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AAH council spells it out

New white paper highlights importance of both complex rehab, standard mobility
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11/17/2017

WASHINGTON – AAHomecare’s Complex Rehab and Mobility Council this month published a short white paper that outlines the differences between complex rehab and standard mobility products in grids and photos.

Researchers add ‘teeth’ to standards for wheelchairs

‘We want to translate standards into strategies and techniques for selecting products based on performance’
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11/10/2017

PITTSBURGH – Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh have secured a nearly $5 million grant to continue their work developing standards to improve product quality and safety for wheelchairs.

NRRTS updates website

Enhancements include list of case studies, online renewals
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10/27/2017

LUBBOCK, Texas – NRRTS has a new mobile-friendly website that’s easier to navigate and, well, plain easier on the eyes, says Executive Director Weesie Walker.

Q&A: Mary Ellen Buning, RESNA president-elect

‘I see technology as an enabler’
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10/20/2017

ARLINGTON, Va. – RESNA’s recent annual conference highlighted disability as a functional limitation as much as a diagnosis-driven condition.

First-person account: Anne Kieschnik

Houston has a big heart
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10/20/2017

HOUSTON – Anne Kieschnik has worked in the complex rehab industry for more than 38 years and has lived in Houston her whole life.

She’s no stranger to hurricanes and tropical storms, but Hurricane Harvey in August packed a punch like she’d never seen before.

Telemed to the rescue

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10/20/2017

MIDDLEBURG, Fla. – An important part of the growth strategy of CHAS Group is what Cindi Petito calls “telemed.”

Numotion ramps up remotely

‘There’s always a sense of urgency for us to be faster and more efficient’
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10/20/2017

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – Numotion has updated its service model to include remote troubleshooting, diagnosing and, sometimes, even repairing.

Numotion ramps up remote service

‘There’s always a sense of urgency for us to be faster and more efficient’
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10/06/2017

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – Numotion has updated its service model to include remote troubleshooting, diagnosing and sometimes even repairing.

NRRTS spreads the word

‘We need to move beyond our little circle,’ Weesie Walker says
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09/29/2017

ATLANTA – When the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine holds its annual event here later this month, NRRTS will be on hand to raise awareness of the CRTS and RRTS community and the issues affecting them.

Consumers throw support behind accessories bill

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09/26/2017

WASHINGTON – The ITEM Coalition and 32 national consumer and clinical organizations have sent a letter to leaders in the House of Representatives, asking them to pass a bill that would halt competitive bidding-related prices for accessories for complex rehab manual wheelchairs.

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