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Rehab Medical's app smooths ordering process

September 1, 2020Tracy Orzel

INDIANAPOLIS - Between complex rehab providers, doctors, payers, caregivers, PTs and ATPs, it's difficult for patients to know where they are in the order process, which is why Rehab Medical launched a new app to remove the mystery. “It's built off of our operating system, which is why it's such a great app for us: It pulls data from the application that we use every day,” said President Kevin Gearheart. The myRehabMedical app gives customers instant access to order updates, service requests,...

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Rehab Medical launches app for customers

July 7, 2020HME News Staff

INDIANAPOLIS - Rehab Medical has launched a new customer-centric app, myRehabMedical, to provide solutions to each customer's mobility needs. The app, available on both Apple and Android devices, provides customers with instant access to order updates, service requests, contact information, live chats and product tutorials. “Rehab Medical has a mission to improve and one way we intend to accomplish this is through innovation and the use of technology,” said Kevin Gearheart, president....

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New app supports users in selecting manual wheelchairs

June 24, 2020HME News Staff

NEW YORK - The United Spinal Association and the Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology at the University of Pittsburgh have co-developed a new app that informs and encourages consumers and their families to play an active role in buying, using and maintaining their manual wheelchairs. “As a national nonprofit serving people with spinal cord injuries and disorders, we know how important having a properly fitted manual wheelchair is in pursuing a healthy, active and independent...

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On the Editor's Desk

What's up with this 'What's Covered' app?

January 31, 2019Liz Beaulieu, Editor

CMS this week has made much ado about its new “What's Covered” app that allows beneficiaries to see whether Medicare covers a specific medical item or service, which of course includes HME. The launch of the app paralleled the agency's CMS Quality Conference, or #CMSQualCon19 as it's known on twitter. CMS's coverage of the event on the social media platform has included photos of attendees, including these patient advocates, giving the app a whirl. Screen Shot 2019-01-30 at 12.33.28...

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Ascensia updates app

November 20, 2018Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

PARSIPPANY, N.J. - Ascensia Diabetes Care has updated its Contour Diabetes app to enable seamless integration with Apple Health. Connectivity between the two apps means users are able to share blood glucose readings and carbohydrate data from the app with Apple Health. “This upgrade is part of the Ascensia's focus on interconnected diabetes management and building a seamless integrated journey between device, systems and smartphone apps that will allow people with diabetes to more easily and...

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Ascensia Diabetes goes toward future

June 25, 2018Tracy Orzel

PARSIPPANY, N.J. - Ascensia Diabetes Care has upgraded its Contour Diabetes app to help users self-manage their diabetes better by analyzing behavior patterns and suggesting new ones.“This behavior-change approach helps patients understand what the trends are, what the data means, and then provides personalized feedback so they can make the changes that they need to,” said Robert Schumm, head of region Americas of Ascensia Diabetes Care.Originally released in 2016 to connect...

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SleepScore acquires app and wearable that detects snoring

April 10, 2018HME News Staff

CARLSBAD, Calif. - SleepScore Labs, a joint venture between ResMed, Dr. Mehmet Oz and Pegasus Capital Partners, has acquired Netherlands-based digital health company Sleep.ai. Founded in 2014, Sleep.ai created an app and wearable for detecting if a user is snoring and/or grinding their teeth, and helps dentists monitor patients after they've begun dental treatment for either condition. “We are only at the beginning of what we can do to help improve people's lives by diagnosing and improving...

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Permobil launches consumer app

March 6, 2018HME News Staff

LEBANON, Tenn. - Permobil has launched the My Permobil consumer app as part of its Permobil Connect platform. The free app provides enhanced performance and usage data to help consumers get the most out of their connected wheelchairs. “In a world where everything is connected, it just makes sense for our wheelchairs to be, as well,” said Larry Jackson, president of Permobil Americas. “Our consumers want to be able to live their lives and not worry about things like battery levels,...

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NHIA moves resources to point of care

October 20, 2017Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

ALEXANDRIA, Va. ­- Home infusion providers will soon have a host of clinical resources at their fingertips, thanks to the National Home Infusion Association's plans to move those resources to a web-based application.“Over the years, NHIA has developed different clinical tools and quick guides, where someone went to our website and printed them out,” said Jennifer Charron, vice president for clinical affairs.“We wanted to put them in a web application and move away from paper.”In...

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AASM adds app to telemedicine platform

July 26, 2017HME News Staff

DARIEN, Ill. ­- The American Academy of Sleep Medicine has launched the SleepTM app to directly connect patients to sleep medicine professionals and accredited sleep centers through its SleepTM telemedicine platform. The app provides patients with convenient access to sleep medicine services on their mobile devices, AASM says. “The AASM SleepTM app promotes affordable, convenient, patient-centered care by eliminating common health care obstacles such as distance, travel costs and wait...

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