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In brief: Grau to lead NCART, Quipt doubles up, Rehab Medical makes buy

July 15, 2022HME News Staff

ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Wayne Grau will start as executive director of NCART in August.  Grau, whose experience includes working for a large manufacturer, a provider and a member services organization, will replace Don Clayback, who will retire on Sept. 13 after 13 years leading the organization.  “Wayne will bring a vast knowledge base to NCART and will help move the organization ahead,” said Greg Packer, president of NCART and president of U.S. Rehab, a division of the...

Medline, National Seating & Mobility, NCART, Northshore Care Supply, Owens & Minor, Pride Mobility Products

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Obesity rates fuel need for bariatrics

February 1, 2022John Andrews

The need for bariatric products only continues to grow as obesity levels rise in the U.S., driven of late by the stubborn COVID-19 virus, according to a new report.  Trust for America’s Health, a Washington-based non-profit, non-partisan organization that promotes health and wellness, found that the pandemic “has exacerbated the nation’s obesity rate,” as it “changed eating habits, worsened levels of food insecurity, created obstacles to physical activity and...

Bariatric Equipment, Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare, Pride Mobility Products

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Home accessibility demand stays high

October 1, 2021John Andrews

COVID-19 kept everyone home during the pandemic’s ascension, triggering a strong interest in home modifications and jumpstarting demand for home accessibility products and services. A year later, that demand hasn’t waned, specialists in the field say; if anything, they say, it continues to escalate.  “Demand for home accessibility is not slowing down but growing,” said Jim Greatorex, vice president of Waterloo, Iowa-based VGM Live at Home. “Things were a little...

Harmar, Home Accessibility, Jim Greatorex, Pride Mobility Products, Stander, VGM Live at Home

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In brief: Telemedicine and sleep, Medtrade West registration, Heartland lineup

April 8, 2021HME News Staff

DARIEN, Ill. – Sleep medicine has proven to be a specialty that can offer complete and quality care remotely, the American Academy of Sleep Medicine says in a recently published position paper. While the technology to remotely connect doctor and patient has been in place for years, its use was limited until the pandemic, when CMS lifted restrictions on telehealth reimbursement and private companies followed suit. “Delivering care during the pandemic has proven to providers and insurers...

Medtrade, NCPA, NHIA, Numotion, Pride Mobility Products, VGM Heartland

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New app combines Pride, Quantum content

April 5, 2021HME News Staff

EXETER, Pa. – Pride Mobility and Quantum Rehab have launched PQ-365, a new one-stop app for providers and clinicians. The free, easy to use app helps busy professionals stay up to date with the latest information from Pride and Quantum, and access content from the companies in one quick and convenient place. “We are excited to add Pride content into our Quantum Clinician app to create the new PQ-365 app,” said Kate Pencek, senior director of IT & enterprise architecture....

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Pride Mobility launches German subsidiary

May 14, 2020HME News Staff

HOVELHOF, Germany - Pride Mobility Products has launched its newest international standalone subsidiary, Pride Germany. Pride has had a presence in the Germany for more than 20 years and discussions for the subsidiary started in earnest in the fall of 2019. “We had to locate an appropriate facility, hire knowledgeable staff and create a top-notch sales force,” said Tim Murphy, vice president of European and Middle East operations and sales. “It has been with much help from staff...

Pride Germany, Pride Mobility Products, Wheelchairs

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Pride Mobility tests digital tools

November 27, 2019Liz Beaulieu, Editor

EXETER, Pa. - Pride Mobility Products is testing a new digital kiosk with about 50 HME providers as a way to help them educate and sell customers on their products.The kiosk will have information, photos and videos of everything from Pride's VivaLift line of electronic recliners to its Jazzy line of power wheelchairs.“We're moving more in a digital direction,” said Renae Storie, a senior director at Pride.Pride had a digital kiosk on hand at Medtrade in October. It has a steel frame that...

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Power tilt and recline: Yes, both can be medically necessary

October 28, 2019Guest Commentary

Medicare will consider power tilt, power recline or a combination of power tilt and recline for coverage and reimbursement when: The beneficiary is at high risk for the development of a pressure ulcer (injury) and is unable to perform a functional weight shift, or the beneficiary utilizes intermittent catheterization for bladder management and is unable to independently transfer from the wheelchair to the bed, or the power seating system is needed to manage increased tone or spasticity.Does that...

Julie Piriano, Power tilt, Pride Mobility Products, Recline

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Pride, Quantum obtain BBB accreditation

March 28, 2019HME News Staff

EXETER, Pa. - Pride Mobility Products and Quantum Rehab have obtained accreditation from the Better Business Bureau serving metro Washington, D.C., and eastern Pennsylvania. BBB accredited businesses must adhere to its Code of Business Practices, a set of policies, procedures and best practices for representing trustworthiness, according to a press release. “We are pleased to be a BBB Accredited Business because we value building trust with our consumers,” said Scott Meuser, chairman...

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Headed for a vote: Medicaid bill that includes accessories language

December 7, 2018Liz Beaulieu, Editor

WASHINGTON - December may, once again, turn out to be a lucky month for complex rehab stakeholders.Last week, industry champions in the House of Representatives were able to slide into a larger bill some language that requires CMS to stop applying competitive bidding pricing to accessories for complex rehab manual wheelchairs for 18 months, from Jan. 1, 2019, through June 30, 2020.“We're pleased with the 18 months,” said Seth Johnson, senior vice president of government affairs for Pride...

Complex Rehab, CRT Accessories, Manual wheelchair, NCART, Pride Mobility Products

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