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CIONIC Unveils Three New Centers of Excellence on the East Coast to Aid Patient Mobility Through the Use of FDA-Cleared Bionic Clothing and Neuromodulation

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Monday, June 10, 2024

Individuals interested in experiencing the Neural Sleeve can contact their doctor at these Centers of Excellence to make an appointment to try the Neural Sleeve, or contact CIONIC directly at https://cionic.com/coe .

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  • Individuals interested in experiencing the Neural Sleeve can contact their doctor at these Centers of Excellence to make an appointment to try the Neural Sleeve, or contact CIONIC directly at https://cionic.com/coe .
  • The Cionic Neural Sleeve is a mobility aid that is available by prescription only.
  • In strategic collaboration with these centers, patients will have an opportunity to experience the Cionic Neural Sleeve under the guidance and expertise of staff.
  • To stay informed on the growing network of CIONIC Centers of Excellence, please subscribe to the CIONIC Newsletter .

$318.8 Mn Dural Adhesive Agent for Surgical Market - Global and Regional Analysis and Forecasts, 2024-2034 Featuring Prominent Players - Integra LifeSciences, Covidien, Baxter, Johnson & Johnson - ResearchAndMarkets.com

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Thursday, June 6, 2024

Key Questions Answered in this Report:

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  • Key Questions Answered in this Report:
    What are the main factors driving the demand for dural adhesive agent for surgical market?
  • Who are the key players in the dural adhesive agent for surgical market, and what are their respective market shares?
  • What is the current estimation of the dural adhesive agent for surgical market, and what growth trajectory is projected from 2024 to 2034?
  • Which regions demonstrate the highest adoption rates for dural adhesive agent for surgical market, and what factors contribute to their leadership?

Paralyzed Veterans of America National President Robert Thomas and CEO Carl Blake Issue Statement Following House Committee on Veterans' Affairs Hearing

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Thursday, June 13, 2024

WASHINGTON, June 13, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Paralyzed Veterans of America National President Robert Thomas and Chief Executive Officer Carl Blake released a joint statement following their testimony today before a House Committee on Veterans' Affairs hearing entitled "A Call to Action: Meeting the Needs of the Spinal Cord Injury and Disorder Veteran Community."

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  • WASHINGTON, June 13, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Paralyzed Veterans of America National President Robert Thomas and Chief Executive Officer Carl Blake released a joint statement following their testimony today before a House Committee on Veterans' Affairs hearing entitled "A Call to Action: Meeting the Needs of the Spinal Cord Injury and Disorder Veteran Community."
  • Both testimonies were part of PVA's annual Advocacy Legislation Seminar, which moved from March to June this year.
  • "The lives of veterans with spinal cord injuries and diseases, like MS and ALS, depend on having access to VA-provided care through VA's SCI/D system of care," Thomas stated.
  • Together, Thomas and Blake encouraged the committee to work together to address the needs of disabled veterans by passing vital legislation, such as the Senator Elizabeth Dole bill.

Global Hospital Beds Market Report 2024-2029: A $4.84 Billion Market by 2029, with High Demand for ICU-Compatible Hospital Beds - ResearchAndMarkets.com

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Monday, May 27, 2024

The global hospital beds market was valued at $3.66 billion in 2023 and is expected to reach a value of $4.84 billion by 2029, growing at a CAGR of 4.71% from 2023-2029

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  • The global hospital beds market was valued at $3.66 billion in 2023 and is expected to reach a value of $4.84 billion by 2029, growing at a CAGR of 4.71% from 2023-2029
    The global hospital beds market report contains exclusive data on 43 Vendors.
  • High Demand for ICU-Compatible Hospital Beds: Hospital beds are available in different types in various departments, such as emergency departments, critical care departments (ICU), and other general wards, as required.
  • Technological Advancements in Hospital Beds: Hospital beds play a vital role in healthcare as caregivers use them during patient treatment.
  • Furthermore, the APAC is projected to witness the highest CAGR in the global hospital beds market during the forecast period.

Quadriplegic disability advocate Joni Eareckson Tada to be honored at the 2024 Global Leadership Summit

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Thursday, May 16, 2024

Oak Brook, Illinois, May 16, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In a special public appearance, Christian speaker and disability rights advocate Joni Eareckson Tada will take the stage at the 30th annual Global Leadership Summit in South Barrington, Illinois, in August as she is honored for her legacy of leadership.

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  • Oak Brook, Illinois, May 16, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In a special public appearance, Christian speaker and disability rights advocate Joni Eareckson Tada will take the stage at the 30th annual Global Leadership Summit in South Barrington, Illinois, in August as she is honored for her legacy of leadership.
  • 2024 is the 45th year of Joni and Friends, the international disability ministry with an office in Oak Brook, Illinois that Joni founded after a diving accident left her paralyzed.
  • The Global Leadership Summit, an annual gathering that brings together experts in ministry and marketplace, is the world’s largest annual leadership event.
  • At the Global Leadership Summit 2024, Joni will share the wisdom and insights she has gained while building an international organization as an act of faith.

NanoVibronix Announces Distribution Agreement with VA Supplier CB Medical for the Distribution of UroShield

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Tuesday, May 14, 2024

NanoVibronix, Inc. (Nasdaq: NAOV) (“NanoVibronix,” or the “Company”), a medical device company that produces the UroShield®, PainShield® and WoundShield® Surface Acoustic Wave (SAW) Portable Ultrasonic Therapeutic Devices, today announced that it has entered into a distribution agreement with CB Medical, LLC (“CB Medical”) for the sale and distribution of the Company’s UroShield.

