Update in Management of Severe Hypoxemic Respiratory Failure

Narendra DK, Hess DR, Sessler CN, Belete HM, Guntupalli KK, Khusid F, Carpati CM, Astiz ME, Raoof S. Abstract Mortality related to severe-moderate and severe ARDS remains high. We searched the literature to update this topic. We defined severe hypoxemic respiratory failure as PaO2/FiO2 < 150 mm Hg (ie, severe-moderate and severe ARDS). Continue Reading →

RT in the News – Eileen Luley

Eileen Luley Saves Two at Atlanta Airport Eileen Luley, director of Rome Memorial Hospital’s Cardiopulmonary Services department, put her respiratory expertise into effect recently when she was directly responsible for saving two lives within the span of less than 30 minutes at a Atlanta, Ga. airport. Luley spends her time Continue Reading →

Action Requested: AARC PACT needs our help!

We need your help in order to help our respiratory patients! In compliance with certain statutory requirements, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has recently adjusted payment rates for durable medical equipment in non-competitive bid/rural areas based on competitive bid pricing, resulting in significant reductions which are impacting Continue Reading →

11th Annual Saratoga Track Conference

Northeast Region NYSSRC Presents the Saratoga Track Conference 4 CRCE’s through AARC (AARC credits have been applied for) 4 CEU’s for NYSNA (Applied for) Friday, July 28, 2017 7:00 am – 12:00 pm Holiday Inn at Saratoga 232 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 Special Thanks to Vapotherm and Aerogen, Ltd. Continue Reading →