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Madonna takes part in development of new app
Catastrophic Care
March 08, 2022

Madonna researchers are developing an app to help clinicians find technological solutions for their patients with high-level spinal cord injuries, brainstem stroke or ALS. The project is a collaboration among Madonna’s Institute for Rehabilitation Science and Engineering, Koester Performance Research, and Penn State University.

How to reduce pressure injuries as the pandemic continues
Catastrophic Care
December 02, 2021

Given the health care challenges of the last two years, the incidence of pressure injuries or pressure ulcers has been steadily increasing across hospital systems nationwide. However, Diane Ulmer, the Spinal Cord Injury Program manager at Madonna, believes that with teamwork, technology and the proper equipment, all health care professionals can reduce the occurrence of pressure injuries and improve patient care outcomes. Read on to learn her recommendations and prevention strategies.

Printing the way to new possibilities
February 11, 2021

The scope of rehabilitation is ever-changing, and keeping up requires an expert team of researchers and engineers equipped with the latest technology to advance care for rehabilitation patients. At Madonna, engineers utilize an in-house 3D printer to create instant solutions that help patients overcome rehabilitative challenges.