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Jim Black Joins Sunrise Medical

CRT industry veteran will manage RGK sales in North America.

Study: Bias Against People with Disabilities Isn’t Decreasing

While biases toward some other groups are fading, disability bias isn't budging.

Katie Stevens Named 2021 HME Woman of the Year

Reliable Medical's CEO was chosen from a field of 64 nominees.

Jim Walsh Retires from VGM Group

VGM's original investor and longtime General Counsel retired on Jan. 31.

When Goldfish Drive: Researchers Unveil “FOV”

Researchers taught goldfish to operate a power mobility device. Yes, really.

International Seating Symposium to Be All-Virtual for 2022

Seating and wheeled mobility conference begins at the end of January.

RESNA Changes to All-Virtual 2022 Conference Format

Past virtual conferences have gotten good feedback, RESNA says.

Mark Schmeler Podcast: “We’ve Been Ready to Pivot at Any Point”

Latest Mobility Management podcast offers insight into the University of Pittsburgh's ISS decision.

Growing with Intention

In extraordinary times, Reliable Medical’s CEO Katie Stevens sees opportunities to care for both clients and employees

Reliable Medical's CEO Katie Stevens on the pandemic, expansions plans, and lessons learned.

NRRTS Prepares to Celebrate 30th Anniversary

2022 will include weekly remembrances of the organization's activities, goals, and achievements.



Burke Hospital Wins Adaptive Sports Grant

New BRAVE program will bring sports and recreation opportunities to veterans in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut.

Mark Schmeler: New “Participatory” Survey Seeks Input from All Wheelchair Stakeholders

Research project is examining many current factors, including policy, funding, and wheelchair provision.

NPIAP Seeks Input on Guideline App

New app makes pressure injury guidelines easily transportable.

NCART: Ask Congress to Stop Upcoming Medicare Cuts

Medicare funding cuts are scheduled to go into effect next year.

Permobil Announces Key Sustainability Focus Areas

CRT manufacturer lays out priorities that would benefit all stakeholders.

New Survey: Does Wheelchair Policy Align with Needs of Consumers, Funding Sources & Providers?

University of Pittsburgh survey is part of a Disability and Rehabilitation Research Project.

NCART Position Paper: Make CRT Telehealth Option Permanent

Position paper addresses the future of telehealth option for seating and mobility OTs and PTs working with Medicare beneficiaries.

Study: Saliva Test Can Detect SMA

Researchers say this new non-invasive test for spinal muscular atrophy could be performed in everyday locations.

Study Will Examine the Benefits of RaceRunning for Kids with CP

University of South Australia will examine how the sport can impact mobility and mental health.

Unite4CRT Announces Creation of Focus Groups

First focus group is targeting Medicare's controversial "in the home" coverage rule.

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