Brunel student Cara O'Sullivan in the MERU workshop

News

Erector Set Toys a Model Mobility Solution for the World’s Poor

A solution that could bring low-cost mobility aids to the world’s poor populations may look a lot like the popular Erector Set toys sold in America. An engineering student at Brunel University London says simplified, interchangeable parts, such as those found in Erector Sets could enable mobility device repairs to be performed quickly, and affordably.

Cali Solorio, marketing manager, Ottobock.

Industry News

Cali Solorio Joins Ottobock as Marketing Manager

Cali Solorio has taken a role as Ottobock’s marketing manager, where she will support new product introductions for the company’s orthopedic rehab business. Ottobock says it will also look to Solorio to add expertise to its product lifecycle management.

Carlos Gonzalez, San Francisco, Calif, executes a high front kick as part of his martial arts training.

News

Ottobock C-Leg Grand Prize Winner Announced

Ottobock has chosen an action image of amputee Carlos Gonzalez as the $1,000 Grand Prize winner of the C-Leg Heroes 15 year anniversary photo contest. The winning photo of Gonzalez, a San Francisco resident, depicts him performing a shoulder-level front kick from a martial arts sport he took up following his amputation.

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Software Solutions

Mayo Clinic Chooses Epic as EHR Solution for ‘Several Decades’

The Mayo Clinic reports that it will replace the three electronic health records (EHR) systems it currently has in place campus-wide with Epic, a single integrated EHR and revenue cycle management system. More than 45,000 Mayo clinic staff members will be trained on the new system, which will replace existing EHRs from GE and Cerner, and Mayo’s own self-developed system.

Eli Anselmi

Industry News

ROVI Mobility Products Names Eli Anselmi Director of Education

As ROVI Mobility Products ramps up for the release of a new indoor-outdoor power wheelchair the company has hired Eli S. Anselmi as Director of Education, according to an announcement from the Carson, Calif-headquartered company. ROVI, the complex rehab division of Shoprider, reports that Anselmi will be responsible for developing the division’s product education materials and the distribution of those materials.

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Podcasts (RM's original audio content)

Keeping Therapists Efficient

When one therapist loses productivity, it’s a problem. When therapists across a 6-office practice lose productivity, it’s a catastrophe. Listen to this podcast and hear R. Dean Hasse, PT, discuss the technology tools his multi-office clinic uses to help support therapists in accounting for their time, reduce idle time and keep schedules filled.