Rizzuto Named New Respiratory & Sleep Management Editor

Respiratory & Sleep Management has hired Janis Samaripa Rizzuto to be its new editor.

Rizzuto has 13 years of editorial experience in the health-care industry. She was most recently publisher/editor of Southern California Physician, a magazine for physician members of six Southern California county medical associations. From 1991 to 1998, Rizzuto worked as editor-in-chief of HomeCare.

At both publications, Rizzuto garnered awards for her work, including two Jesse H. Neal Awards and numerous Maggie Awards from the Western Publications Association. Across her career, Rizzuto has held editorial leadership positions at publications in other fields, including financial services, project management and retailing.

"I am pleased to be working in the home health-care field again," Rizzuto says. "The opportunities and challenges ahead for HME providers specializing in respiratory and sleep therapies are many. I look forward to writing about the developments and creating an engaging magazine to support the providers' efforts."

Karen Cavallo, publisher of Respiratory & Sleep Management, says, "Janis' background is a great match for the magazine. She brings a wealth of HME industry understanding and history that will immediately impact our coverage."

Rizzuto can be reached at jrizzuto@hmemediagroup.com or (714) 655-0730. She is based in Orange, Calif. Cavallo can be reached at kcavallo@hmemediagroup.com or (760) 610-0800.

Respiratory & Sleep Management (respiratorysleepmgmt.com) is the only HME industry magazine, Web site and e-letter devoted exclusively to oxygen, sleep and asthma. It offers solutions for HME professionals on topics such as improving CPAP compliance, home ventilation, oxygen reform, sleep, and continuous vs. pulse dose therapy. RSM is published by 1105 Media Inc., the parent company of Mobility Management.

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