Short takes: Medforce, Circadiance, AOPA, FODAC

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Medforce Technologieshas joined the National Association for Home Care and Hospice. “We have experienced solid growth in the home health sector over the past several years,” said Esther Apter, Medforce CEO. “Joining NAHC was a logical choice to help us stay in tune with the latest challenges and continue to learn how to best serve this industry”…Circadiance has launched the SleepWeaver 3D Soft Cloth CPAP Mask in the U.S., following its recent 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The cloth mask provides an interface for CPAP or BIPAP therapy and is intended for single patient re-use…The American Orthotic & Prosthetic Association (AOPA) has announced that the American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics & Pedorthics (ABC) will sponsor the Presidential Papers at the 2017 AOPA World Congress. The Presidential Papers represent the top 10 clinical education submissions of original research backed by a full manuscript and will be published in a special supplement of the Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation. ABC will also be an official partner of the Congress, Sept. 6-9 in Las Vegas…Friends of Disabled Adults and Children (FODAC) will hold its 17th Annual Run Walk n’ Roll at Stone Mountain Park in Stone Mountain, Ga., on May 6. The 5-mile race and 2-mile walk is one of FODAC’s main fundraisers. Participants can run, walk or roll through the course—wheelchairs, strollers and walkers are all welcome.