Just Hop up! Access to medical equipment - where are we?

Tuesday, August 16, 2005


"I know I can get my wheelchair through that door, but I don't know how I going to get my body into that machine!" Hear about: new data from the RERC on Accessible Medical Instrumentation national consumer needs assessment survey on medical equipment; strategies for getting accessible medical equipment into offices of health providers, existing resources for accessible equipment (exam tables, chairs, scales, mammography); using tools to communicate with providers about your accessible equipment needs; and the project's next steps - designing new equipment, effecting change within the medical equipment and health care industry and health care public policy.

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June Kailes Disability Policy Consultant, Associate Director and Adjunct Associate Professor , Harris Family Center for Disability and Health Policy at Western University of Health Sciences,CA