SmartVest Blog

Using and Caring for SmartVest

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Apr 04, 2022
How To Clean Your SmartVest

Learn the proper way to clean and care for your SmartVest with step-by-step instructions and how-to videos. Regular cleanings of the SmartVest Airway Clearance System are important to keep the device operating and looking its best.

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Nov 03, 2021
How To Use Your SmartVest at Home

Starting a new treatment plan for a lung condition is sometimes met with hesitation. This is especially true if it’s your first time using vest therapy to manage symptoms of COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease), bronchiectasis, or both. From setting up and learning how to use your new device to performing each therapy session and […]

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Mar 10, 2020
The SmartVest Connect Mobile App is Now Available!

On March 10th, Electromed rolled out its first-ever SmartVest Connect mobile app. Available for download through the App Store and Google Play, SmartVest Connect will allow you to take a proactive step in managing your high frequency chest wall oscillation (HFCWO) therapy. Using BluetoothTM technology, the mobile app securely connects your SmartVest to your online […]

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Sep 03, 2019
Finding Support for Your Bronchiectasis Symptoms

Though more research is being conducted on how to effectively manage bronchiectasis, an irreversible chronic lung condition that causes recurrent respiratory infections, it remains a lesser known pulmonary disease when compared to COPD or cystic fibrosis.  If you’re living with bronchiectasis or your loved one needs more information about its causes, symptoms, and treatment options, […]

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Jul 09, 2019
Study Finds SmartVest Improves Outcomes for Bronchiectasis

SmartVest is the only respiratory vest on the market with published studies demonstrating improved outcomes in treating bronchiectasis.  BMC Pulmonary Medicine, a peer-reviewed medical journal, recently published a first-of-its-kind, independent study, analyzing the effectiveness of high frequency chest wall oscillation therapy (HFCWO) via the SmartVest Airway Clearance System in treating patients living with bronchiectasis. Read […]

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Starting your SmartVest Journey
May 18, 2019
SmartVest Journey Part I: Ordering a SmartVest Airway Clearance System

Is a chronic lung condition, like bronchiectasis, keeping you from living independently, spending time with your grandchildren, or doing the everyday activities you enjoy? Knowing how to talk to your doctor about your symptoms is the first step in your SmartVest journey so you can start feeling relief. In part one of this two-part series, […]

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Mar 22, 2019
How to Prescribe SmartVest Therapy

Deciding to introduce high frequency chest wall oscillation (HFCWO) therapy into your patient’s bronchiectasis treatment plan is the first step toward providing a lifetime airway clearance solution for each individual chronic lung condition. Getting the right respiratory vest in the hands of your patients is easier than you may think! At Electromed, we strive to […]

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May 01, 2018
Troubleshooting Your SmartVest Airway Clearance System

Learn how to troubleshoot common issues you may experience with your SmartVest. Follow step-by-step instructions on how to replace the fuse or air filter in your SmartVest.

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