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NCART, NRRTS announce virtual fly-in

July 12, 2021HME News Staff

WASHINGTON – NCART and NRRTS will host a Virtual CRT Congressional Fly-in on Sept. 21 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. as part of National CRT Awareness Week. “Every year we hold a CRT-focused Washington, D.C., event that keeps CRT advocates connected with Capitol Hill to talk about issues impacting access for people with disabilities,” NCART stated in an announcement. “We’re excited to offer the opportunity to deliver these important messages without asking attendees to leave...

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NRRTS sponsors photo contest

June 17, 2021HME News Staff

LUBBOCK, Texas - NRRTS asking complex rehab suppliers to take photos of themselves and their clients doing what they do and send them to the organization. As part of the digital photo contest, NRRTS will award prizes to one winner in each of three different categories. Each winner will receive a $100 gift certificate and a poster of their winning photograph for them and their client. NRRTS asks that suppliers make sure they get photo releases from their clients. Contact Bill Noelting for more information:...

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NRRTS pins future of complex rehab on new program

March 19, 2021Liz Beaulieu, Editor

LUBBOCK, Texas – NRRTS seeks “visionaries” to help the organization complete a new 14-course supplier-specific certification program.  The organization completed the first course of the CRT Supplier Certification Program late last year, is nearly complete with the second course and has started on the third course, says Weesie Walker, executive director.  “We need the help of the CRT industry,” she said....

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NRRTS stands on its education offerings

March 1, 2021Liz Beaulieu, Editor

LUBBOCK, Texas – NRRTS expects to continue seeing increased demand for its education in 2021, as registrants and clinicians try to keep up with continuing education requirements during a pandemic that’s limiting in-person events. NRRTS awarded 50 CEUs or 500 hours of education in March 2020, when the COVID-19 pandemic first took hold in the U.S., up from 25 CEUs or 250 hours of education before that, says Annette Hodges, director of education. “It has stayed pretty steady...

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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...

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Mike Barner on wins, fresh ideas and CRT’s unicorn

February 1, 2021Liz Beaulieu, Editor

ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Mike Barner says if Simon Margolis were still around, he’d be pleased with the complex rehab industry’s continued development but “challenged” that there’s still no separate benefit.  “That’s such a big haul and we’ve had some major interruptions related to the fall out of competitive bidding that we’ve had to address immediately,” said Barner, who was named a Simon...

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Ability Members Group buys into new standard 

December 15, 2020HME News Staff

TORONTO, Ontario – Fifty-nine rehabilitation technology specialists from Ability Members Group have applied for registration with NRRTS as part of a new partnership between NRRTS and the Canadian Assistive Devices Association. “When it comes to complex rehab technology and related services, being able to identify trained and qualified providers ensures that you’re dealing with the right people,” said Jamie Church, CEO of Ability Members Group. “That confidence...

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In brief: Congressional caucus on sleep, Sullivan Health’s first acquisition, telehealth expansion finalized

December 3, 2020HME News Staff

DARIEN, Ill. – The American Academy of Sleep Medicine has created a Congressional Sleep Health Caucus to promote healthy sleep and the importance of high-quality, patient-centered care for patients.   The caucus is co-chaired by Reps. Zoe Lofgren, D-Calif., and Rodney Davis, R-Ill.  “As we deal with the unique challenges and added stress brought on by the COVID pandemic, the necessity of good, quality sleep is all too clear,” said Lofgren. “Insufficient sleep...

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NRRTS partners with Canadian association

December 3, 2020HME News Staff

LUBBOCK, Texas - NRRTS has partnered with the Canadian Assistive Devices Association to develop a Canadian standard for complex rehab technology services. “The complex rehabilitation technology industry in Canada is thriving and our partnership with NRRTS will enable us to ensure that we can provide the highest levels of service to our clients and partners while maintaining a level of professionalism and knowledge that having a NRRTS designation requires” said Erin Roberts, executive...

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NRRTS set to go live with supplier-specific certification

November 13, 2020Liz Beaulieu, Editor

LUBBOCK, Texas - The first course in NRRTS's new CRT Supplier Certificate Program will be available by the end of the year, Weesie Walker announced during the organization's virtual Open Meeting on Oct. 28. “It's near and dear to my heart,” said Walker, executive director of NRRTS. “This will be the first CRT supplier-focused program that will give people the knowledge and baseline of what they need to know as a CRT supplier.” In 2019, when NRRTS was in the beginning stages...

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