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‘Enter the RESNA universe’


WASHINGTON – RESNA officials say there’s both “excitement and trepidation” around hosting their first virtual conference in September.

Vote for RESNA 2020 board


ARLINGTON, Va. – Voting is open for RESNA’s 2020 board of directors. Information about the candidates, including nomination statements and CVs, is posted on the voting site.

Short takes: AAHomecare, CAIRE, RESNA


AAHomecare is accepting nominations for four open positions on its board of directors

COVID forces RESNA to cancel event


WASHINGTON – RESNA has canceled its annual conference scheduled for July 7-10 at the Hyatt Regency in Arlington, Va. “As you can imagine, this decision was incredibly difficult,” said Mary Ellen Buning, RESNA board president, in an email to members.

In brief: MedPAC finds no change in health outcomes, CMS suspends CERT reviews


WASHINGTON – Medicare spending for diabetes testing supplies decreased by 88% between 2010-2017, according to a new report from the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission, but health outcomes have remained stable.

Short takes: RESNA, Lofta


RESNA’S testing company, Prometric, has extended the closure of its testing center in the U.S. and Canada through April 30.

Wear your love for RESNA


WASHINGTON – RESNA has partnered with Jim Coleman, Ltd., to offer a branded line of RESNA merchandise to celebrate its 40th anniversary. The organization’s members can purchase polo shirts and coffee mugs to become brand ambassadors.

Short takes: RESNA, Jackson Medical Supply, Infiniti Medical


RESNA’s board of directors seeks nominations for the annual RESNA awards, which recognize individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to the field of assistive technology and rehabilitation engineering or their service to RESNA.

Reporter’s notebook: Tackling the scarcity of ATPs, growing the outcomes database


YARMOUTH, Maine – Applications for RESNA’s ATP certification more than doubled in 2019, says Charlie Raphael, director of certification and education.

RESNA seeks board nominations


ARLINGTON, Va. – RESNA is seeking nominations to fill several positions on its board, including two officer positions (president-elect and secretary) and three member positions.