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Outcomes tool reveals trends in assistive devices

Developers call for increased participation to solidify results

ARLINGTON, Va. – More than a year after U.S. Rehab launched the Functional Mobility Assessment tool to a select group of its members, the results are in—sort of.

In brief: CQRC asks CMS to slow down, Circadiance readies rebrand


WASHINGTON – The Council for Quality Respiratory Care says the findings of a recent Office of Inspector General report further demonstrate the need to slow down the national rollout of Medicare’s competitive bidding program.

U.S. Rehab, TiLite partner up


WATERLOO, Iowa – U.S. Rehab and Permobil have announced that TiLite will be a contracted supplier of titanium and aluminum manual wheelchairs for members of U.S. Rehab.

Complex rehab stakeholders petition the president


WASHINGTON – Industry stakeholders have launched a petition asking the White House to stop CMS from applying competitive bid pricing to complex rehab wheelchair accessories.

Outcomes tool reveals HME's value

'This industry is a cost-saver, not a cost-driver'

WATERLOO, Iowa – U.S. Rehab hopes to improve patient care and show CMS the value of proper equipment with the Functional Mobility Assessment tool. 

In brief: Sunrise Medical makes buy, U.S. Rehab supports outcomes tool


FRESNO, Calif. – Sunrise Medical has strengthened its presence in the high-end sports wheelchair market by acquiring RGK Wheelchairs.

U.S. Rehab gets behind outcomes tool


WATERLOO, Iowa – U.S. Rehab has negotiated an exclusive license agreement with the University of Pittsburgh to give its members access to an up-and-coming outcomes tool.

U.S. Rehab retools tech program

Company offers new training programs based on experience

WATERLOO, Iowa – U.S. Rehab has brought in some new faces to revamp its technician training program: Elizabeth Cole and Dick Fuller. 

U.S. Rehab revamps training program


WATERLOO, Iowa – U.S. Rehab, a division of The VGM Group, has revamped its popular Tech Training program to provide a “deeper dive” into repairs for power mobility equipment.

VGM to roll out Audit Task Force


WATERLOO, Iowa – The VGM Group’s U.S. Rehab will roll out an Audit Task Force at its Heartland Conference, June 9 through June 12, said U.S. Rehab President Greg Packer.