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  • NanoVibronix, Inc. (Nasdaq: NAOV) (“NanoVibronix,” or the “Company”), a medical device company that produces the UroShield®, PainShield® and WoundShield® Surface Acoustic Wave (SAW) Portable Ultrasonic Therapeutic Devices, today announced that it has entered into a distribution agreement with CB Medical, LLC (“CB Medical”) for the sale and distribution of the Company’s UroShield.
  • CB Medical is a U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs (“VA”) certified and Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (“SDVOSB”) with two decades of experience serving veterans.
  • Under the terms of the multi-year agreement, CB Medical has the right to sell and distribute UroShield to its customers throughout the VA system in the United States.
  • Brian Murphy, Chief Executive Officer of NanoVibronix, Inc., commented, "This new agreement provides us with another distribution channel for UroShield within the VA system of providers.

Paralyzed Veterans of America and Department of Veterans Affairs Announce National Veterans Wheelchair Games Coming to Minneapolis in Summer 2025

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Monday, May 13, 2024

WASHINGTON, May 13, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Paralyzed Veterans of America and the Department of Veterans Affairs today announced the 44th Annual National Veterans Wheelchair Games – the largest adaptive sports and rehabilitation event designed exclusively for U.S. military veterans with disabilities – will take place in Minneapolis, Minnesota July 17-22, 2025. The six-day, high-energy event will be comprised of more than 600 athletes, 20+ events, and over 3,000 volunteers from across the world.

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  • WASHINGTON, May 13, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Paralyzed Veterans of America and the Department of Veterans Affairs today announced the 44th Annual National Veterans Wheelchair Games – the largest adaptive sports and rehabilitation event designed exclusively for U.S. military veterans with disabilities – will take place in Minneapolis, Minnesota July 17-22, 2025.
  • "We are thrilled to be chosen as the host city for the 44th Annual National Veterans Wheelchair Games," said Christy Loy of Meet Minneapolis.
  • The National Veterans Wheelchair Games is open to all U.S. veterans with spinal cord injuries, amputations, MS, or other central neurological conditions who require a wheelchair.
  • The Department of Veterans Affairs launched the Wheelchair Games in 1981 with seven events and 77 athletes.

CIONIC Unveils New Offerings to Address Full Spectrum of Mobility Challenges with New Activities of Daily Living Exercise Regimen and Training Reports for Patients with Disabilities

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Thursday, May 9, 2024

The durable leg sleeve is transforming how device-based therapeutics are assisting patients with multiple sclerosis, strokes, spinal cord injuries, and other upper motor neuron diagnoses.

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  • The durable leg sleeve is transforming how device-based therapeutics are assisting patients with multiple sclerosis, strokes, spinal cord injuries, and other upper motor neuron diagnoses.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20240509998099/en/
    The FDA-Cleared Cionic Neural Sleeve (Photo: Business Wire)
    “At CIONIC, we are obsessed with improving function for the millions living with impaired mobility.
  • We continually evaluate our offering and incorporate customer feedback to introduce meaningful changes through software updates,” said Jeremiah Robison, CIONIC Founder and CEO.
  • "By providing a wider variety of functional movement training and detailed progress reports, we're empowering our users with more tools to increase their functional mobility and independence."

Bobcat Reveals Backyard Makeover Contest Winner’s Transformed, Accessible Outdoor Space

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Wednesday, May 8, 2024

Turlock, Calif., resident Julie Rummer now has her dream backyard thanks to the Bobcat backyard makeover contest.

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  • Turlock, Calif., resident Julie Rummer now has her dream backyard thanks to the Bobcat backyard makeover contest.
  • Last summer, Bobcat Company – a global equipment, innovation and worksite solutions brand – announced that Rummer had won the contest, which awarded her a $25,000 backyard makeover using Bobcat equipment .
  • Having complete access to nature and my garden is freedom.”
    The backyard makeover demonstrated the power of Bobcat equipment to get the job done, transforming the overgrown and compact backyard into an accessible and aesthetic space for the Rummer family.
  • For Julie Rummer’s backyard, Bobcat and the project contractors incorporated the following key design elements into her backyard transformation to create an accessible outdoor living space.

Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Kissimmee, a 50-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital, now open in Florida

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Tuesday, May 7, 2024

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., and KISSIMMEE, Fla., May 7, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Encompass Health (NYSE: EHC) announces the opening of Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Kissimmee , a 50-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital located at 4950 Calypso Cay Way.

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  • BIRMINGHAM, Ala., and KISSIMMEE, Fla., May 7, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Encompass Health (NYSE: EHC) announces the opening of Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Kissimmee , a 50-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital located at 4950 Calypso Cay Way.
  • In addition to 24-hour registered nursing care, Encompass Health of Kissimmee offers physical, occupational and speech therapies to restore functional ability and quality of life.
  • "We are honored to open this rehabilitation hospital to help individuals in the community recovering from major illnesses and injuries regain the strength and function to return back to what matters most," said Amanda Atkinson, CEO of Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Kissimmee.
  • Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Kissimmee is Encompass Health's 161st inpatient rehabilitation hospital nationwide and its 21st inpatient rehabilitation hospital in Florida.