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NCART role ‘speaks to’ Julie Piriano 

June 7, 2024Liz Beaulieu, Editor

WASHINGTON – Julie Piriano’s new role at NCART gives the veteran of the complex rehab industry the ability to dedicate 100% of her time to “fighting the fight” to improve access to products and services.  Piriano, who spent 16 years at Pride Mobility Products, was named senior director of payer relations & regulatory affairs for NCART in May.  “I wasn’t looking for a change; I was very happy with where I was and what I was doing,” she said....

Complex Rehab, Julie Piriano, NCART

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RESNA seeks to revise standards


RESNA seeks to revise standards

June 24, 2022Liz Beaulieu, Editor

ARLINGTON, Va. – RESNA’s Professional Standards Board has proposed revising the organization’s Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice to make them easier to understand, particularly for people outside of the profession.  RESNA has published a draft revision and put it out for public comment through July 29.  “To me, as one of the people who last revised the document in 2008, it’s clear, but stepping back and re-examining it, it may not be as clear...

Complex Rehab, Julie Piriano, RESNA

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Standards, for life

October 28, 2019Liz Beaulieu, Editor

EXETER, Pa. - It's an “exciting” time to be leading RESNA's Professional Standards Board, a group charged with overseeing the organization's certification programs, says its newly appointed Chairwoman Julie Piriano. The complex rehab industry is at a crossroads as to how to best recognize professionals who specialize in seating, positioning and mobility, with a recent bill to create a separate benefit requiring CMS to establish an additional designation above and beyond the...

Assistive Technology Professional (ATP), Complex Rehab, Julie Piriano, RESNA

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Power tilt and recline: Yes, both can be medically necessary

October 28, 2019Guest Commentary

Medicare will consider power tilt, power recline or a combination of power tilt and recline for coverage and reimbursement when: The beneficiary is at high risk for the development of a pressure ulcer (injury) and is unable to perform a functional weight shift, or the beneficiary utilizes intermittent catheterization for bladder management and is unable to independently transfer from the wheelchair to the bed, or the power seating system is needed to manage increased tone or spasticity.Does that...

Julie Piriano, Power tilt, Pride Mobility Products, Recline

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People news: RESNA, Glooko

July 17, 2019HME News Staff

Julie Piriano will be chair of RESNA's Professional Specialty Board effective Aug. 1. Piriano, director of rehab industry affairs at Pride Mobility, is highly active on legislative and regulatory issues for the complex rehab industry and has been a member of RESNA for more than 20 years…Stephen Lien has been named CFO at Glooko, a diabetes data management company. Lien has extensive experience in senior leadership roles, most recently as CFO of PipelineRx, a healthcare SaaS technology company offering...

Complex Rehab Technology (CRT), Diabetes, Glooko, Julie Piriano, RESNA, Stephen Lien

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Seat elevation study ramps up

June 26, 2017Liz Beaulieu, Editor

EXETER, Pa. - A study to examine how seat elevation technology can improve the everyday lives of wheelchair users is off the ground. Researchers at Georgia Tech, which is conducting the study, have taken data loggers off the first wave of participants, says Julie Piriano, vice president of clinical education and rehab industry affairs, and the compliance officer for Pride Mobility Products/Quantum Rehab, which is sponsoring the study. “But we still have a lot more participants to...

Julie Piriano, seat elevation technology, Wheelchair

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