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Provider opens new store, drops wheelchair from name

May 26, 2015Tracy Orzel

BUFFALO, N.Y. - What's in a name? A lot, says Jim Travis, president of Buffalo Wheelchair.The West Seneca, N.Y.-based provider has combined its respiratory and DME businesses under a new division called Buffalo Home Medical Supply.Founded in 1991, the provider has seven home respiratory sites in New York and Florida in addition to its West Seneca location, which offers scooters and manual and power wheelchairs.“It didn't make sense that our name was Buffalo Wheelchair and yet more than half...

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Short takes: 101 Mobility, Buffalo Wheelchair, 3B Medical

April 23, 2015HME News Staff

101 Mobility recently joined VetFran, a network of franchise brands that offers benefits to aspiring veteran franchisees and employees. The Wilmington, N.C.-based provider will offer a $5,000 discount on its franchise fee to qualified military veteransÖBuffalo Wheelchair has opened a retail location. Buffalo Home Medical Supply offers bath safety, bracing and other DME itemsÖAdvance Home Care Supply now offers delivery of adult incontinence products. The Southfield, Mich.-based provider will allow...

101 mobility, 3B Medical, Advance Home Care Supply, Buffalo Wheelchair

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Buffalo Wheelchair improves efficiency

December 1, 2014Tracy Orzel

ATLANTA - Eight years ago, Buffalo Wheelchair was printing all of their claims on pin fed carbon copy 1500 forms, folding and mailing them, one by one.“We really needed to move to a new practice management system,” said Jennifer Kostowniak, reimbursement specialist and software administrator at Buffalo Wheelchair, during a conference session at Medtrade in     October.The West Seneca, N.Y.-based DME provider, working with ZirMed, has since streamlined its claims management process,...

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