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ISS to hold series of webinars

February 24, 2021HME News Staff

PITTSBURGH – The 37th International Seating Symposium in March will launch a webinar series, “Prelude to Pittsburgh,” to offer education ahead of its in-person event scheduled to take place Oct. 28-30. The first webinar, “Pandemic Recovery: Lessons Learned and Future Strategies,” will be held Friday, March 19, from 3:00-4:00 pm EST, with a virtual happy hour immediately following the session. Three additional webinars will follow in April, May and September....

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UPitt surveys attendees on ISS

September 2, 2020HME News Staff

PITTSBURGH - The University of Pittsburgh is surveying prospective attendees of the 37th International Seating Symposium about their likelihood of attending the event, depending on the pandemic situation. The four-question survey asks attendees: What is your primary purpose for attending ISS; if by Jan. 15, the pandemic situation has not improved or changed, would you plan on attending the event in-person, attend remotely or not attend at all; if the situation has improved (i.e. a reliable vaccine...

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ISS calls for abstracts

May 12, 2020HME News Staff

PITTSBURGH - The 37th International Seating Symposium is accepting abstracts for conference courses through July 12. ISS, which is scheduled to take place March 18-20 in Pittsburgh, will evaluate and score proposals based on: innovation (new topics that have not been presented at prior/other conferences), evidence and quality of references. The event will consider the following types of courses: 1-hour conference presentation, 15-minute paper presentation, poster presentation, 4-hour preconference...

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Mike Osborn named Simon Margolis Fellow

April 17, 2019HME News Staff

PITTSBURGH - Mike Osborn, the co-owner of Alliance Rehab and Medical Equipment in Ozark, Mo., and treasurer for NRRTS's executive committee, was named the recipient of the Simon Margolis Fellow Award at the International Seating Symposium in March. The award recognizes NRRTS members who have made long-standing and significant contributions to the organization, the complex rehab profession, and the seating and wheeled mobility community as a whole. Osborn joins fellows Michele Gunn, Gerry Dickerson...

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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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Specialization pays off for ISS

December 29, 2017Liz Beaulieu, Editor

VANCOUVER, British Columbia - Exhibit space for the upcoming International Seating Symposium is such a hot commodity that there are 40-plus companies on a waiting list.Exhibit space for ISS, March 6-9, at The Westin Bayshore, here, is locked in at 75 companies, including Inspired by Drive, Permobil and Invacare.Maureen Story, who co-chairs the committee charged with planning ISS, spoke with HME News about why the event, which hops between Canada and the U.S. each year, has seen such dynamic growth.HME...

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Short takes: PSP Homecare, Quantum Rehab

February 10, 2017HME News Staff

Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.-based PSP Homecare has launched a targeted marketing strategy featuring new radio, online and direct mail advertising. “We are all very excited to now be positioned to start a greatly expanded advertising campaign for our products and services, all supported by our own new dedicated call center,” said Michelle Ricco, CEO of Proto Script Pharmaceutical Corp, the parent company of PSP HomecareExeter, Pa.-based Quantum Rehab will have a theme of “To Be As...

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