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American Association for Respiratory Care
  1. Respiratory therapists who treat patients prescribed liquid oxygen by their physician or who must receive high flow oxygen because of their medical condition, know that access has been a big problem since the inception of the competitive bidding program. Recently, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) published a proposed rule to address the... Read more »
  2. Every year for the Zenith Award program, AARC members vote for the companies they believe stand out from the crowd. Considerations for the award include the quality of their equipment, supplies, or services; accessibility and helpfulness of their sales personnel; responsiveness; service record; truth in advertising; and support of the respiratory care profession. Start Voting... Read more »
  3. In this episode of Big Ideas Theater, Stefano Navo, MD, from Italy, discusses recent updates to the Guidelines for Non-invasive ventilation (NIV). Watch More Big Ideas Theater According to Dr. Navo, the recent update to the Guidelines for NIV focus on three areas: Palliative Care Trauma Post-Operative Care Dr. Navo believes there is an increased... Read more »
  4. Meeting the Challenge of COPD Care in the US: Access and Potential Solutions This episode of the Current Topics in Respiratory Care video series features MeiLan Han MD, MS, discussing COPD. Dr. Han addresses the fact that COPD is a leading cause of death in the U.S., and yet it remains underdiagnosed and access to... Read more »