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The AARC has just learned that the Department of Justice has won a case in Massachusetts against a medical supplier that was using unlicensed personnel to provide sleep apnea and respiratory therapy equipment to home care patients and bill Medicare and Medicaid for these services.
After almost two years, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services released the final version of State Surveyor Worksheets that were part of a Pilot Safety Initiative regarding Hospital Conditions of Participation related to infection control.
AARC elections concluded early this month, and President George Gaebler has announced the results.
AARC members across the country went out into their hospitals and their communities to celebrate this year’s National Respiratory Care Week.
The AARC has invested in new technology to better connect Congress attendees with our meeting and exhibitors.
National COPD Awareness Month gives all of us the perfect opportunity to make sure more people learn they have COPD while there is still time to impact its progression.
The Adult Acute Care, Continuing Care/Rehabilitation, Diagnostics, Education, and Home Care Sections have just published the Fall issues of their Bulletins.
COPD Awareness Month is coming up in November, so now is the perfect time to plan your awareness activities and reach out to folks in your community about hosting events associated with the month.
In this special web feature we share vital information designed to keep respiratory therapists safe should they encounter the virus in their hospitals.
The AARC invites you to submit Proposals for individual lectures or symposia at AARC Congress 2015.
You may have noticed changes in the emails you receive from AARConnect discussion lists.
From noon Sept. 8 until close of business on Sept. 10, the AARC website and companion websites will be down for maintenance.
AARC members now have a new opportunity for sharing their ideas for innovation for better patient care, in a new partnership with Edison Nation Medical, a healthcare innovation company that helps bring product ideas to market.
Hospitals have tried all kinds of tactics to get clinicians to wash their hands—educational sessions, reminders, and the ever popular direct observation. South Seminole Hospital in Longwood, FL, decided to interject a little friendly competition into the process, and AARC member Joe Bernardo, MSHS, RRT, and his colleagues in the RT department jumped at the chance to get into the act.