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Complex rehab stakeholders watch for telehealth developments

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10/02/2020

EAST AMHERST, N.Y. – Complex rehab stakeholders need to “dig into” any new legislation related to permanently expanding the use of telehealth to make sure it includes occupational therapists and physical therapists, says Don Clayback.

NSM cracks 11 new markets in latest deal

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10/01/2020

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - National Seating & Mobility has acquired Austin, Texas-based Travis Medical, in a deal that includes 27 locations in 23 markets across the Pacific Northwest, Texas, Oklahoma and Florida.

Ki Mobility software lets ATPs take clients with them

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09/30/2020

STEVENS POINT, Wis. – When wheelchair manufacturers create a new product, it’s not uncommon for them to give a few samples to get feedback.

Policy grant signals ‘tide is shifting’

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09/30/2020

PITTSBURGH – The University of Pittsburgh, among others, has received a $2.5 million grant over five years to investigate a new health coverage policy for complex rehab wheelchairs.

Skill set grows among home health therapists

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09/30/2020

YARMOUTH, Maine – Occupational and physical therapists working in home health settings are more receptive to accepting referrals for wheelchair evaluations during the public health emergency, says Cathy Carver.

Complex rehab letter draws support from 41 representatives

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09/29/2020

WASHINGTON – Forty one members of the House of Representatives have signed a congressional letter urging CMS to permanently stop applying competitive bidding pricing to accessories for complex rehab manual wheelchairs.

New MobilityWorks CEO emphasizes customers, technology

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09/25/2020

RICHFIELD, Ohio – For Bryan Everett, the new CEO of MobilityWorks, everything is personal.

Complex rehab ‘takes next step’ with new program

‘It’s time for us as a profession to have a bona fide, university level curriculum associated with what we do’
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09/11/2020

PITTSBURGH – More than anything, the University of Pittsburgh’s new Master of Rehabilitation Technology program will help to raise awareness among young professionals that specializing in assistive technology is a valid profession, says Mark Schmeler.

Rehab Medical's app smooths ordering process

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09/01/2020

INDIANAPOLIS – Between complex rehab providers, doctors, payers, caregivers, PTs and ATPs, it's difficult for patients to know where they are in the order process, which is why Rehab Medical launched a new app to remove the mystery.

Home accessibility pro tips: Bulk up on certifications, training

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09/01/2020

WATERLOO, Iowa – Specialization is key to success in home accessibility, with more and larger companies getting into and consolidating the market, says Rick Lair.

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