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IHMA on the Off-Label Use of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

The International Hyperbaric Medical Association has worked extensively with government regulatory bodies including the Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - the IHMA's efforts allowed diabetic foot wounds to be approved as the first new indication for hyperbaric oxygen in 18 years- 2003

Paul G Harch MD Receives Lifetime Achievement Award from IHMA

Paul G Harch M.D. has long been considered a pioneer in hyperbaric medicine research and clinical applications. Author of The Oxygen Revolution, Dr. Harch has written numerous articles on Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) and has had several writings published in major medical journals. Dr. Harch was responsible for the scientific argument and application to Medicare that resulted in the approval of hyperbaric oxygen treatment of diabetic foot wounds.  Based on Dr. Richard Neubauer’s work and in conjunction with Dr. Van Meter he has developed many of the accepted protocols for HBOT in neurological disorders, including chronic traumatic brain injury (TBI) and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in our military veterans.

 

H.R. 396: The Traumatic Brain Injury Treatment Act Has Been Added to the House Armed Services Bill

H.R. 396: The Traumatic Brain Injury Treatment Act Has Been Added to the House Armed Services Bill

 
 
 
On May 25, 2011, at 7:22 PM, William Duncan wrote:
 
Ok. Now that H.R. 396: The Traumatic Brain Injury Treatment Act has been added to the House Armed Services bill today by Congressman Sessions I have had several people ask me what that means and what the process is. Keep in mind it has typically taken 3 years to pass legislation in my other legislative projects. Persistence is key. This is year 3.