Vantage Mobility International provided the final push in a successful effort to connect a Phoenix family and their wheelchair-bound 6-year-old daughter with a new 2014 Dodge Grand Caravan with the VMI Northstar E manual side-entry ramp conversion.
Older adult patients aren’t discharging or transferring thanks to “Code Gridlock” that has patients warehoused in nooks, crannies, and broom closets, according to the Canadian Medical Association.
Those who use and advocate for advanced physical rehabilitation technologies got a boost recently when a powerhouse panel of rehab industry experts met to discuss how to demonstrate the value of emerging neurorehabilitation technologies.
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.
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.
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.
Errin Heyman, EdD, has been named dean of educational effectiveness for the University of St Augustine for Health Sciences. She will focus on advancing institutional effectiveness systems and coordinate faculty development opportunities with the goals of enhancing student engagement and educational practices of faculty.
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.
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.
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.