The Ryan Report – July 2019

The Ryan Report Home Oxygen Guru – The HO2G Pen Oxygen, Activity and Your Health  I strongly encourage all oxygen users to be as active as possible. Activity is incredibly important in maintaining your health. Survival rates are shown to be much greater in oxygen users who get regular exercise from walking and other activities.…

The Ryan Report – January 2018

The Ryan Report Home Oxygen Guru – The HO2G Pen Used Oxygen Equipment: Be Aware of Common Issues New oxygen equipment can be expensive. As we’ve seen these last several years, equipment providers and insurance companies are becoming more selective on the oxygen devices they provide and pay for. This puts an onus on the…

The Ryan Report September-2017

The Ryan Report Home Oxygen Guru – The HO2G Pen Oxygen Cannulas Cannulas are the most common oxygen accessory used by people needing oxygen therapy. Like oxygen systems, though, there are differences among cannula styles and applications that can be misunderstood. For this issue, we’ll go over some of the different cannula types and styles,…

The Ryan Report- July 2017

The Ryan Report Home Oxygen Guru – The HO2G Pen Oxygen Users Tips Shared Oxygen users on a recent Sea Puffer cruise had the opportunity to interact with Ryan and ask all the questions they had about using oxygen. Everyone came away with a better understanding of living with lung disease. When using your oxygen…

The “Waveform” – May 2017

The “Waveform” The squiggly line on many finger pulse oximeters The “Waveform” by John R. Goodman BS, RRT, FAARC Sometimes technological advances seem to happen almost overnight, and some- times it seems to take forever before someone has the “I could have had a V8!” moment. For people on oxygen 24 hours per day, a…

The Ryan Report – May 2016

The Ryan Report Home Oxygen Guru – The HO2G Pen 2016 Portable Oxygen Concentrator Guide  Here it is, the 2016 version of our annual Portable Oxygen Concentrator (POC) Guide. Not much needs to be added from our previous 2015 version as there hasn’t been much introduced in the last year. Over the summer of 2015,…

The Ryan Report-November-2015

The Ryan Report New Portable Oxygen Concentrators: An Overview of Inova Labs’ Activox 4L and Respironics’ SimplyGo Mini Compared to previous years, 2015 was a slower year in terms of new home oxygen delivery products hitting the market. On the portable oxygen concentrator (POC) side, Inova Labs introduced their LifeChoice Activox 4L alongside their new…