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Title: Home health technology: parallels from the assistive technology market
Authors: Stephen M Bauer
Published: 2004
Publication: Thought Leaders Workshop: Rochester, New York

Home Healthcare will be a pervasive reality when mainstream manufacturers are flooding the marketplace with affordable, high quality products. Parallels from the disability marketplace suggests that the transition from basic and applied research conducted in universities, technical corporations and federal laboratories; to an emerging marketplace with incomplete product offerings and societal support; to a mature market with comprehensive, affordable, high quality product offerings may be initiated by a societal paradigm shift, codified in seminal legislation.

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