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Ki Mobility expands custom seating business

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01/18/2018

STEVENS POINT, Wis., and BURNET, Texas – Ki Mobility has acquired the custom seating business of Stealth Products, the two companies announced Jan. 17.

Philips NA gets new leader

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01/12/2018

AMSTERDAM, the NETHERLANDS – Vitor Rocha, who previously led Philips’ global ultrasound business, has succeeded Brent Shafer as CEO of Philips North America, the company announced this week.

AAH investigates illegal online sales

‘Nobody asked for us for a prescription, and it wasn’t a mistake or accident’
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01/12/2018

WASHINGTON – The sale of medical devices over the Internet without a required prescription is nothing new, but with the possibility of Amazon getting into the HME market in a bigger

Baird reviews ins and outs of subcontracting

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01/12/2018

Editor’s note: In last week’s HME Newswire, we ran the story, “Subcontracting exacerbates problems with bid program.” This is a follow-up.

Prior authorizations for mobility devices spreads to South Dakota

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01/12/2018

PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota has joined the prior authorization bandwagon, but there’s a wrinkle.

In brief: Azar willing to work on HME, Permobil buys part of Ottobock

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01/12/2018

WASHINGTON – Alex Azar, the nominee for secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, has verbally agreed to work with congressional leaders to address issues that are negatively impacting the HME industry.

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