Athletico Acquires Accelerated Rehabilitation Centers

Oak Brook, Ill-based Athletico Physical Therapy is about to grow its presence in the Midwest market to 336 locations as the result of a recent acquisition deal to acquire Accelerated Rehabilitation Centers, headquartered in Chicago.


MV-1 Makes the Cut for National Automobile Dealers Guide

Described as a vehicle “designed specifically around those who use wheelchairs,” the MV-1 from South Bend, Ind-based Mobility Ventures LLC, has been named the first ever “Wheelchair Accessible” automobile in the National Automobile Dealers Association Commercial Truck Guide.


NIH Awards Exploratory Grant to Ekso Bionics Holdings

Ekso Bionics Holdings Inc, headquartered in Richmond, Calif, announced today that it has been awarded a P20 Exploratory Grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to continue the development of an exoskeleton prototype for children.


Mobile Stroke Treatment Unit Among Top 10 Medical Innovations

Time is precious in responding to stroke victims. The development of a mobile stroke treatment unit equipped to handle the specific needs of most individuals affected by stroke was hailed by Cleveland Clinic as one of the Top 10 Medical Innovations for 2015.

Software Designed to Assist with ICD-10 Readiness

Benchmark Systems, headquartered in Lynchburg, Va, has set a Nov. 1 release date for its Benchmark Code Assistant software, which is designed to assist healthcare practices transition to the International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision.

Power of EHR underscored by Ebola outbreak

While much of the media coverage related to Ebola hotspots in the US and abroad has focused on how the virus may potentially spread, little was said about how technology such as electing health records (EHRs) could help locate, treat, and control Ebola.