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Called “The Effective Compliance Program,” it is designed to help healthcare providers reduce their risks due to audits, billing errors, and regulatory violations.
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The SEM Scanner, a handheld pressure ulcer pressure ulcer detection device developed by BBI LLC, recently won the Frost & Sullivan European New Product Innovation Award for Pressure Ulcer Diagnostics for 2015.
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The UNYQ Scoliosis Brace, designed by 3D Systems and brought to market by UNYQ, has received the CES Innovation Award during the recent Consumer Electronics Show.
A research team from the National University of Singapore has developed a new lightweight and smart rehabilitation device called EsoGlove to help restore hand movement in patients who have lost their hand functions due to injuries or nerve-related conditions. (Photo credit: National University of Singapore)
A research team has developed a lightweight and smart robotic glove to help restore movement in those who have lost function in their hand due to injuries or nerve-related conditions.
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The compact 7550 Fold-Up Wheelchair Scale by Webb City, Mo-based DETECTO, is designed to fold away when not in use, thereby freeing up floor space.
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The book, Mommy’s Coming Home a Little Different, shares the author’s story about coming home after a spinal cord injury.
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Butler Mobility Products, based in Lewisberry, Pa, offers inclined platform wheelchair lifts that are engineered to move up and down with ease and safety.
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The Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers (CMSC) announces the publication of Advances in Multiple Sclerosis Primer, Second Edition, which aims to help rehab professionals help treat patients with multiple sclerosis (MS).
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Quantum Rehab, headquartered in Duryea, Pa, introduces power seating systems with crash-tested and WC19-compliant iLevel and TRU-Balance 3 technology.
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Ft Lauderdale, Fla-headquartered Stimwave Technologies announces that its Freedom-8A Spinal Cord Stimulation (SCS) System for pain relief has received FDA clearance.
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BionX Medical Technologies Inc announces in a media release that it has entered an exclusive distribution agreement with Ottobock HealthCare GmbH to distribute the BiOM prosthetic ankle in select European markets.
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Home dwellers have a new option for increasing their accessibility to interior and exterior doorways, with the introduction of the Concierge Power Door Opener from Algona, Wash-based EZ-Access.
myHip&Knee is a free app that aims to help patients self-manage their recovery after joint replacement. (Image from manufacturer's website.)
A new mobile app has been released to enable postsurgery patients to self-manage their recovery at home after having hip or knee joint replacement.
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Wheeled mobility device users have a new option in portable ramp solutions with the Singlefold Suitcase GF ramp, manufactured with glass-reinforced graphite fiber for strength and durability.
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A new computer-aided prosthetics design and manufacturing system has recently been installed at Shriners Hospitals for Children – Northern California.
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Coloplast, Minneapolis, recently launched a catheter for men that is designed to be less than half the size of a standard male catheter, with the ability to be stored, carried, used, and disposed of discreetly.
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Decision Resources Group’s recently released Medtech 360 spinal implant market report suggests that the market for spinal implants in the United States and Europe will continue to expand.
Former Canadian soldier Trevor Greene, who survived a debilitating brain injury while on duty in Afghanistan in 2006, has recovered his ability to walk again with the help of a customized exoskeleton, his personal determination, and support of researchers at Simon Fraser University. (Photo courtesy of Marianne Meadahl, Simon Fraser University)
Trevor Greene, who experienced a traumatic brain injury while serving in Afghanistan in 2006, has reportedly recovered his ability to walk, with help from a customized exoskeleton developed at Simon Fraser University (SFU).
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Bruin Biometrics (BBI) announces that its SEM Scanner reportedly improves the time to detection of pressure ulcers by an average 3.9 days earlier than the gold standard of care.
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OrthoPediatrics recently received 510(k) FDA clearance for its RESPONSE 5.5/6.0 Spine System, which is designed to help surgeons surgically correct scoliosis in pediatric patients.