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Sunrise Medical buys Switch-It


FRESNO, Calif. – Sunrise Medical has acquired substantially all of the assets of Switch-It, a manufacturer of special drive controls, special input devices and other high-tech products for complex power wheelchairs.

Sunrise Medical unites social media presence


FRESNO, Calif. – Sunrise Medical and its family of brands can now be found on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, Google+, YouTube and LinkedIn.

Sunrise Medical, VGM renew relationship


FRESNO, Calif. – Sunrise Medical has signed a new multi-year agreement with The VGM Group and U.S. Rehab, the companies announced in Aug. 25 press releases. The agreement, which is effective Sept. 1, re-establishes a past relationship between the companies.

Sunrise Medical adds clinical blog

'It's a way that we can try to develop and improve the application of our products

FRESNO, Calif. – As clinical education specialists for Sunrise Medical, Steve Boucher and Angie Kiger are on the road a lot, teaching therapists and assistive technology practitioners (ATPs) about fitting and sizing wheelchairs.

In brief: MACs miss standards, health spending stays low


BALTIMORE – Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) failed to meet one-quarter of CMS’s performance standards, according to a new report from the Office of Inspector General (OIG).

Mobility companies make donations


101 Mobility has teamed up with Homes for Our Troops to help provide an ADA-complaint, wheelchair accessible home for Army Staff Sgt. Alex Dillman, who was paralyzed by an IED blast in Afghanistan, according to a Jan. 6 announcement.

Mobility market puts premium on cash, style


In just a few short years, mobility has begun transforming itself from a largely reimbursement-dependent product category into a market that is predominantly retail. 

Sunrise’s Quickie IRIS celebrates 10 years


FRESNO, Calif. – It’s been a decade since Sunrise Medical introduced a wheelchair that rotates in space around the user’s center of gravity without the use of gas springs, the company recently announced.

Sunrise Medical donates complex rehab


FRESNO, Calif. – Sunrise Medical has announced the latest recipients of its Propel Donation Program: Damon Bosier of Hawaii and Cameron Irwin from Tasmania, Australia. Sunrise worked with National Seating and Mobility to serve Bosier.

In brief: Prodigy responds to FDA, Sunrise launches program


CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Prodigy Diabetes Care has conducted a regulatory assessment by an independent auditor to examine, review and revise certain procedures and training to ensure compliance with FDA requirements, it told patients, caregivers and partners in a Sept. 4 letter.