Cooperation Partners

International Industry Society in Advanced Rehabilitation Technology (IISART)

Hocoma is member of the International Industry Society in Advanced Rehabilitation Technology. IISART is dedicated to the development and promotion of robotics and advanced healthcare technology in rehabilitation for the benefit of the patient.

IISART represents the interests of developers, manufacturers, and marketers of medical devices and their accessories, active capital medical equipment, and services in the field of robotics and advanced healthcare technology in rehabilitation and strives to do this in interaction with all other stakeholders in this field.

Advanced Robotic Therapy Integrated Centers (ARTIC)

ARTIC is an international network of trailblazer institutions in the use of advanced rehabilitation technologies. The network was originally initiated by, but is now independent of Hocoma. By introducing a standardized assessment protocol, the members generate valuable data upon which evidence-based guidelines can ensure a sophisticated use of modern technology and therefore improve patient outcome.

Active members are Spaulding Rehabilitation Center, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Shepherd Center, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Moss Rehab, Sheltering Arms, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Wellington Hospital, Schön Kliniken Vogtareuth, Von Hauernsches Kinderspital München, Rehabilitace Kladruby, Bundang Seoul National University Hospital, Rehaklinik Zihlschlacht and Kinder-, und Jugend Rehabilitationszentrum Affoltern.

ARTIC Publications:

• Egan, T., H. van Hedel, E. Fabara, P. Bonato, M. L. Boninger and D. Gaebler-Spira (2016). Advanced Robotic Technology Integrated Center (ARTIC) International Collaboration on Robotic Therapy. American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine (AACPDM). Hollywood, FL, USA.
• van Hedel, H. J. A., G. Severini, A. Scarton, A. O'Brien, T. Reed, D. Gaebler-Spira, T. Egan, A. Meyer-Heim, J. Graser, K. Chua, D. Zutter, R. Schweinfurther, J. C. Moller, L. P. Paredes, A. Esquenazi, S. Berweck, S. Schroeder, B. Warken, A. Chan, A. Devers, J. Petioky, N. J. Paik, W. S. Kim, P. Bonato and M. Boninger (2018). "Advanced Robotic Therapy Integrated Centers (ARTIC): an international collaboration facilitating the application of rehabilitation technologies." J Neuroeng Rehabil 15(1): 30.
• Vergara-Diaz, G., J. A. Dussan-Sarria, M. Dominguez-Iglesia, A. O’Brien, C. Adans-Dester, S. K. Lui and P. Bonato (2016). Retrospective analysis of clinical practice data of robot-assisted gait training in patients with spinal cord injury. 93rd Annual Conference of the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine. Chicago, IL, USA.

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