TechValidate Research on Philips Respironics: Trilogy Ventilator

Case Study: Northeast Home Medical Equipment/St. Peter’s Health Partners


This case study of Northeast Home Medical Equipment/St. Peter’s Health Partners is based on a November 2014 survey of Philips Respironics: Trilogy Ventilator customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Ability to serve patients who fail on BiPAP and become very compliant on AVAPS AE helps our DME Clinical Services improve outcomes for acute care measures.”


  • Purchased the Trilogy because of:
    • The Trilogy product quality and reputation
    • AVAPS AE specifically for the COPD population
    • A need to improve patient outcomes
  • Looking to achieve the following challenges with the Trilogy:
    • working with acute to prevent rehopitalizations.

Use Case

  • Less than 50% of their Trilogy devices are brand specific prescriptions from a Pulmonologist or Physician.
  • 25-49% of their Trilogy patients are diagnosed with COPD.
  • Evaluated the following alternative devices before purchasing the Trilogy:
    • LTV
  • AVAPS AE is the most commonly prescribed mode for Non-Invasive Ventilation COPD patients.


  • Patients realized the following benefits with the Trilogy:
    • Provided ease of use
    • Improved quality of life
    • Improved clinical efficacy
    • Reduced hospital readmissions
    • Increased patient adherence to therapy
  • Decreased hospital re-admissions for COPD patients by 10-24% with the Trilogy with AVAPS AE.
  • Rates the following Trilogy capabilities on how differentiated they are from the competition:
    • clinical performance: differentiated
    • ease of use: differentiated
    • reliability: highly differentiated
    • patient satisfaction: very highly differentiated
    • ventilation modes (AVAPS AE): very highly differentiated

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