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05 Jul

Get Set for Virtual Lobby Week – Summer 2017

Following a successful Advocacy Hill Day in April, we’re excited there are now three telehealth bills in Congress that include respiratory care services and respiratory therapists among the professionals covered to provide telehealth. Two of the bills also include remote patient monitoring for individuals with chronic conditions such as COPD. The next step is to… Read more »

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27 Jun

Member Input Needed: Revised Position Statements Open for Review

Now through August 28, AARC members will have the opportunity to share their input regarding newly revised Position Statements. The AARC publishes position statements to promote patient safety, quality care, access to respiratory therapy, and cost control. The Position Statements and Issue Papers Committee recently reviewed and revised three AARC Position Statements. In accordance with… Read more »

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16 May

Good Press: AARC Members in the News | June 2017

Lisa Fuchs Nicholas Prush Joe Lewarski Nicole Jackson Theresa Cannizzaro Hannah Williams Lisa Fuchs’ recent trip up Capitol Hill with the AARC PACT to advocate for the inclusion of respiratory therapists in telehealth legislation was covered in this press release on Benzinga.com. “We think the timing is right to improve patients’ access to expanded telehealth… Read more »

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15 May

AARC’s 70th Anniversary Conference and Exhibit

AARC Executive Director Thomas Kallstrom was proud to receive a special proclamation from Cleveland City Council Member Anthony Brancatelli. AARC leaders gathered with Ohio Society for Respiratory Care (OSRC) members for a 70th Anniversary Conference and exhibit at the end of April, bringing a little respiratory care history to the Dittrick Museum of Medical History… Read more »

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02 May

Good Press: AARC Members in the News | June 2017

Marcela Spraul Keri Ohren Janie Hall Steph Korynta Becky Maruca Jennifer Jackson-Stevens Randy Gideon Michael McCartney Sean Severson Marcela Spraul explains how she helped a young boy from her native Colombia travel to the U.S. for treatment at Shriner’s Hospital in St. Louis in this video on the KMOV-TV website out of Missouri. The boy… Read more »

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