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U.S. Rehab refreshes FMA dashboard

March 15, 2019HME News Staff

WATERLOO, Iowa - U.S. Rehab is in the final stages of releasing a new dashboard for its Functional Mobility Assessment tool, according to a blog post on its website. The new dashboard will have enhanced ease-of-use, more clearly defined graphics and menu selections, advanced diagnoses choices and more up-to-date demographic selections. U.S. Rehab says more details will be announced soon. More than 2,800 unique U.S. Rehab members and rehab institutions have now participated in the FMA outcomes program,...

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U.S. Rehab leverages outcomes tool to score big contract

January 13, 2017Liz Beaulieu, Editor

WATERLOO, Iowa - U.S. Rehab has secured a Humana contract for its members for complex rehab and mobility products and services at higher reimbursement rates.The key: using the Functional Mobility Assessment outcomes tool, or FMA, to show that quality products and services are worth paying more for.“We didn't have a contract with Humana and now we have one,” said Greg Packer, president of U.S. Rehab, a division of The VGM Group. “We were able to show them the level of quality of...

Functional Mobility Assessment, The VGM Group, U.S. Rehab


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Outcomes tool reveals trends in assistive devices

July 22, 2016Tracy Orzel

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.“We're seeing a trend, but it's not statistically significant,” said Mark Schmeler, a professor at the University of Pittsburgh's School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, atthe RESNA/NCART 2016 Conference in Arlington, Va., in July.Developed over the past 15 years by Schmeler and Margo Holm, also a professor at UPitt's...

Assistive Devices, Functional Mobility Assessment, Greg Packer, Mark Schmeler, U.S. Rehab


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