Vapotherm Earns a Top Award for Exhibit at AARC

Dec 23, 2008, 10:48 ET from Vapotherm, Inc.

STEVENSVILLE, Md., Dec. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Vapotherm, the global leader in High Flow Oxygen Therapy products, earned one of the top awards for its exhibit at the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC)'s 54th Annual Convention and Exhibition in Anaheim, California.

Second place honors went to Vapotherm for its exhibit featuring Precision Flow(TM), the first high flow therapy device to integrate humidification, gas blending, flow control, and full alarm functionality into a single device for the delivery of nasal cannula inspired gases. 510(k) clearance for the Precision Flow was received from the FDA in August.

"The AARC is the premier research and professional meeting for the respiratory therapy field and its exhibit floor is an important educational and sales venue for device manufacturers. We are proud that the AARC recognized our work," said Kevin Thibodeau, Vapotherm's Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing.

The AARC has more than 42,000 members nationwide and is the only professional society for respiratory therapists in hospitals and with home care companies, managers of respiratory and cardiopulmonary services, and educators who provide respiratory care training. Each year, the AARC hosts an annual congress, which is the largest, and most comprehensive respiratory care meeting in the world.

Vapotherm, Inc. is a privately held manufacturer of respiratory care devices for hospitals and home care use based in Stevensville, Maryland. The Company is dedicated to the development of innovative, noninvasive technologies for respiratory therapy, especially for the treatment of chronic lung and acute breathing disorders. For more information, visit

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