Also Noted

Invacare backs National Veterans Wheelchair Games

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07/10/2018

ELYRIA, Ohio – Invacare has signed on as a National Host Sponsor of the 38th Annual National Veterans Wheelchair Games. This year’s games will take place July 30-Aug.

VA taps SoftWheel for shock absorption system

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07/10/2018

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has expanded its business relationship with SoftWheel, a Tel Aviv-based company that makes a flexible shock absorption system that’s built into wheels, according to the Times of Israel.

Quantum, Pride offer CEUs at Medtrade

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07/03/2018

ATLANTA – Quantum Rehab and Pride Mobility Products will offer CEUs for two classes at Medtrade: “The Case for Wheels: Selecting the Clinically Appropriate Base,” and “Clinically Speaking—Evaluation and Documentation for Power Seating Options.” Each class offers 0.20 CEUs

Permobil Foundation, NSM donate wheelchair

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07/03/2018

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Permobil Foundation and National Seating & Mobility teamed up with Lain’s parents to get him in a new Permobil wheelchair in time for his 17th birthday and his Junior Prom.

People news: Michael Rozaieski

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07/03/2018

Cape Coral, Fla.-based Merits Health Products has hired Michael Rozaieski as director of product development.

Compass Health, NDC increase services to Midwest

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07/02/2018

CLEVELAND – Compass Health has entered into a Preferred Vendor Partnership with NDC Homecare, a regional distributor to HME providers in the Midwest.

Philips Sleep and Respiratory taps Pittsburgh for new headquarters

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07/02/2018

PITTSBURGH – Philips Sleep and Respiratory Care has reached an agreement with Walnut Capital Partners to acquire 20,000 square feet of space in a new $30 million, nine-story office building being built in Pittsburgh, according to the Post-Gazette.

VMI gives military athletes a lift

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07/02/2018

PHOENIX – Vantage Mobility International served the military community for two weeks in June for the Department of Defense’s Warrior Games at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo.

Senate bill would increase access to therapeutic shoes

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06/29/2018

WASHINGTON – Sens. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, and Susan Collins, R-Maine, have introduced a bill that would allow nurse practitioners and physician assistants to certify diabetes patients’ need for therapeutic shoes.

Idaho providers meet with representative’s representative

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06/29/2018

POCATELLO, Idaho – Maag’s Prescription and Medical Supply and Big Sky AMES hosted Josh Sorenson, the field director for Rep. Michael Simpson, R-Idaho, recently. Meeting attendees talked about rural access issues in southeast Idaho.

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