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Permobil Foundation donates custom chair

October 12, 2021HME News Staff

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Permobil Foundation, in partnership with the Minnesota Twins, LiveLikeLou and Phi Delta Theta, gave a dedicated fan a team-branded, custom Permobil power wheelchair at the Twins game on Sept. 26. Shirley Custard, who was diagnosed with ALS in August 2020, received a Permobil M5 Corpus wheelchair with the team’s colors and logos. “We understand that living with ALS is a challenge by itself, but our hope is that Shirley’s one-of-a-kind chair will help...

Complex Rehab, LiveLikeLou, Minnesota Twins, Permobil Foundation


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Etac snaps up Ki Mobility

October 6, 2021HME News Staff

TORRANCE, Calif. – Etac has acquired Ki Mobility, positioning itself to becoming a global leader in complex rehab technology, the company says.  Etac will establish a dedicated mobility organization for sales and customer service for Ki Mobility, Convaid, R82 and Star products that will be led by Doug Munsey.  “Our ambition is to make it easy to interact and do business with our mew mobility organization and we will continue to strive to be your preferred partner,”...

Complex Rehab, Etac, Ki Mobility


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Ki Mobility buys AEL

October 5, 2021HME News Staff

STEVENS POINT, Wis. – Ki Mobility has acquired Adaptive Engineering Lab (AEL), complementing and strengthening its Axiom seating line and expanding its commitment to becoming a complete solution for its customers.  “We are always looking for ways to improve our customer’s experience,” said Doug Munsey, president/CEO. “Integrating the AEL brands and products provides Ki Mobility the opportunity to expand the range of seating and positioning portfolio, which complements...

Adaptive Engineering Lab, Complex Rehab, Ki Mobility, M&A, seating and positioning


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NSM enters Alberta market

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NSM enters Alberta market

October 5, 2021HME News Staff

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – National Seating & Mobility has acquired an independently owned and operated HME provider in Red Deer, Alberta, representing its first location in the province. The provider specializes in complex rehab, mobility solutions and accessibility services. “This acquisition deepens our commitment to our Canadian customers and broadens our reach, allowing us to support even more individuals in their journey to achieve greater independence,” said Bill Mixon, NSM CEO....

Accessibility, Complex Rehab, M&A, Mobility Solutions, National Seating & Mobility


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Stakeholders ‘come together’ for awareness week

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Stakeholders ‘come together’ for awareness week

October 1, 2021Liz Beaulieu, Editor

WASHINGTON – About 95 organizations participated in National CRT Awareness Week, which was held the week of Sept. 20 in concert with the Virtual CRT Congressional Fly-in, says Mickae Lee.  Last year, the event drew about 60 organizations.  “It’s really exciting to see that growth,” said Lee, the associate director of NCART, which organized the event with NRRTS. “We weren’t really sure about having the fly-in as part of CRT Awareness Week, but there...

2021 CRT Virtual COngressional FLy-In, Complex Rehab, National CRT Awareness Week


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CTF amps up website

October 1, 2021Liz Beaulieu, Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine - The Clinician Task Force’s website now has a “Resources” tab to house all of the papers that its work groups have published.  They include a Telehealth Flow Chart, Telehealth Examples and Standing Frame Evidence, with Power Standing Flow Chart and Denial Roadmap to come soon.   “They can be downloaded and used for advocacy and for reference and all the good things,” said Cara Masselink, executive director of the CTF.   The new...

Clinician Task Force, Complex Rehab


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The shaping of Cody Verrett

September 24, 2021Liz Beaulieu, Editor

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Cody Verrett, an industry veteran who has worked on both the manufacturer and provider aisles of the complex rehab industry, has joined Permobil to lead new growth initiatives for the company. Here’s what Verrett, vice president and general manager for the Americas region, had to say about what has shaped his career so far, and what that means for Permobil and the complex rehab industry.  HME News: In a press release announcing your new gig, you said it was...

Cody Verrett, Complex Rehab, Permobil


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Braze Mobility joins VA Innovation Network

September 22, 2021HME News Staff

WASHINGTON – Braze Mobility is one of 10 companies selected to join the Veterans Health Administration Innovation Network to develop innovative solutions. Braze Mobility is developing a terrain analysis system to help wheelchair users navigate outdoor environments more safely and independently using proprietary machine-learning algorithms that identify hazards. “I am excited to share that we will be collaborating with #VHAInnovation to bring our innovative sensor technology for wheelchairs...

Braze Mobility, Complex Rehab


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Permobil adds Verrett to exec team

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Permobil adds Verrett to exec team

September 21, 2021HME News Staff

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Permobil has named Cody Verrett, a veteran of the complex rehab industry, to its executive team as vice president and general manager for the Americas region.  Verrett, who will report to region president Chuck Witkowski, will lead new high-growth opportunities in the Americas, according to a press release.  “Cody is well-known within the industry for his passion for the end user, his integrity, his entrepreneurial spirit and a long track record of success,”...

Cody Verrett, Complex Rehab, Permobil


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Motion hits 49 locations

September 21, 2021HME News Staff

TORONTO – Motion, formerly Motion Specialties, has expanded its mobility and home accessibility business across Saskatchewan, with the acquisition of Golden Mobility & Rehab. The company now has 49 locations across five Canadian provinces. “Despite the ongoing challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, our business has had tremendous expansion over the last nine months through the addition of North Coast Home Medical Equipment (Terrace, B.C.), A-1 Wheelchairs Unlimited (Langley, B.C.) and most...

Complex Rehab, Home Accessibility, M&A, Motion


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