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Permobil donates wheelchair

July 6, 2021HME News Staff

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Permobil Foundation, in partnership with the Cincinnati Reds, LiveLikeLou and Phi Delta Theta, gave Adam Wilson his own team-branded, custom Permobil power wheelchair at a recent home game. Wilson has been one of the driving forces behind Major League Baseball’s adoption of Lou Gehrig Day as committee co-chair. “Adam has lived with ALS for years and had no idea we would be surprising him with a new M3 Corpus wheelchair with the custom Red’s colors and...

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Quantum Rehab backs Team Gleason

August 21, 2018HME News Staff

EXETER, Pa. - Quantum Rehab has pledged to contribute $50,000 to the Team Gleason Foundation, a nonprofit that aims to provide leading edge technology, equipment and services to individuals with ALS. Quantum Rehab will also pay for seat-elevation technology, like its iLevel system, to be distributed by Team Gleason to individuals living with ALS. “Those living with ALS face daily challenges,” said John Storie, vice president, Quantum sales-Eastern America. “Access to life-sustaining...

ALS, Donation, Quantum Rehab, seat-elevation technology, Team Gleason


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Option Care signs on to provide Radicava

November 1, 2017HME News Staff

BANNOCKBURN, Ill. - Option Care Enterprises has become a nationally contracted home infusion provider of Radicava, the first ALS treatment option approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and has partnered with the ALS Association. Already, Option Care has started more than 100 patients with ALS on Radivaca. “Option Care applauds The ALS Association's mission and recognizes their efforts in giving help and hope to those facing the disease,” said John Rademacher, CEO, Option Care....

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Short takes: Option Care, Medicine Shoppe

September 6, 2017HME News Staff

Bannockburn, Ill.-based Option Care, an independent provider of home and alternate treatment site infusion services, has signed an agreement to become a national contracted provider of Radicava, an IV infusion treatment for ALS. Radicava is the first ALS treatment option approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in more than 20 years. Option Care says its national payer network includes contracts with more than 800 health plans, ensuring broad access to the treatment…After more than two years...

ALS, Home Infusion, Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy, New location, Option Care


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Stealth prioritizes ALS orders

September 3, 2015HME News Staff

BURNET, Texas - Stealth Products, a division of Quantum Rehab, will begin offering expedited handling and shipping for all ALS orders, the manufacturer announced today. “At Stealth we understand the struggles facing patients fighting ALS and the rapid pace at which this terrible disease can progress,” said Lorenzo Romero, president, in a press release. “Because of this, Stealth wants to take this step to help get ALS patients the medical devices they need quickly to help make their...

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NCART's Don Clayback answers Ice Bucket Challenge

August 22, 2014HME News Staff

BUFFALO, N.Y. - NCART Executive Director Don Clayback answered the ALS Association's Ice Bucket Challenge last week. Clayback tied the challenge with National CRT Awareness Week, Aug. 18-24. “Things that go naturally together: salt and pepper, Abbott and Costello, peanut butter and jelly, ALS Association Ice Bucket Challenge and National CRT Awareness Week,” he wrote to members in an email with a link to a video of him performing the challenge. Before he poured a bucket of ice water over...

ALS, Awareness, Complex Rehab, Don Clayback, Ice Bucket Challenge, NCART


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