News & Events

2012

  • June 26 | Accelerated Care Plus announces partnership with Hallmark Rehabilitation Services.
    Accelerated Care Plus Corp. (ACP), a Hanger company, announced today that it has renewed a previous business relationship with Hallmark Rehabilitation Services, based in Foothill Ranch, California. The nation's leading provider of integrated clinical programs for post-acute rehabilitation, ACP will provide its therapeutic modalities, evidence-based clinical programs and on-site therapist training to many of Hallmark's growing client list, which includes approximately 200 skilled nursing facilities across the country.

2011

2010

  • October 22 | Frank Palermo, MD, the first CNS Rehabilitation Council recipient of the AAPM&R Outstanding Council Service Award!
    Congratulations to Frank Palermo, MD, the first CNS Rehabilitation Council recipient of the AAPM&R Outstanding Council Service Award! The AAPM&R Outstanding Council Service Award was established this year to recognize service/volunteerism of Council members who contribute to the success of the Academy in fulfilling its mission and serving its membership in ways not limited to research, education, and product development.
  • October 18 | Hanger Orthopedic Group Signs Definitive Merger Agreement To Acquire Accelerated Care Plus
    Hanger Orthopedic Group, Inc. (NYSE: HGR) today announced the signing of a definitive merger agreement for the acquisition of Accelerated Care Plus (ACP), the nation's leading provider of integrated clinical programs for sub-acute and long-term care rehabilitation providers.
  • July 1 | ACP's OmniVR featured on KPTV
    ACP's new OmniVR is the world's first Virtual Rehabilitation system for aging adults, improving exercise motivation and duration for new functional and cognitive gains. The OmniVR pilot program is featured in this video news report.
  • May 31 | ACP featured in Advance Clinician's Guide
    Physical agent modalities (PAMs) have been a component of therapy services for many years. PAMs traditionally include therapeutic ultrasound, electrical stimulation, shortwave diathermy (electromagnetic energy) and light therapy.
  • May 19 | ACP featured in video interview at AOTA
    ACP's products and services are described in a video interview from ACP's booth at the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) Annual Conference.

2009

  • August 16 | New Technology Aids Physical Therapy
    A few weeks ago, 86-year-old Dena Mass needed help putting on her sweater. The pain and lack of mobility in her shoulder kept her from doing everyday things she needed to do. "Now, she's dressing herself," said Meena Shah, therapy program director at Chateau Center in Willowbrook, where Mass has lived for two years. Mass is one of many residents at Chateau who have benefited from a form of therapy that uses electrical stimulation to relieve pain, lessen inflammation, and get muscles working again.
  • June 01 | Realistic Recovery: Skilled Nursing Providers Must Keep Patients Hopeful Yet Realistic About Their Goals
    When it comes to rehabilitative care, skilled nursing providers must perform a delicate balancing act. Not only do they have to keep rehab patients optimisticabout their progress, they also must stay focused on setting realistic goals and committing to prudent, not rushed, discharge planning.
  • April 01 | All the Right Moves: Adapting Rehabilitation Services to fit your Residents' Needs
    The rehabilitation component of skilled nursing has grown and developed into an established service area for long-term care facility operators over the past two decades. Yet despite its maturity, it must continue to evolve if rehab providers are to capture the burgeoning patient volume and revenue potential that exists, industry observers say. Created by a surge in demand for post-acute rehabilitative care, skilled nursing facilities have become the standard referral center for victims of stroke, neurological trauma and other debilitating conditions. Typical therapeutic services include physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech pathology. Patient stays usually run from 30 days to indefinitely.
  • March 01 | Wound Care: Advanced Tools and Talented Care Teams Lead to Solid Wound Management
    Long-term care providers have an impressive arsenal of weapons at their disposal in the war against pressure ulcers. The key to victory is in executing the battle plan with them, experts say. "The status of wound care in the long-term care marketplace can be characterized as ‘technologically savvy' in regards to new product development and availability of products across the continuum," says Cynthia Sylvia, RN, program manager for educational development at Orchard Park, NY-based Gaymar Industries. "Manufacturers and distributors are targeting alternate care organizations with an eye toward providing product and support to bolster sales related to improving practice."
  • January 21 | ACP Announces New Treatment for Knee Osteoarthritis
    Accelerated Care Plus (ACP) announced today the introduction of an innovative new therapeutic treatment program for osteoarthritis of the knee. The program combines several conservative treatment protocols including ACP’s patented "Patterned Electrical Neuromuscular Stimulation" (PENS), traditional TENS electrical stimulation, a specialized knee brace and therapeutic exercise to treat knee osteoarthritis without medication or surgery.

2008

  • December 14 | Research Says What's Good for Elite Athletes can be Good for Aging Adults
    Josephine Babos was admitted to a hospital for chest pains this fall, and ended up having her colon removed, undergoing kidney dialysis, being put on a feeding tube and losing her muscle strength. Despite the enormous setbacks, the 76-year-old Aurora native refused to give up.
  • September 15 | ACP Acquires Neuroflex
    A subsidiary of Accelerated Care Plus, Corp (ACP) announced today that it had finalized the purchase of Neuroflex Orthotics, Inc (Neuroflex), a California-based provider of specialty Orthotic products. The acquisition was the first for ACP Medical Supply, Corp., which was founded earlier in 2008 to support ACP’s expansion into durable medical equipment (DME).
  • August 25 | ACP Omnicycle Adopted by 400 Facilities
    Accelerated Care Plus (ACP) announced today that more than 400 rehabilitation facilities across the country have introduced its new Omnicycle therapeutic exercise system to help patients recover more quickly from neuromuscular, orthopedic and cardio pulmonary conditions.

