CareOne to Be Exclusive Sub-Acute Provider of Breathe NIOV System.

CareOne is pleased to announce and exclusive partnership with The Breathe NIOV™ system. This new medical technology will allow CareOne to offer the latest in respiratory treatment advances to patients in their rehabilitation programs. The Breath technology will enable patients to improve their endurance and respiratory functioning while receiving physical and occupational therapy. CareOne will pilot their first program utilizing the Breathe system at their CareOne at Livingston sub-acute rehabilitation center in Livingston, New Jersey.

The Breathe NIOV™ System is a unique, palm-size, ultra light, volume assist ventilator and proprietary nasal pillows interface intended for adult patients with respiratory insufficiency. This innovative open non-invasive ventilation technology delivers volume and pressure to supplement patient’s breathing while enabling mobility. NIOV is FDA cleared for use in the institution and home.

NIOV was designed to facilitate physical therapy and pulmonary rehabilitation in sub acute, LTAC and homecare settings. This ambulatory therapy allows clinicians to adapt to patient’s needs throughout rehabilitation process and ultimately help patients regain independence in the home.

David Walsh, Vice President of Sales for Breathe Technologies stated “We are excited to partner with CareOne to provide the NIOV System for their patients. The NIOV System compliments CareOne’s philosophy towards patient care and outcomes for patients in Sub-Acute, LTAC and Homecare settings. Incorporating NIOV into CareOne’s care model provides an opportunity to enable patients to regain their independence.”

Karen Davidson, Vice President of Clinical Services for CareOne said “We look forward to our venture with Breathe Technologies, we believe that through their technology we will be advancing the quality of care for patients and enabling them to achieve better outcomes and independence to ensure a safe transition to home after their stay at CareOne.”

About Breathe Technologies, Inc.

Breathe Technologies, Inc., located in Irvine, California, is a developer and manufacturer of innovative medical technologies for treating lung diseases. The company was founded with the goal of transforming the lives of people with respiratory insufficiency by producing innovative therapies that have the potential to dramatically improve quality of life. The Breathe Non-Invasive OPEN Ventilation (NIOV™) System, featuring the company’s proprietary OPEN-airway platform, is FDA-cleared for use in both the institutional and homecare settings. The company also has a late stage CPAP development program to address the unmet needs in sleep apnea. Breathe has taken an integrated approach focused on an improved user experience that is supported by its innovative design while providing best in class therapy. Investors include Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Delphi Ventures, Johnson & Johnson Development Corporation, Synergy Partners International and DAG Ventures. For more information, please visit

About CareOne

Headquartered in Fort Lee, New Jersey, CareOne and it’s related companies care for a combined total of more than 10,000 patients throughout nine states. More than 10,000 employees offer post hospital rehabilitative care, long-term care, assisted living, long-term acute care, home care and hospice. With an emphasis on strong operating principles, continuous quality improvement and employee engagement, CareOne is regarded as one of the most progressive health care providers in the senior living industry. For more information, please visit our website at

June 25, 2013 | Posted by careone | Filed in Blog, News