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Applications are now being accepted for the newly launched Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) residency program at Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital.
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In collaboration with Liaison, the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) offers a centralized application service (CAS) for graduate degree programs focusing on occupational therapy assistants.
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Via an exclusive partnership with BraunAbility, Costco is now offering special pricing on wheelchair-accessible vehicles as well as discounts on adaptive equipment and mobility component parts and service.
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Oakland, Calif-based Physical Therapy Innovations (PTI) reports that, after upgrading its analytics and services solution to the Total INSIGHT system from Clinicient, it has seen a $50K revenue increase over the course of the year.
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Updates to the 2017 version of Mobility Ventures’ MV-1 vehicle include a power liftgate, LED headlamps, and an improved user interface for the touch screen radio.
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Power wheelchair provider Quantum Rehab announces its continued support of The ALS Association as a premier-level national partner.
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Participants in the Invictus Games Orlando 2016 are receiving prosthetics and orthotics technical services provided by Ottobock.
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Lodi, Ohio-based Bailey Manufacturing Company has developed and built various products and equipment in the fields of physical therapy, occupational therapy, work hardening, sports medicine, and rehabilitation, since 1956.
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Restore Rehabilitation has recently launched a national telephonic case management service for recipients of workers’ compensation benefits.
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ROHO Inc, a business unit of Lebanon, Tenn-headquartered Permobil Inc, has recently added Chris Ritter to the newly created position of product manager, global sales, for the AGILITY product line.
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General Dynamics Information Technology has recently received $75 million from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to continue to provide and maintain software for CMS’ Durable Medical Equipment (DME) program.
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Pride Mobility Products Corp, based in Exeter, Pa, announces it has promoted Seth Johnson to senior vice president of government affairs.
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CIR Systems Inc, manufacturer of the GAITrite gait analysis systems, announces it has moved to a larger facility.
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New York Gov Andrew Cuomo (D) recently signed legislation requiring licensure for occupational therapy assistants, making New York the 50th state to do so.
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Sunrise Medical, headquartered in Fresno, Calif, announces its website has been redesigned to be more user-friendly.
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Clinicient Inc announces that it is integrating its Insight platform with Focus on Therapeutic Outcomes Inc’s (FOTO) Web-based outcomes-measurement system.
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Hanger Clinic, based in Austin, Tex, announces that it has added James Campbell, PhD, CO, FAAOP, to its team as chief clinical officer.
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A merger between Ohio-based MobilityWorks and Dallas-headquartered HASCO Medical Inc, announced this past August, was recently completed at the end of October.
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Chicago-headquartered Innovative Sports Training Inc, creator of The MotionMonitor 3D motion capture system, has promoted three of its employees to key executive positions.
Wheelchair-accessible vehicle provider BraunAbility announces that Kevin Hayes is its new executive vice president of operations.