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UPitt launches new wheelchair network


PITTSBURGH – The University of Pittsburgh will create an International Society of Wheelchair Professionals (ISWP), it announced in December.

MedCare adds new partner


GREENSBURG, Pa. – MedCare Equipment Company, an HME provider based here, has added the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) as a partner, according to a press release.

Researchers call for re-evaluating wheelchair policies


PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – Recent changes in Medicare reimbursement policy, including competitive bidding, may be contributing to a sharp increase in the number of wheelchair breakdowns, according to a study released this week.

This is the kind of stuff you can take to the bank

Monday, December 27, 2010

It won't surprise complex rehab providers that skin protecting wheelchair cushions help reduce the development of pressure ulcers.