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In a previous blog, we went over each SleepWeaver mask and its unique benefits. However, many patients have been using PAP masks for years and are turning to SleepWeaver for a skin-friendly alternative. If that's you, read on to find the "equivalent" SleepWeaver to replace the mask you've been using.
You have done your research and looked at PAP masks made of gel, silicone, plastic, and cloth—finally settling on a skin-friendly, all-cloth mask. And you have made the very important decision to stay healthy by adopting PAP therapy as part of your routine. Now it is time to choose the right skin-friendly mask for YOU! As many of us know, selecting a PAP mask can be frustrating as well as overwhelming for any patient—the seasoned patient looking for a new mask as well as the "new to PAP therapy" patient.
In the past year, we have seen the COVID-19 pandemic cause unprecedented interruptions across the healthcare spectrum. Early on this impacted areas deemed "non-essential" but has evolved into a major supply chain issue around the world. If you're a CPAP patient trying to get supplies or care, read the blog below to find helpful resources during this challenging time.
Last week, we posted a blog that many people found helpful on how to get a CPAP mask. You can find that here. In the past year, many patients have been seeking this resource as the number of open stores fluctuates from month to month. Even as the situation improves, consumer preferences are trending more and more toward delivery right to their doors...
Did you know that you have several options available when looking to buy a new CPAP mask? You can choose from a Durable Medical Equipment (DME) company, internet reseller, or a number of other sources. DMEs and internet resellers are the two most popular sources and will be our focus in this blog.
The Skin Friendly® label for SleepWeaver® CPAP masks is now a registered trademark with the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
Designing and making medical devices can be a challenging way to earn a living. Medtech manufacturers operate in a complex and ever-changing regulatory environment. Complicated reimbursement rules can make payment lengthy, risky and difficult. Medical device design often requires the integration of multiple technical and clinical disciplines. So why do we do it?
One of the first questions new customers ask when they receive their first SleepWeaver mask is: "Why should I register my mask?"