in the five states where the program was launched Read More...
Live from AARC: 'Tis the Season to Speak Out
December 16, 2008 12:51 AM by Colleen Mullarkey
Economic troubles have many pinching their pennies and cutting down their gift lists this holiday season. But this year, there's at least one valuable gift respiratory specialists can give their profession without spending a dime: their voice. While many Read More...
Japan lets oxygen fad go to the dogs
October 31, 2008 10:14 AM by Frank Visco
He never blew our minds like Shakespeare did with the existential "To Be or Not to Be," nor did he guide us with words of wisdom like the Beatles' "Let it Be," but heavy metal rocker/philosopher-lite Alice Cooper may have offered the best assessment of Read More...


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