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ISS registration opens 

November 15, 2022HME News Staff

PITTSBURGH – Registration is live for the 38th International Seating Symposium, which will be held in person at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh on April 13-15. Early bird registration is $779; standard registration, after Feb. 28, is $859. Pre-conference workshop rates are also available: $199 for a half-day and $379 for a full day. The event offers a comprehensive education program with topics like “Denials: Evidence for Practice and Policy Change” and “Standards:...

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Broda names clinical education manager 

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Broda names clinical education manager 

July 21, 2022HME News Staff

ST. LOUIS – Broda has hired Brenda Mahon, OTD, OTR, as its new clinical education manager. Mahon has more than 20 years of experience working in a number of care environments and settings as a clinician, care director and educator, with an expertise in long-term care and skilled-nursing facilities. “I have been a big fan of Broda wheelchairs for the entire span of my career,” she said. “I have witnessed firsthand how the right wheelchair can instantly improve a person’s...

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Rehab Medical strengthens presence in Southeast 

July 11, 2022HME News Staff

INDIANAPOLIS – Rehab Medical has expanded into southern Georgia with the acquisition of Priority Medical. “This acquisition brings on immediate growth in southern Georgia and specifically Savannah, with a core group that really fits our culture,” said Rehab Medical President Kevin Gearheart. “It also provides an opportunity to continue expanding organically in the near future to connect to our offices in Florida and have a more complete presence in the Southeast.” Rehab...

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RESNA opens registration for annual conference 

March 14, 2022HME News Staff

ARLINGTON, Va. – Registration is open for RESNA’s virtual conference on July 13-15. The annual conference, which has the theme “Driving the future of assistive technology,” brings together like-minded professionals from a wide variety of disciplines to exchange ideas about the latest innovations and research in technologies that help people with disabilities lead independent, healthy lives. RESNA made the decision earlier this year to stick with a virtual format in...

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NSM taps Gurganus to lead new branch 

March 8, 2022HME News Staff

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – National Seating & Mobility has opened a new branch in Hattiesburg, Miss., expanding its presence in the south. David Gurganus, an industry veteran, will join the NSM team and manage the branch. “Strategically growing our footprint allows us to ensure more people have access to the most advanced mobility and access solutions available,” said Bill Mixon, NSM CEO. “We are excited to partner with individuals in and around Hattiesburg as they pursue greater...

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RESNA calls for proposals for 2022 conference

October 26, 2021HME News Staff

ARLINGTON, Va. – RESNA will accept session proposals for its annual conference from Nov. 1 to Nov. 29. RESNA 2022 Conference: Driving the future of Assistive Technology is scheduled to take place in Arlington, Va., July 14-16. RESNA is accepting proposals for “buzz” sessions, 30-minute sessions devoted to one hot topic; general sessions, 60-minute sessions that are interactive; and master classes, 90-minute sessions that are more in-depth. The organization is not accepting proposals...

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Permobil launches resources for cushions

May 24, 2021HME News Staff

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Permobil has launched several solutions-based selection tools and resources for clinics and providers to easily find the right cushions based on an individual’s needs. On the company’s new website, clinics and providers can now focus their search for cushions based on product features such as skin protection, positioning, medium and more. Clinicians and ATPs can also...

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ISS reschedules for Oct. 26, 2021

October 7, 2020HME News Staff

PITTSBURGH - The 37th International Seating Symposium, hosted by the University of Pittsburgh, has been rescheduled for Oct. 26-30, 2021, in Pittsburgh. The main conference will begin on Oct. 28 and end mid-day on Oct. 30. Pre-conference workshops will take place Oct. 26-27. “We attempted to confirm that the revised schedule does not directly conflict with other events; however, the October 2021 dates are the only option to reschedule the 37th ISS,” said Mark Schmeler, associate professor/vice...

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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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Ki Mobility ramps up sales with dedicated reps

August 24, 2016HME News Staff

STEVENS POINT, Wis. - Ki Mobility has begun hiring dedicated sales reps, the manufacturer announced Aug. 23. “We want to offer more education on our products and services, respond quicker to our customers' needs, and have greater availability to support product evaluation,” stated Douglas Munsey, president, in a letter to customers. Many of Ki Mobility's independent sales reps will remain with the company, Munsey said. “We are deeply indebted to our current representatives for what...

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