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United Spinal sets stage for Roll on Capitol Hill 

May 16, 2022HME News Staff

KEW GARDENS, N.Y. – The United Spinal Association has announced that this year’s Roll on Capitol Hill, and all future events, will include in-person and virtual participation. This year's event takes place June 12-15. “This is due to the rapid acceptance of accommodations that our community has long asked for, such as telework, telehealth and the use of virtual platforms for meetings,” the association stated. United Spinal is reincorporating in-person visits for the first...

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Numotion Foundation makes donation

May 10, 2022HME News Staff

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – The Numotion Foundation has announced emergency relief contributions of $50,000 to two organizations serving those affected by the ongoing aggression in Ukraine. The contribution is primarily intended to assist those living with mobility related disabilities currently facing displacement, economic uncertainty and a lack of access to appropriate mobility equipment and independent living aids. “It is our hope that these contributions will help provide comfort and work...

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Exhibitor registration opens for ISS 

May 10, 2022HME News Staff

PITTSBURGH – Exhibitor registration for the 38th International Seating Symposium, which will take place in-person at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh on April 13-15, is now open. ISS is accepting exhibitor registrations on a first-come, first-served basis. The 2023 event will feature more than 100,000 square feet of exhibit space and more than 11 hours of unopposed exhibit hall time. The 2022 ISS was held virtually Jan. 31 to Feb. 2. 

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Clayback to leave on high note

May 6, 2022Liz Beaulieu, Editor

EAST AMHERST, N.Y. – When Don Clayback steps down from NCART later this year, his parting wish for the organization is increased support – from providers, clinicians, manufacturers and consumers.  “We need to figure out how to double the core that we’ve created,” said Clayback, who will leave his executive director post on Sept. 30 after 13 years. “Our messaging is good – we have a good story to tell – but we need more voices and more financial...

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NSM earns re-accreditation 

May 3, 2022HME News Staff

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – National Seating & Mobility has again earned the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Home Care Accreditation. The distinction means the company has demonstrated continuous compliance with performance standards on providing safe and quality patient care. “NSM is proud to be awarded Home Care re-accreditation from the Joint Commission,” said Bill Mixon, NSM CEO. “This honor reflects our organization’s long-standing commitment to the health...

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NRRTS seeks committee members, growth

April 29, 2022Tracy Orzel

LUBBOCK, Texas – NRRTS has been holding steady at about 1,000 registrants for the last few years—no more, no less—which is why the organization is launching a new committee to develop strategies to increase its ranks.  “We thought we needed to take a different look at how we actually presented ourselves to the ATP community, the manufacturer community and the therapist community, and really put together some good talking points about who we are, what we do and what...

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U.S. Rehab adds AAC education

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U.S. Rehab adds AAC education

April 29, 2022Liz Beaulieu, Editor

WATERLOO, Iowa – U.S. Rehab’s new course offering on augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) fills an education gap for complex rehab companies, says Tyler Mahncke. In particular, it fills a gap for companies with employees prepping for RESNA’s ATP certification, he says.  “We kept hearing from members, ‘We have a tech going through the process, and we understand the exam is more involved in AAC than in the past or that portion is more difficult,...

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RESNA drives technology conversations

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RESNA drives technology conversations

April 22, 2022Liz Beaulieu, Editor

ARLINGTON, Va. – RESNA’s upcoming virtual annual conference will focus on emerging technologies, particularly in transportation, and will feature a keynote speech by Kevin Malta, a product manager at Waymo, an autonomous driving technology development company.  Waymo, a subsidiary of Alphabet, the parent company of Google, operates a commercial self-driving taxi service in the greater Phoenix area called Waymo One.  “He’s an engineer and he’s in...

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Sunrise's Presperin Pedersen on importance of service models, early education and clinical evidence 

April 2, 2022Liz Beaulieu, Editor

FRESNO, Calif. – Jessica Presperin Pedersen says her new position as director of clinical education for North America at Sunrise Medical allows her to “pull together everything I’ve done” in more than 40 years of practice in the complex rehabilitation industry.  Presperin Pedersen’s long resume includes working in all sectors of the seating and mobility industry; serving as a research assistant, assistant professor and master clinician at the Shirley Ryan Ability...

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Don Clayback

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NCART’s Clayback to step down

March 30, 2022HME News Staff

EAST AMHERST, N.Y. – Don Clayback will step down as executive director of NCART on Sept. 30 after 13 years leading the organization.  “I am truly grateful for the opportunities I have had at NCART to help protect and improve access to CRT for people with disabilities,” said Clayback. “It has been an honor to advocate to ensure the children and adults we serve receive the highest quality equipment and supporting services they deserve to live full and independent lives....

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