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Amramp to showcase at 2018 HCBS Conference in Baltimore, MD

Posted on Wed, Aug 01, 2018

On August 27th- 30th, the National Home and Community Based Services Conference will be held in Baltimore, MD. This conference will focus on the acknowledgment of innovative technology, encouraging partnerships and showing support for the community. Many important administrations will be present, such as federal, state, and local policymakers and those who administer, manage and deliver waiver and other HCBS programs. Over 1,500 attendees are expected from all 50 states.

 

This conference is run by The National Association of States United for Aging and Disabilities (NASUAD), founded in 1964. NASUAD represents the nation’s agencies on aging and disabilities and national policies that support home and community based services for older adults and individuals with disabilities.

 

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Among many, Amramp will showcase its advancements relating to accessible transportation and home related products and solutions like wheelchair lifts, modular wheelchair ramps, portable, lightweight wheelchair ramps, vertical lifts, and threshold ramps. Come learn more than you ever thought you could by listening to guest speakers and attending interactive workshops such as:


  • Aging & Disability 101 for New Directors and First Time HCBS Conference Attendees
  • Housing & Urban Development’s Section 811 Project Rental Assistance Program: Investing in Housing for People with Disabilities & Older Adults
  • No Wrong Door & Lifespan Respite: Sharing a Vision for Connecting Individuals & Their Family Caregivers to Services
  • The Value of Value-Added Benefits: Improving the Lives of Members through Art, Equine, & Pet Therapy Partnerships Atlantic
  • Technology Enabled Tools to Assess & Improve HCBS Programs
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Use Technology to Take Control of Your Health Without Leaving Your Home

Posted on Tue, Jul 10, 2018

Technology is giving patients the ability to gain the insight into their health without having to leave their homes. This is great news for those with mobility concerns, avoiding risk of injury such as falls due to weather conditions and terrain.


Each year, 3 million older people are treated in emergency departments for fall injuries. Being able to stay home for routine check-ups could help reduce the staggering amount of injuries.


Technology & Healthcare


Technology is creating roots in our healthcare system, integrating itself into every aspect of the process you’d expect to go through when you see your doctor. In today’s world, you can visit your doctor virtually for a check-up or to seek advice. Healthcare workers are using data from patient phone apps to track blood sugar levels, weight, and many other commonly monitored vitals to gain needed insights to properly assess and diagnose.


The possibilities with technology are endless, and the results have been positive. 80% of physicians are using smartphones and medical apps, and more than 25% of physicians are using mobile technology to provide patient care. Along with the ability to be in communication with patients, technology enables professionals to collaborate. This could be for advanced cases, to gain a second opinion, or just to have everything needed in one place when patients go from one specialty doctor to another. This is the new normal in healthcare.


Your health, healthcare’s future


The American Case Management Association’s (ACMA) 25th Annual Case Management and Transitions of Care Conference’s keynote speaker Dr. Daniel Kraft spoke on “The Future of Health and Medicine: Where Can Technology Take Us” and his clinical and biomedical perspective on technology and its future impact on health care.


Dr. Daniel Kraft Speaking at TedMed


Dr. Daniel Kraft is a Stanford and Harvard trained physician-scientist, inventor, entrepreneur, and innovator with more than 25 years’ experience. He is highly regarded for his insights into the impact and potential of technology in the health and medicine sector.


His talk at the ACMA conference gave an overview of how technology is integrating itself into the everyday lives in the healthcare industry and changing how the whole system works.


Be informed about how the changes could affect you


Watch Dr. Daniel Kraft’s Ted Talk “Medicine’s future? There’s an app for that” to inform yourself further on the ongoing changes in healthcare.



For Amramp customers and the general population, having insight into their health can save them multiple trips to their doctor that can hold up their lives. Technology can help to empower those who often need general check-ups to take their lives back. While consultations would still be required, patients can gain back the time it takes to get to and wait at the doctor’s office.


