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Market for Assistive Technologies Growing Rapidly in US

12/6/2012

DENVER - Assistive technology research and commercialization needs to greatly speed up, said the executive director of Assistive Technology Partners (ATP), because the demand for devices to help people with disabilities and the elderly is poised to explode as the population ages.

Cathy Bodine and her staff at ATP, part of the School of Medicine, hosted a lunch-and-learn for representatives of Colorado's congressional delegation on Tuesday. Also attending were Don Elliman, chancellor; Lilly Marks, vice president of health affairs at the University of Colorado and executive vice chancellor of the Anschutz Medical Campus; and Richard Krugman, MD, vice chancellor for health affairs for the University of Colorado Denver and dean of the School of Medicine.​

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