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UpScale brings dignity to patients

JANET PEREZ | Special to Jewish News | Posted: Wednesday, February 1, 2017 11:32 am

We know that people with mobility challenges, whether temporary or permanent, often face many physical obstacles, but many of us would be surprised to know that those obstacles can be found in doctors’ offices, health care centers and hospitals.

As a longtime accessibility consultant, Halle Farber had observed a common problem: patients with mobility challenges had to be awkwardly helped onto high examination tables or be examined while in their wheelchairs. Farber knew there had to be some relatively inexpensive way to not only help patients, but also doctors who face non-compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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