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Drive Medical Canada buys DME brands from AMG Medical


PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y. – A wholly owned subsidiary of Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare has acquired the mobility and bath safety businesses of AMG Medical, a Montreal-based wholesale distributor of medical professional and home healthcare products.

Bussani Mobility supports Mobility Awareness Month


BETHPAGE, N.Y. – Bussani Mobility Team, along with the National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association (NMEDA), kicked off the fifth annual National Mobility Awareness Month by offering three wheelchair accessible vans through an online contest.

Prism gets lift from Shoppers


TORONTO – Prism Medical has agreed to acquire certain assets of the lift and elevating business of Shoppers Home Health Care in the provinces of Ontario, Saskatchewan and Alberta.

Etac reorganizes leadership


TORRANCE, Calif. – The Etac Group, which recently acquired Convaid, has appointed Chris Braun president for North America and has reorganized its sales team.

Amigo Mobility expands offerings to include mounting products


BRIDGEPORT, Mich. – Amigo Mobility International now offers mounting products through a distributorship with Seattle-based RAM Mounts.

ATPs thrive amid consolidation


YARMOUTH, Maine – While personnel cuts often go hand in hand with mergers and acquisitions, ATPs need not worry about job security, stakeholders say.

Year in review: Capped rentals, repairs, bundling and bungling


Though I’ve only held this post for four months, after reviewing this year’s list of top mobility stories, there is one trend that stands out—even to a newbie: Providers are fed up with CMS.  

Pride appoints national sales manager for retail


EXETER, Pa. – Pride Mobility Products has named Rick Michael as national sales manager, retail mobility, it announced June 3. Michael has 15 years of experience in the mobility industry, according to a release.

RESNA announces conference speakers


WASHINGTON – Former Indy 500 driver Sam Schmidt, founder of the Sam Schmidt Paralysis Foundation, will open RESNA’s “Racing Towards Excellence in AT” conference.

Final rule proves ‘CMS does not understand complex rehab,’ stakeholders say


WASHINGTON – Industry stakeholders are shaking their heads in disbelief at a final rule that makes certain complex rehab equipment capped-rental items effective April 1.