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In brief: Outdated tech a pain for wheelchair users, NSM makes buy


YARMOUTH, Maine – Nine out of 10 wheelchair users in the U.S. experience pain as a result of their device, according to a new study.

The study, conducted by ComRes for the Toyota Mobility Foundation, polled wheelchair users in five countries.

ACHC launches nutrition distinction


CARY, N.C. – The Accreditation Commission for Health Care has launched a Distinction in Nutrition Support (NTS), the industry’s first, it says.

ACHC, SCMESA renew agreement


CARY, N.C. – The Accreditation Commission for Health Care has renewed its partnership with South Carolina Medical Equipment Services Association.

Short takes: Dynamic Seminars, ACHC


Long-time industry expert Louis Feuer has made available his first online series of courses and lectures.

ACHC golfs for charity


Cary, N.C. – The Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC) will host its inaugural charity golf tournament at the Brier Creek Country Club in Raleigh, N.C., on May 16, the non-profit accreditation organization announced.

ACHC gets accepted by Highmark Health


CARY, N.C. – The Accreditation Commission for Health Care’s sleep accreditation program has received acceptance by Highmark Health, an independent licensee of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association.

Short takes: Therafirm, Brightree, ACHC


Therafirm’snew Ease brand of compression legwear was named Most Innovative Retail Product of 2015 as part of the “Retail Idol” competition at The VGM Group’s recent Heartland Conference.

ACHC bolsters program


CARY, N.C. – The Accreditation Commission for Home Care (ACHC) is looking for a few good consultants.

ACHC offers new consultant program


CARY, N.C – ACHC has released a Certified Consultant program for industry professionals wanting to demonstrate proficiency in ACHC accreditation standards and processes.

ACHC, Michigan Home Health Association form partnership


RALEIGH, N.C. –Michigan Home Health Association (MHHA) members now have access to discounts on accreditation and other products thanks to a new partnership with the Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC), according to a press release.