Orthotic Prosthetic Group of America selects Ashlie White for her career contributions to patients, her community and the O&P profession.
Providers can apply for Phase 4 General Distribution and American Rescue Plan (ARP) Rural payments. HRSA has provided various resources and is hosting technical assistance webinars.
New system for scheduling meetings at the show accompanies the return of Medtrade’s Power Lunches, as well as new mask requirements for the event.
Medical technology business picks up the maker of high-frequency chest wall oscillation systems from parent company International Biophysics Corp.
NCART and ITEM Coalition work with lawmakers to introduce House sign-on letter urging CMS to fund seat elevation and standing systems for CRT patients. The deadline for signatures is Oct. 1.
The Northeast association has postponed the schedule of its online education event from Sept. 27-Oct. 1 to Nov. 1-5.
The latest version delivers the same features as the original UPWalker along with enhanced safety to help those with neurological and movement disorders.
Sept. 8 marked the Alabama DME association’s first in-person meeting in more than a year, which included a mix of on-site and Zoom-enabled educational sessions.
Emphasizing attendee safety, VGM assembled nearly 1,000 providers and HME industry professionals for three days of education and events in Waterloo, Iowa this week.
In the run-up to its Sept. 29 Washington Conference, the association reminds HME providers that it can’t make new meeting requests after Sept. 22, so they must register right away for the upcoming virtual lobbying event.
- By David Kopf
- Sep 16, 2021
Next week marks the 20th anniversary of the VGM event, which features an in-person format with mask and social distancing guidelines, as well as virtual educational sessions.
The debut episode interviews experts Dr. Scott M. Martin MD, PMR, MS and Maxine Paul about the importance and benefits of adopting telehealth for CRT evaluations.
Continued CPAP use as directed increased patients’ survival rates over a three-year period, according to a ResMed-backed survey of French OSA patient data.
The event offers multiple days of online education sessions from the Northeast association. NEMEP is targeting 2022 for its return to in-person events.
New alignment with some of the largest HME providers, as well as AAHomecare and VGM, will help drive the adoption of e-prescribing for home medical equipment.
The National CRT provider has Acquired Austin Wheelchair Company, which has grown from a custom wheelchair company to a multi-line HME provider.
Agency will take measures to ensure access to healthcare, including DME, for beneficiaries in Louisiana and Mississippi.
The Jazzy EVO 613 and EVO 613Li aim to push boundaries for the power mobility category by incorporating a variety of performance and comfort features.
The discontinuation of the CPAP units comes after material shortages and move to focus on oxygen equipment production.
An alert from the agency tells Medicare patients to contact suppliers, but AAHomecare and VGM Government Relations both point out that the announcement’s phrasing will cause difficulties for sleep providers.
The Aug. 18-19 event was in-person with masks and social distancing encouraged, and saw the debut of the inaugural Tart Advocacy & Leadership Award.
Association calling for industry advocates to register for the Sept. 29 virtual lobbying event now so that there is plenty of time to slate video meetings with lawmakers and staff.
Scheduled for a Sept. 7 opening, the facility will ultimately employ 40 people serving customers in the heavily populated northeastern U.S. corridor.
- By David Kopf
- Aug 26, 2021
The company’s next-generation PAP device includes new features such as Personal Therapy Assistant and Care Check-In to provide tailored guidance to PAP users.
The newest model of the thermal shut-off device provides two directional protection against oxygen fires caused by patients smoking or being around open flames while receiving oxygen.