2007

  • October 1 | ACP Announces Pro Series Modality Line
    Accelerated Care Plus Corp (ACP) announced today, the introduction of a new line of therapeutic modality devices called the "Pro Series." Continuing ACP’s heritage for innovation and "outcomes-driven" design, the Pro Series introduces yet another level of clinical integrity, reliability and ease-of-use through a variety of new features.

2006

  • June 10 | ACP Receives Financing from ComVest
    The ComVest Group has provided $24 Million in financing to Accelerated Care Plus Corp ("ACP") in the form of Convertible Preferred Stock through its ComVest Investment Partners III Fund. The proceeds will be used to retire subordinated debt and expensive lease financing arrangements, fund growth, purchase currently licensed patents, and provide a partial liquidity event for the co-founder and non-management shareholders.

ACP Events

ACP will be exhibiting at or attending these upcoming events:

Name of EventDate of EventLocationNotes
GHCA: Georgia Health Care Association1/20/16Atlanta, GA

Booth# 324

Hanger Education Fair2/1/16Las Vegas, NVBooth# 112
SHAA - Speech Hearing Association of Alabama2/11/16Birmingham, AL
APTA - Combined Sections Meeting2/17/16Anaheim, CABooth# 1748
NCHCFA - North Carolina Health Care Facilities Association2/21/16Greensboro, NCBooth# 107
DRS - Dysphagia Research Society Annual Meeting2/25/16Tucson, AZ
TSHA - Texas Speech Hearing Association3/10/16Fort Worth, TXBooth# 323
CMSA - Case Management Society of America of Eastern Oklahoma3/10/16Tulsa, OK
CTDM - Critical Thinking in Dysphagia Management3/18/16Gainesville, FL
AVASLP - Association of Veterans Affairs Speech Language4/3/16Austin, TX
AOTA - American Occupational Therapists Association4/7/16Chicago, ILBooth# 3521
SCHCA - South Carolina Health Care Association4/24/16Myrtle Beach, SCBooth# 316
NNFA/NALA - Nebraska Nursing Facility Association4/25/16Kearny, NEBooth# 15
OAHCP - Oklahoma Association of Health Care Providers4/25/16Norman, OKBooth# T-26
AHCA - Arkansas Health Care Association4/26/16Hot Springs, AKBooth# 502
NC PACE - NC Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly4/28/16Durham, NC
OHCA - Ohio Health Care Association5/2/16Columbus, OHBooth# 319
Argentum Senior Living Conference5/7/16Denver, COBooth# 449
LeadingAge Michigan5/24/16Novi, MIBooth# 418
LeadingAge New Jersey6/1/16Atlantic City, NJBooth# 205
MHCA - Mississippi Health Care Association6/7/16Biloxi, MSBooth# 77
APTA_NEXT Annual Conference6/8/16Nashville, TNBooth# 525
LeadingAge Pennsylvania6/15/16Hershey, PABooth# 110
FHCA - Florida Health Care Association8/8/16Orlando, FLBooth# 1003
THCA - Tennesse Health Care Association8/29/16Knoxville, TNBooth# 311
OAHCP - Oklahoma Association of Health Care Providers8/29/16Tulsa, OK
MHCA - Missouri Health Care Association8/29/16Branson, MOBooth# 518
LNHA - Louisiana Nursing Home Association9/7/16New Orleans, LABooth# 59
VHCA - Virginia Health Care Association9/12/16Hot Springs, VABooth# 30
IHCA - Illinois Health Care Association9/12/16Peoria, IL
NCALTCF - North Carolina Assoc. Long Term Care Facilities9/12/16Greensboro, NC
HCAM - Health Care Association of Michigan9/13/16Detroit, MIBooth# 404
CHCA - Colorado Health Care Association9/20//16Colorado Springs, CO
APCHA - Alabama Primary Health Care Association9/20/16Mobile, AL
IHCA - Iowa Health Care Association9/26/16Des Moines, IABooth# 57
PHCA - Pennsylvania Health Care 9/27/16Lancaster, PA
AHCA/NCAL - American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living10/16/16Nashville, TNBooth# 272
LeadingAge Annual Meeting and Expo10/30/16Indianapolis, INBooth# 3820
THCA - Texas Health Care Association10/31/16San Antonio, TXBooth# 607
HCANJ - Health Care Association of New Jersey11/1/16Atlantic City, NJBooth# 218
​KAHCF - Kentucky Association of Health Care Facilities​11/1/16​Louisville, KY
​CTDM - Critical Thinking Dysphagia Management​11/12/16​Alexandria, VA
​CAHF - California Association of Health Facilities​11/16/16​Palm Springs, CA​Booth# 203
​ASHA - American Speech-Language-Hearing Association​11/17/16​Philadelphia, PA