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Short takes

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08/26/2010

Mobility Conquest has chosen Louisville, Ky.-based Superior Van & Mobility to be the exclusive dealer for its wheelchair accessible motorcycle in Kentucky (Louisville and Lexington), Indiana (Indianapolis, Fort Wayne, South Bend and Evansville) and Tennessee (Knoxvill

A who's who of rehab professionals

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08/26/2010

BUFFALO, N.Y.

Mike Pfister: Put 'faces on claims'

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08/26/2010

If there's a wheelchair provider that knows how to get the word out about what it's doing for customers, it's The Scooter Store.

Petersen rallies for disabled children

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08/26/2010

SALT LAKE CITY - Peterson Medical in July was a sponsor of the 1st annual Wasatch Wheelchair Rally to benefit Camp Kostopulos, a camp for children with disabilities. The rally featured a relay race and other activities.

Nunn's Home Medical Equipment: 'We take pride in what we do'

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09/30/2009

There are many around town who still call the company Nunn's Hospital Supplies because that is how people remember it.
The full-line home medical equipment company goes back 67 years to 1942, when late founder Martin J. Nunn started the venture on a whim. As son-in-law Joe Ryan explains it, Nunn operated a funeral parlor at the time and saw an opportunity for medical equipment when he ordered a dozen wheelchairs from Everest & Jennings. The hospital supply company became just one of Nunn's many enterprises taken over by family members, which included a telephone answering service, ambulance service and school bus transport company.

Developing story on the first-month purchase option

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Thursday, July 30, 2009

The rehab industry is working with Senate leaders on an alternative to a provision that would eliminate the first-month purchase option for power wheelchairs, making them 13-month capped rental items.

This could be scary

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Monday, June 22, 2009

The California Department of Health Services recently announced a pilot program to contract DME. The department's first target: adult, non-powered wheelchairs, according to Bob Achermann, executive director of the California Association of Medical Product Suppliers (CAMPS).

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