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People news: NSM, Vitalus Health

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05/04/2018

Nashville, Tenn.-based National Seating & Mobility has named Jim Noland director of clinical development. He will be responsible for developing clinical and professional relationships to support continued growth at the company.

People news: Leadership changes at VGM

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12/06/2017

WATERLOO, Iowa – VGM & Associates has announced that Scott Owen will transition from vice president of sales to vice president of contracting. In his new role, Owen, who has been with VGM for three years, will have oversight of the vendor contract division.

Short takes: Invacare, Miller Prosthetics

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10/24/2017

Elyria, Ohio-based Invacare has launched its Platinum Mobile Oxygen Concentrator with new connectivity. A connected POC, app and provider portal create a platform to improve asset utilization and control costs, the company says.

Invacare names new GM for Europe

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10/25/2016

ELYRIA, Ohio – Invacare has appointed Ralf Ledda senior vice president and general manager of Europe, Middle East and Africa effective Nov. 1.

New hire to grow new markets at Ottobock

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10/11/2016

AUSTIN, Texas – Ottobock North America has appointed Chris Nolan vice president of the orthotics business unit. He will help lead the company’s strategic efforts in O&P and provide guidance into growing new markets.

Nonin Medical shakes up management

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07/01/2016

MINNEAPOLIS – Nonin Medical has made several changes to its senior leadership team. Mattew Prior has been named vice president of business development; he was previously vice president of product development.

People news

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06/30/2016

James Newberry, a longtime practitioner and board member for the Board of Certification/Accreditation, passed away on June 27. He began his career as an orthotist/prosthetist while serving in the U.S. Air Force.

Brightree names new CEO

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06/21/2016

ATLANTA – Brightree announced its acquisition by ResMed earlier this year and now it has a new CEO.

Matt Mellott will take the lead at the software company, replacing current president and CEO Dave Cormack, who will transition to a multi-year advisory role.

Short takes: Permobil, D.W. McMillan

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11/13/2015

Permobil has promoted Josh Anderson to vice president of marketing. In this new role, Anderson will lead integration, development and marketing strategies for Permobil, ROHO and TiLite.

People in the news: Henry Dale Smith, Todd Timbrook

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09/22/2015

H.D. Smith announced this week that Henry Dale Smith Sr., the company’s founder and chairman emeritus, has died at age 87. Smith founded H.D. Smith in 1954 with the mission of providing personalized service to local pharmacies in the Midwest.

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