Increased Patient Obesity Moves Perioperative Team to Evaluate Surgical Care Process

New report notes patient's BMI, not just weight,helps prevent surgery-related complications.

New Positioners for Bariatric Patients Now Available from Alimed®

August 24, 2011, Dedham, MAAliMed® has announced the addition of a line of specially engineered bed positioning devices that can withstand the compressive weights of bariatric patients.

Rehab Seating Systems Expands Line and Function of Patient Ascender™ Transporter

Boston, MA, July 14, 2011 – The Ascender™ line of orthopedic, bariatric, and patient chairs has become one of the top orthopedic seating systems in the country with the one abiding design principle of assuring safety for the patient and the caregiver.

AALTCN Launches Practical Learning Community

The American Association for Long Term Care Nursing (AALTCN) launched an interactive Learning Community this month. Listed in the "Education" section of the AALTCN website, is a valuable resource on a variety of topics relevant to long-term caregivers.

AliMed® Releases "Bariatric-Ready" Facility-Retrofit Guide

June 14, 2011, Dedham, MAAliMed has announced the release of a 16-page guide devoted entirely to helping facilities accommodate bariatric patients and their visitors while also addressing the need for facilities to meet required bariatric standards.

AliMed Announces the Release of New Bariatric Gait Belt

AliMed announced the release of a new Bariatric Gait Belt. The bariatric gait belt is not only a larger standard belt, but has been designed with the increasing bariatric population in mind.

AliMed Releases EZRock Patient Shifter

Recently AliMed announced the release of EZRock, a state-of-the-art patient shifter that makes transferring patients between bed and chair (or bed and commode) easy, and there's no lifting!

AliMed Announces Release of New Patient Care Publication to Address Financial Reality of Healthcare Facilities

AliMed is releasing a new publication targeting essential products used by facilities for patient care and rehabilitation. All products in the tabloid are specially priced reflecting healthcare providers’ need to cut costs. This publication contains 24 pages with unmatched prices that can only be provided by a manufacturer and master distributor.

AliMed Inc. is Awarded Contract with General Services Administration

AliMed Inc. is pleased to announce that they have been awarded a five-year contract with the General Services Administration starting January 1, 2011. This will help agencies like the Veterans Administration have easy access to AliMed’s extensive line of medical products.

VH1 Announces Competitive Weight Loss Series 'Money Hungry'

With America's obesity epidemic at an all-time high, the struggle to shed pounds has become an obsession. But what many Americans are finding is that good health and good looks aren't motivation enough to put down the fries. So this summer, VH1 is giving viewers a never-before-seen comedic look at a weight loss competition using the greatest American motivator of all... MONEY! That's right, "Money Hungry," premiering Monday, August 2 at 9:00 PM* puts $10,000 of the contestants' own money on the line to encourage them to drop those unwanted pounds once and for all. Tune in to see the drama, laughs and tears as these overweight teams fight to lose their fat and not their money!

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