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NRRTS honors registrants, announces new program and partnership

November 10, 2020HME News Staff

LUBBOCK, Texas - NRRTS presented its Distinguished Service Award to Tom Simon, ATP, CRTS, of Numotion, and its Simon Margolis Fellowship to Mike Barner, ATP, CRTS, of the University of Michigan Wheelchair Seating Service, and Weesie Walker, ATP/SMS of NRRTS, during the organization's first virtual Annual Open Meeting on Oct. 28. “I first met Simon Margolis at the Seating Symposium in Memphis,” said Walker, executive director of NRRTS. “His vision of an organization that gave seating...

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NHIF, NHIA present awards

May 1, 2020HME News Staff

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - The National Home Infusion Foundation has announced that Stacey Jensen, RN, BSN, MBA/HCM, is the recipient of its 2020 Lynn Giglione Women in Leadership Award. The award recognizes and honors trail-blazing and emerging women leaders who have demonstrated exemplary service to patients and their peers, while promoting the mission of NHIF. Jensen is COO of Optum Infusion Pharmacy and served on the inaugural board of the NHIF…The National Home Infusion Association has announced that...

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Medtrade Spring attendees pick top products

March 6, 2020HME News Staff

LAS VEGAS - Ageless Innovation's Joy for All Companion Pets won the Gold Award in the New Product Pavilion Providers' Choice Awards at Medtrade Spring. Philips Respironics won the Silver Award for its Mask Selector, and Trust Care won the Providers' Choice Award for its Let's Move Rollator. The awards are sponsored each year by HomeCare Magazine. Medtrade Spring took place March 3-5 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas.

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RESNA highlights busy RehabWeek2019

July 3, 2019HME News Staff

TORONTO - RESNA doled out a bevy of awards during its annual conference—part of RehabWeek 2019, June 24-28 in Toronto— including naming the National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association (NMEDA) as the recipient of the RESNA Leadership Award.The honor recognizes a company, agency or organization for significant contributions to the field of assistive technology and rehabilitation engineering, and for supporting and recognizing RESNA and its mission of promoting access to AT for people...

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RESNA announces student finalists

June 7, 2019HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - RESNA has announced the finalists for its Student Design Challenge. This annual, international competition recognizes innovative and creative assistive technology designs by undergraduate and graduate students at major universities. Entries are judged on originality, quality of design, and usefulness to persons with disabilities. The six finalists will travel to RESNA's 2019 annual conference, June 24-28 in Toronto to present their work prototypes to a panel of industry judges. The top...

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PurWell nabs top award at Medtrade Spring

April 19, 2019HME News Staff

LAS VEGAS - PurWell CBD won gold in the New Product Pavilion Providers' Choice Awards at Medtrade Spring for its proprietary line of organic, all natural hemp oil products that generate general health and wellness. Western Medical won silver for its Rip n Go Premium Linen Systems, and Cozee won bronze for its battery powered heating blanket. The winners were determined by attendee votes submitted in the New Product Pavilion. “All three of these products demonstrate the spirit of innovation...

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RESNA calls for nominations

March 29, 2019HME News Staff

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - The RESNA board of directors seeks nominations for the annual RESNA Awards. The awards recognize individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to the field of assistive technology and rehabilitation engineering or their service to RESNA. “The response from RESNA's professional network is essential for our committee to identify those who have gone above and beyond promoting the health and well-being of people with disabilities through increasing access...

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NRRTS seeks nominations

December 26, 2018HME News Staff

LUBBOCK, Texas - NRRTS is accepting nominations for the following awards: Leadership Award, Distinguished Service Award, Consumer Advocate of the Year and Simon Margolis Fellow. For requirements and to submit letters of nomination, email Weesie Walker, executive director of NRRTS, at [email protected] Nominations must be received by midnight on Feb. 28. The winners of the awards will be presented at the 35th International Seating Symposium, March 18-22 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center...

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NRRTS honors CRT professionals

May 8, 2018HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - NRRTS recognized John Zona, ATP/SMS, as the 2018 Simon Margolis Fellow at the National CRT Leadership and Advocacy Conference in April. Zona, who has been a long-time NRRTS board member and once served as president, was honored for his significant contributions to NRRTS, the complex rehab profession and the seating and wheeled mobility community as a whole. For their support of NRRTS's mission, the organization also recognized Julie Piriano of Pride Mobility Products for her work promoting...

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Attendees FLYP for new product at Medtrade Spring

March 29, 2018HME News Staff

LAS VEGAS - Medtrade Spring attendees tapped the FLYP Nebulizer for a gold in the New Product Pavilion's Providers' Choice Awards. X-top for Men received silver, and Werth Folding Walker Storage Rack received Bronze. FLYP by Convexity Scientific is described by company officials as a “game-changing, pocket-portable nebulizer” that's prescribed by physicians for respiratory conditions like asthma and COPD. X-top for Men by McAirland's is specifically designed for the male anatomy and provides...

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