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RTs among clinicians named ‘Midlanders of the Year’

Every year, the Omaha World-Herald does a feature story on the person who made the biggest impact on their community in the past 12 months.  In 2014, the honor went to the brave clinicians at the Univeristy of Nebraska Medical Center who make up the center’s biocontainment unit. Four NSRC members were among those honored.
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NSRC welcomes new members in March

The NSRC welcomed these new members in March 2015:
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Board member elections to be conducted online

The NSRC is conducting electronic elections this year for open board positions.

These positions include President-Elect, Vice President-Elect, Treasurer and Director-Outstate. 

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Welcome new NSRC members

Please join the NSRC in welcoming the new members from the first quarter of 2015. The new members include:

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Members asked to support Telehealth Parity Act

The NSRC is assisting the AARC in advocating for Congressional support of the Medicare Telehealth Parity Act. This important legislation expands Medicare telehealth services to include respiratory therapists as telehealth practitioners and includes coverage of respiratory services and remote patient monitoring and training for patients with COPD.

Telehealth services are those that occur via an interactive telecommunications system that permits real-time communication between health care practitioners and patients or other health care providers who are at different locations.

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