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Prochant modernizes website 

February 8, 2021HME News Staff

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Prochant has launched a new website with educational resources. The new website features a modern design to help customers quickly learn about the company’s outsourcing solutions and technology, and easily access the company’s webinars, articles and white papers – all right from the homepage. “With our new website, we didn’t just give Prochant a new coat of paint,” said Joey Graham, executive vice president...

Education, New website, Prochant

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Complex rehab workflow bends to meet patients where they’re at

February 5, 2021Liz Beaulieu, Editor

BALTIMORE – Erin Michael and Meredith Linden, both physical therapists, envision a hybrid model for evaluating patients for complex rehab technology post-pandemic that melds the best of in-clinic and remote visits.  Here’s what Michael, PT, DPT, ATP/SMS, manager of patient advocacy and special programs at the International Center for Spinal Cord Injury at the Kennedy Krieger Institute in Baltimore, and Linden, PT, DPT, ATP/SMS, a clinical...

Complex Rehab, Education, Erin Michael, Meredith Linden, National Registry of Rehabilitation Technology Suppliers (NRRTS), NRRTS, Remote services, Telehealth

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Annual event 'bigger' than Medical Service Company

September 18, 2020Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

CLEVELAND - Medical Service Company has taken its annual education forum for RTs and sleep technicians completely online this year and has tapped a well-known industry leader to keynote the event. The 20th?Annual Jean S. Marx Memorial Education Forum, scheduled for Nov. 18, features 10 sessions across two tracks, sleep and respiratory, and provides the opportunity to earn up to seven CEUs. “Considering the circumstances of the pandemic, we thought it would be best to switch (to a completely...

Education, Medical Service Company, Referral sources, virtual

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Quantum Rehab offers free webinars

April 10, 2020HME News Staff

EXETER, Pa. - Quantum Rehab is offering free live educational webinars for CEU credits through the Pride Learning Institute. Topics include seating and positioning, pediatrics, bariatrics, drive controls, drive-wheel configuration, power seating and more. “The Quantum education team has been hard at work developing our complimentary CEU webinar series,” said Julie Piriano, vice president, clinical education/rehab industry affairs & compliance officer at Quantum Rehab. “Classes are...

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Medtrade Springs captures ears, eyes of industry

March 6, 2020Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

LAS VEGAS - Medtrade Spring's last hurrah in Las Vegas might have been quieter than in past years, but those who came to the show were ready to roll. “The movers and shakers are wheeling and dealing,” said Joey Graham of Prochant. “The floor is a little quiet, but we're having lots of amazing conversations. This year's show took place March 3-5 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, its home since 2013. It featured 40 new exhibitors and more than 30...

Education, Medtrade Spring, New Products, Show Floor

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NRRTS schedules four webinars for January

January 7, 2020HME News Staff

LUBBOCK, Texas - NRRTS has released its educational offerings* for January, including “The 'W' word: One family's story of finding hope and acceptance” on Jan. 14. Carol Shrader, a mother of adult triplets, two of whom have cerebral palsy, will host this webinar. The other webinars: “Entering the world of power assist for manual wheelchairs: who, when, why?” with Christie Hamstra on Jan. 15; “Adapting the home for wheelchair use” on Jan. 16; and “Your voice:...

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OxyGo hosts oxygen expo

December 17, 2019HME News Staff

ORLANDO, Fla. - OxyGo will host its first Oxygen EXPO2 on Jan. 21 at OxyGo Southern in Orlando, Fla., with experts giving sessions on the future of respiratory. “The Oxygen EXPO2 will present the best of what is new and next in the industry,” said Victoria Marquard-Schultz, CEO of OxyGo, a manufacturer of a line of portable oxygen concentrators. The one-day event will include a keynote session by Franck Rahagi, MD, MH, FCCP, director of respiratory care at Cleveland Clinic Florida Hospital...

Education, Expo, OxyGo, POC, technology

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VGM calls for speakers

November 5, 2019HME News Staff

WATERLOO, Iowa - VGM Group is now accepting proposals from prospective speakers for its annual Heartland Conference. The company is looking to fill eight education tracks with sessions on everything from business leadership and management, to retail, to sales and marketing, to technology. “For presenters, the Heartland Conference isn't short on opportunity,” said Jill Blaser, chairwoman of Heartland Education. “It's the perfect place to have one-on-one time with members and vendors,...

Education, Heartland Conference, VGM

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UPitt accepting applications for assistive technology course

September 17, 2019HME News Staff

PITTSBURGH - The University of Pittsburgh's Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology, Continuing Education (RSTCE) is now accepting applications for its 2020 AT CERT course. The course will cover wheelchairs, communications devices and sensory aids in a blended online and hands-on learning format. “The AT CERT course is moving into its seventh year with more than 200 past attendees who have a near perfect pass rate on the RESNA ATP certification exam,” said Mark Schmeler, PhD,...

Assistive Technology, ATP, Education, UPitt

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Organizers put out call for presentations for spring conference

August 23, 2019HME News Staff

LAS VEGAS - Show organizers have opened the call for presentations for Medtrade Spring, March 3-5 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas. Sessions for the show cover a wide range of topics, including regulations and compliance, business operations, executive leadership, legal, Medicare updates, sales and marketing, retail and cash sales, and strategic planning. The deadline for submissions is Sept. 13. While organizers will select individual and co-presented sessions, a good portion of...

Call for Presentations, Education, Medtrade Spring

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