Short takes: Brightree, AOPA, Masimo, Nonin

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Brightree’s electronic health record solution for home health and hospice has been selected by Merida Health Care Group. Merida already uses Brightree’s solution for HME…The American Orthotic & Prosthetic Association has announced the winners of its annual student poster awards: Tyler Klenow has received the Otto and Lucille Becker Award for his orthotic abstract, “A Functional Comparison of Carbon Fiber AFO and Two Modular KAFO Conditions Using Outcome Measures in a Veteran Subject with Traumatic Brain Injury.” Lisa Abernathy has received the Edwin and Kathryn Arbogast Award for her prosthetic abstract, “Going Back in Time: A Content Analysis on the Media Portrayal of Characters with Antiquated Prostheses”…Masimo has committed to donating $5 million in Signal Extraction Technology Pulse Oximeters and Pulse Co-Oximeters and other medical equipment to Jordanian hospitals to help improve care for Syrian and Iraqi refugees and Jordanian citizens. The first shipment of equipment is already in use at Al-Bashir Hospital in Amman…Nonin Medical has promoted Christopher Holland to chief compliance officer. He was previously the company’s vice president of business development. In his new role, Holland will continue to lead business development, in addition to overseeing the company’s commercialization strategies and activities.