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Build case for telehealth now

‘So six months from now, we can say, ‘This really worked well and we want it to continue’
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05/22/2020

WASHINGTON – The complex rehab industry needs to make the most of CMS’s decision to expand telehealth services during the coronavirus pandemic, says Mark Schmeler.

NSM, Operation FINALLY HOME bring ‘sunshine’ to veteran

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05/21/2020

AUSTIN, Texas – National Seating & Mobility and Operation FINALLY HOME have partnered to provide a new wheelchair ramp for Ray Marin, who served in the U.S. Marines for six years during the Vietnam War.

ATP exams restart

‘This has put a bump in the road, but the net of all of it is, we’ll still be in a better position today than we were’
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05/15/2020

YARMOUTH, Maine – Prometric reopened its test centers on May 1, allowing complex rehab professionals to once again sit for RESNA’s ATP exams after an almost two-month hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Rehab groups mark 30th anniversary of ADA

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05/15/2020

WATERLOO, Iowa – VGM & Associates, U.S. Rehab and NCART are raising awareness of the Americans with Disabilities Act, in honor of the landmark legislation’s 30th anniversary.

Rehab Medical: People grow companies

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05/05/2020

INDIANAPOLIS – Rehab Medical hosted 375 employees at its annual meeting here Jan. 9-10, 150 more employees than last year.

How do we protect 'pathway' to referring clinicians?

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05/05/2020

One-third of clinicians recently surveyed by the Clinician Task Force have seen their seating clinics closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, says Cathy Carver.

CMS opens up telehealth to therapists

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05/01/2020

WASHINGTON – CMS announced last week that it will allow occupational therapists and physical therapists to provide telehealth services during the coronavirus pandemic, a big win for complex rehab stakeholders.

COVID and CRT: ‘The whole flavor of stuff’ is going to change

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05/01/2020

NEW YORK CITY – Gerry Dickerson, an ATP and CRTS who works the New York City area for National Seating & Mobility, says telehealth has moved from luxury to necessity amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Madonna Long on COVID-19: ‘We’re used to being survivors’

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04/17/2020

GREENSBURG, Pa. – Because wheelchair users often use their hands or mouths to operate their equipment, keeping safe during the coronavirus pandemic can be a challenge, says Madonna Long, consumer advocate for Quantum Rehab.

Stakeholders seek to improve ‘pathway’ to clinicians

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04/10/2020

YARMOUTH, Maine – One-third of clinicians recently surveyed by the Clinician Task Force have seen their seating clinics closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, says Cathy Carver.

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