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DMERT Group set to launch complex rehab certification

June 22, 2018Liz Beaulieu, Editor

WATERLOO, Iowa - The Durable Medical Equipment Repair and Training Group (DMERT Group) plans to launch a Level 2 certification for repair technicians for complex rehab technology in August.The group, a collaboration between U.S. Rehab, VGM Education and FIOS DME Repair Training, already offers a Level 1 certification for basic DME like canes, crutches, walkers, scooters, standard Group 2 wheelchairs, beds, lift chairs and standard manual wheelchairs.“(Level 2) dives into the individuality of...

certification, complex rehab, repairs, training, U.S. Rehab, VGM


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Collaboration results in DMERT certification

May 22, 2018HME News Staff

WATERLOO, Iowa - The Durable Medical Equipment Repair and Training (DMERT) Group has been launched as a new certification body for the DME and complex rehab technology industry. The DMERT Group is a nonprofit organization meant to establish training guidelines and provide proper certification for repair technicians. U.S. Rehab, VGM Education and FIOS Repair Training collaborated to develop online tech training courses that are DMERT Group certified. The courses are designed to help prepare techs...

certification, repair, training, U.S. Rehab, VGM


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U.S. Rehab revamps training program

March 17, 2015HME News Staff

WATERLOO, Iowa - U.S. Rehab, a division of The VGM Group, has revamped its popular Tech Training program to provide a “deeper dive” into repairs for power mobility equipment. The program now has two tracks: online training for newer repair techs; and in-person, advanced training for techs with two or more years of experience. Training will be provided by Richard Fuller of Richard Fuller Consulting; Elizabeth Cole, clinical director of U.S. Rehab; and Permobil, Invacare, Motion Concepts...

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Specialty Providers

NST patients use app to 'master' sleep therapy

August 19, 2014HME News Staff

BOSTON - National Sleep Therapy (NST) has developed a proprietary iPad app to train new sleep therapy patients on how to use their CPAP devices, the provider announced this month.“Educators have shown that people retain new information better when: (1) they're able to proceed at their own pace; (2) they learn and retain better with visuals; (3) they feel they're in control; (4) they're engaged and feel special; and (5) they can hold the teaching device in their own hands,” stated Eric...

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On the Editor's Desk

The Summit sessions

September 21, 2012Liz Beaulieu, Editor

I just finished a wrap-up of the HME News Business Summit for the Newswire, but there's still more I want to share. It was that kind of event. I mean, it was great to be in an environment with providers where they had the opportunity to learn from experts (about everything from healthcare reform to private equity to retail), brainstorm with their peers in small groups (on generating revenues, cutting costs and managing employee) and chatting up those experts and those peers on a river cruise and...

HME News Business Summit, private equity, research, Retail, training


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