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Joint mobility conference breaks records


ARLINGTON, Va. – The decision to combine two mobility-related conferences involving three organizations has paid off, organizers say.

Reporter's notebook: All things clinical at Invacare


ELYRIA, Ohio – Invacare’s name has been popping up on the job board of RESNA, an association of rehab and assistive technology professionals, quite a bit recently, and there’s good reason for it.

New ATP test offers chance to set new bar


ARLINGTON, Va. – Starting in July, those taking RESNA’s ATP exam will have one less subject to study for and the opportunity to help determine the passing score.

In brief: Two senators back bid bill, groups seek vent changes


WASHINGTON – HME stakeholders have added two co-sponsors to a bill in the Senate that would delay a second round of Medicare reimbursement cuts slated for July 1.

Q&A: Safety first

Navigation assistance could improve mobility for cognitively impaired wheelchair users

Alex Mihailidis has a solution for wheelchair users who lack the physical strength to use manual wheelchairs, and the judgment to operate power wheelchairs.

In brief: Big names partner for sleep, Etac reorganizes


WASHINGTON – The American Sleep Apnea Association (ASAA) and IBM have partnered on a SleepHealth app for the iPhone and Apple Watch and a SleepHealth Research Study to help identify connections between sleep habits and health outcomes.

RESNA tweaks ATP exam


ARLINGTON, Va. – RESNA will begin administering a new, updated ATP exam in July 2016 to better reflect current practice.

Short takes: Aeroflow, RESNA


Aeroflow Breastpumps has partnered with Humana and Humana Beginnings as a preferred breast pump provider.

Short takes: QS/1, BraunAbility, RESNA


QS/1 has received certification under the latest Payment Application Data Security Standard version 3.1, used to ensure safety through payment applications.

Q&A: Study breaks down AT rules


As the role  of assistive technology professionals has become more spread out in schools, it’s become increasingly difficult to know which tasks are being performed and by whom.