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Numotion ramps up remote service

‘There’s always a sense of urgency for us to be faster and more efficient’
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10/06/2017

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – Numotion has updated its service model to include remote troubleshooting, diagnosing and sometimes even repairing.

NRRTS spreads the word

‘We need to move beyond our little circle,’ Weesie Walker says
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09/29/2017

ATLANTA – When the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine holds its annual event here later this month, NRRTS will be on hand to raise awareness of the CRTS and RRTS community and the issues affecting them.

Consumers throw support behind accessories bill

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09/26/2017

WASHINGTON – The ITEM Coalition and 32 national consumer and clinical organizations have sent a letter to leaders in the House of Representatives, asking them to pass a bill that would halt competitive bidding-related prices for accessories for complex rehab manual wheelchairs.

Paper shows cracks in delivery system

‘We’re already seeing the rationing of health care’
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09/22/2017

WATERLOO, Iowa – Complex rehab stakeholders now have another tool in their toolbox to lobby lawmakers to protect their products and services.

CHAS Group hits sweet spot

‘We look at every aspect of their life’
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09/22/2017

MIDDLEBURG, Fla. – CHAS Group, a physical and occupational therapy practice specializing in wheeled mobility and complex seating evaluations, has nearly all of Florida covered and is in the process of entering the Georgia market.

Bill seeks to resolve accessories issue for complex manual wheelchairs

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09/08/2017

WASHINGTON – A bill was introduced in the House of Representatives Sept. 8 that would stop competitive bidding-related cuts for accessories for complex manual wheelchairs that have been in place since Jan. 1, 2016.

Professional Rehab zones in on mobility

‘The market today is totally different and it drives you to be really good at one thing’
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09/08/2017

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – Professional Rehab & Mobility went all in with its wheelchair business recently, when it sold off its respiratory and DME segment, and rebranded.

MK Battery powers sport

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08/28/2017

ANAHEIM, Calif. – When 10 national teams met in Kissimee, Fla., in July to compete for top honors in the Federation Internationale De Powerchair Football Association (FIPFA) World Cup, all of the wheelchairs were powered with batteries from MK Battery, but there was no doubting which team the company was rooting for: Team USA.

NSM aims to be ‘employer of choice’

CEO Bill Mixon knows ‘employees are our growth engine’
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08/28/2017

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – National Seating & Mobility’s recent annual Seating Symposium kicked off with 73 new ATPs in attendance and closed out with a concert by country singer-songwriter John Rich.

Making the case

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08/28/2017

On potential need

“We’re going to have 8.3 million people over 80 in 2030,” said Jim Greatorex, vice president of Accessible Home Improvement of America, a division of the VGM Group, “and we have homes for less than half of them that they can be safe in and live in and thrive in in their senior years.”

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