Amramp has the same spirit of empowerment by offering accessibility solutions like wheelchair lifts, modular wheelchair ramps, portable, lightweight wheelchair ramps, vertical lifts, and threshold ramps enabling them to be as independent as they would like to be.


To read more information about the ACMA conference, click here.

 

Live without the worry of accessibility challenges in your own home.

Call Amramp today to schedule a free on-site estimate

Please contact Amramp’s National Customer Service Center 888-715-7598

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Amramp exhibits at PACE 2015 elder inclusive-care conference

Posted on Fri, Oct 09, 2015

Amramp Selected to Exhibit at the 2015 NPA Annual Conference in Philadelphia

Amramp is honored to be selected to showcase its installed accessibility products and solutions at the 2015 National PACE Association (NPA) Annual Conference, Oct. 18-21, in Philadelphia.

PACE, aka Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly, develops sustainable programs to deliver medical and supportive services to elders 55 and older whom the state certifies needing nursing home-level care.

Strikingly, only about 7% of PACE participants actually reside in a nursing home. Instead, PACE provides services and preserves independence in their own homes, with community support. This event, which is held exclusively for NPA members, exists to advance Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly programs and provide networking and learning opportunities to the executive and clinical staff work tirelessly to support and promote comprehensive, quality, and cost-effective health care services for seniors.

The PACE model of care first began in the early 1970s when William Gee, a public health dentist who headed the nonprofit Chinatown-North Beach Health Care Planning and Development Corporation, hired social worker Marie-Louise Ansak to study the feasibility of building a nursing home in the community. When she found that building a nursing home would be financially impossible, she developed a comprehensive system of care based on the geriatric day-hospital model developed in the UK during the late 1950s and 1960s. Ansak then worked to obtain funding to train health care workers in cooperation with the University of California San Francisco. Since then PACE has grown considerably and currently has 107 programs operating in 32 states, where they offer services such as:

  • adult day care

  • physical, occupational, and recreational therapies

  • meal delivery

  • nutritional counseling

  • home health care and personal care

  • prescription drugs

  • social services

  • medical specialties, such as audiology, dentistry, optometry, podiatry, and speech therapy

More than 600 individuals attended the 2014 NPA Annual Conference, this year is expected to be even bigger. With more than 60 education sessions and 20 poster presentations, attendees will have the opportunity to learn and, with over 25 companies exhibiting.

This year’s keynote speaker Dr. Leana Wen is an emergency-room physician, Rhodes Scholar, author, and TED speaker. Dr. Wen received her medical training at Washington University and Brigham & Women's Hospital/Massachusetts General Hospital, where she was a clinical fellow at Harvard Medical School. As a professor of emergency medicine and health policy, she co-led a national collaboration on health policy and social mission and was founder and director of Who’s My Doctor, a campaign calling for transparency in medicine. The focus of Dr. Wen’s TED talks surround patient advocacy and health care reform. She recently released a book entitled When Doctors Don't Listen: How to Avoid Misdiagnoses and Unnecessary Tests. Her speaking fee will be donated to Baltimore-area and other charities.

Amramp is looking forward to being a part of this conference that shares our passion for helping seniors maintain their independence. We will be demonstrating Amramp’s latest accessibility products, including our patent-pending modular ramp system, vertical lifts, and portable showers. Looking forward to seeing all PACE members in Philadelphia!

To learn more about PACE and available services, click here to check out the website.

 

Wheelchair ramps installed in days not weeks

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Amramp exhibits at the CSMA 25th Annual Conference & Expo in Orlando

Posted on Tue, Jun 16, 2015

Case Management Society of America celebrates growth in healthcare with networking and educational opportunities.

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The Case Management Society of America’s (CMSA) 25th Annual Conference and Expo was held on June 22-26 in Orlando, Florida. The conference celebrated case management growth and advancement in the healthcare field. Through networking and educational opportunities, the five-day event aimed to leave each attendee with new and refreshed skills for effective patient care. 

