Category: Medical Resources

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Pressure Ulcer Webinar Recordings Now Available

This past summer the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel hosted two webinars on pressure ulcers. Because of the limited capacity and high interest, the NPUAP is now offering recordings of the webinars. For a limited time only, you can save $25 when you purchase BOTH webinar recordings! More information on the educational webinars is below.…

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Earn CEUs from NRRTS, Darren Hammond to Present

You can earn .2 CEU from the National Registry of Rehabilitation Technology Suppliers (NRRTS). NRRTS will be hosting a webinar every two weeks, beginning June 21, 2011 and running until December. The webinars are designed for CRTSs, RRTSs, ATPs and physical and occupational therapists (advanced or intermediate). The webinars will be broadcast for respective Pacific…

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Introducing new ROHO® SOFFLEX® 2 Mattress Overlay System

  The ROHO Group, manufacturer of support surface products for medical and consumer applications, is introducing a new non-powered ROHO® SOFFLEX® 2 Mattress Overlay System, designed for individuals who require skin protection. The SOFFLEX 2 Mattress Overlay System provides the same effective ROHO® Shape Fitting Technology® pressure redistribution known throughout the industry. The SOFFLEX 2…

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6 Resources For Understanding U.S. Health Reform

I recently went to a luncheon that discussed the basics of the US Health Care Reform. I found out that even though it was blasted all over the media, I knew very little, and almost nothing regarding how it would affect me. I knew that the bill would require most U.S. citizens to have health…

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Why is there such a price difference between medical & consumer products?

Why do medical products cost more than consumer products, even though they may appear to be similar? Ultimately, the cost to bring a medical product to market and the ongoing costs to produce and sell medical products are much higher than they are for a consumer product. Here are a few things to consider regarding…

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Why is there more focus on Medicare than on Medicaid?

More wheelchair users are covered under Medicaid in the US than are covered by Medicare so why does the Durable Medical Equipment (DME) industry focus on Medicare? There are at least fifty Medicaids and a myriad of third party payers in the U.S. and they are all different in coverage, reimbursement and rules. In fact,…

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Organization builds wheelchairs for people in poorer countries

I normally never read my college’s alumni magazine (University of Missouri-Columbia’s Mizzou Magazine), but the latest issue happened to arrive just as I was heading to the airport so I had some time to kill. As most alumni magazines do, it mainly features accomplishments of the university’s alumni. What I didn’t expect is that it…

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ROHO’s new advocacy page

Competitive bidding is a major problem facing the medical supply industries. Your Senators and Representatives need to hear from you. The ROHO Group has launched an advocacy page to help answer any questions that you might have about the process. It provides guides on what to say and who to contact to let your voice…

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Medical Resources and Associations

Merely a network within itself The ROHO Group has affiliations with a myriad of medical societies and health foundations throughout America. Below are several medical related associations. ALS Association – The ALSA association provides a wealth of initiatives for patients afflicted with ALSA; striving to raise funds to research a cure; motivating people with Lou…

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