Advocating and supporting access to devices and therapies Neurotech Network works to improve these areas. Helping developers, medical professionals and policy makers understand the needs of the end users who live with neurological conditions and the impact of neurotechnology on their lives.
NEURAL PROSTHESIS SEMINARS
Neurotech Network partnering with the Cleveland FES Center present the Neural Prosthesis Seminar Series
Available through a series of webcasts, learn about the latest developments in Neural Prosthesis from some of the top research scientists and clinicians in the field. The webcasts are free of charge and are available on the dates noted.
Access the webcasts by clicking here.
Neurotech Network Responds to CMS on NeuroRehabilitation for Stroke
In a public forum to the CMS Medicare Evidence Development & Coverage Advisory Committee (MedCAC), Neurotech Network presented a userï¿½s perspective on clinical trials for neurorehabilitation of stroke. Issues such as control group active participation, the gap between U.S. FDA approval and CMS coverage decision for reimbursement and long term care and care giver economics were the topics presented.
Read more about the submitted comment by clicking here.
To learn about the MedCAC meeting, view the agenda or read the meeting transcript, visit the CMS website.
FOR DEVELOPERS/RESEARCHERS: FEEDBACK
There is a need for a better understanding of consumer/clinician needs by developer and researchers involved in the evolution of neurotechnology. As part of our mission to advocate for access, we provide feedback for you.
Tackling Issues Faced by the Neurotechnology Industry
Neurotech Network hosted an important discussion group to help shape the future of neurotechnology devices for neurological dysfunctions. This Consumer & End User Discussion Forum was held during the 2007 Neurotech Leaders Forum on October 25, 2007 in Newport Beach, California. This valuable discussion brought together those in the neurotechnology industry and the disability community, particularly those with neuromotor impairments.
Feedback from Physical Therapists on Neurotechnology
Neurotech Network hosted a session at the 2008 APTA Annual Conference on June 14, 2008. Conference proceedings and feedback from the partitipating physical therapist is available here.