The CMSA Conference and Expo wass the largest of its kind for professionals in the case management field. It featured exhibitions from preeminent firms in the healthcare industry like Amramp and a full schedule complete with time for networking. The five-day conference showcased three unqiue keynote speakers with different stories:

  • Robert X. Forgarty, founder of the Dear World Project
  • Jonathan Gotschall, advocate for the human addiction to storytelling
  • Suleika Jaouad, writer who explores the broken healthcare system and ways to mend it

 

Continuing Education (CE) hours were earned at the conference with a focus on:

  • Disease States
  • Healthcare Reform 
  • Contemporary Issues in Acute Care Case Management 
  • Transitional Care Considerations 

These credits are eligible in organizations such as Commission for Case Manager Certification (CCMC)Certification of Disability Management Specialist (CDMS), and Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse (CRRN).


Health care case managers at the CSMA Conference and Expo explored:

  • The Center for Treatment of Paralysis and Reconstructive Nerve Surgery: Treatment of Nerve Pain and Peripheral Nerve Paralysis After Traumatic Injury
  • Reducing Medication-Related Problems: Innovations in Case Management Adherence and Treatment
  • The Future of Chronic Pain Management: A Superior Treatment Option for Chronic Back and Leg Pain
  • Case Management in the VA Healthcare System
  • A Patient-Centered Case Management Program: Taking Case Management to the Streets and Beyond 

 

Amramp looked forward to exhibiting at the CSMA Annual Conference and Expo, demonstrating our latest installed accessibility products and advances in accessibility for eldercare and life transitions at all mobility levels. We hope to see you in Orlando!


Wheelchair ramps and home accessibility products installed in days not weeks

Call Amramp today to schedule a free on-site estimate

Please contact Amramp’s National Customer Service Center 888-715-7598 

   

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Amramp Exhibits at Franchise Expo South in Miami

Posted on Wed, Jan 16, 2013

Amramp’s Franchise Expo South Booth Offers Information About Franchising Opportunities

Calling all self-starters and entrepreneurs!

Amramp exhibited at the Franchise Expo South, happening this past weekend, January 11th-13th in sunny Miami, Florida. The Franchise Expo is one of the largest events of its kind on the planet, and it brings together people who own franchises (or would like to start franchising) with the companies that offer franchise licenses, but it also provides excellent learning opportunities and seminars tailored to help you get the most out of your franchise or to guide you in expanding your business.

Amramp received great interest from attendees from South Florida as well as from Puerto Rico, Guatemala, Colombia, Brazil and Russia.

Amramp offers franchise ownerships throughout the U.S. and Canada, serving both entrepreneurs and a growing population that needs mobility solutions like wheelchair ramps and Aging in Place products. Franchisees who are highly self-motivated and willing to go the extra mile to make their business successful and find the outstanding customer service that Amramp is known for very desirable.

Amramp franchise partners often already have deep ties to their communities and a lot invested in the local area, as well as being knowledgeable about it. The franchising setup allows each franchisee to use his or her own skill set and creativity to put Amramp's products and services to their best possible use when finding mobility solutions for their customers. It’s a win-win for everyone.

The conference at the Miami Beach Convention Center offered four different “tracks” to fit every type of conference attendee:

1. Buying a Franchise: for those who are still in the research or planning stages of becoming franchise owners.

2. Franchising Your Business: if you are looking to develop or grow your business, or are in the early stages of running it.

3. Three Party Franchising: for the next level of middle management franchise experience, including master franchising, subfranchising, and/or area representative franchising.

4. Franchisors Seeking Growth: for growing your business within or outside of the United States in international markets.

Including Amramp, nearly 175 companies exhibited at Franchise Expo South.  Learn more about Amramp franchising opportunities! Franchising with Amramp is a great way to grow a successful business and also make a difference in the lives of others as part of your daily work.

Call Amramp today to learn more about franchising opportunities

Please contact Amramp’s National Call Center 888-887-1186

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