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Permobil adopts ‘branded house strategy’

Vendors

Permobil adopts ‘branded house strategy’

April 16, 2021Liz Beaulieu, Editor

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Permobil’s significant growth over the past several years, which includes multiple acquisitions, was a big reason for the company’s recent rebrand and new website.  “As Permobil has grown both organically and inorganically, we had a need to implement a clear brand strategy, and also evolve our brand to reflect who we want to be and what we stand for going into the future,” said Chuck Witkowski, president, Permobil Americas. “Moving forward,...

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MedSupply names new exec, launches complex rehab program

April 13, 2021HME News Staff

FRESNO, Calif. – MedSupply, a distributor of medical equipment and supplies that specializes in negative pressure wound therapy, low-air loss mattresses, advanced wound care supplies and complex rehab mobility, has promoted Linda Psaras to vice president of sales and marketing, post-acute. Previously, Psaras joined MedSupply as an account executive before quickly advancing to director of business development. In her new role, she is responsible for guiding the company’s...

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Cheelcare names new marketing exec

April 6, 2021HME News Staff

RICHMOND HILL, Ontario – Cheelcare, a designer and manufacturer of mobility devices based here, has named Allex Laurin director of marketing. Laurin’s addition to the Cheelcare team marks a milestone in company’s growth, it says – he will develop, lead and execute the startup’s market strategy and help to position the brand as a leader in mobility and assistive devices. “We are delighted to have Allex join our team,” said Eugene Cherny, co-founder...

Cheelcare, complex rehab, manual wheelchairs, mobility devices, power assist


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Mobility

Numotion debuts in NH

April 6, 2021HME News Staff

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – Numotion has opened its first physical location in New Hampshire.  The location in Manchester, at 100 Cahill Ave., Suite D, will be staffed by three assistive technology professionals, as well as additional service and support teams.  “We are thrilled to open our first location in New Hampshire,” said Gary Gilberti, executive vice president, East Division. “Numotion remains committed to expanding our physical presence in the...

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News

In brief: CMS guidance, Convatec acquisition, Drive CEO

April 2, 2021HME News Staff

WASHINGTON – CMS has instructed the Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) to hold all claims with dates of service on or after April 1, 2021, for a short period, in anticipation of possible congressional action to extend the moratorium on the 2% sequestration cuts.  “This will minimize the volume of claims the MACs must reprocess if Congress extends the suspension,” CMS wrote in a March 30 bulletin. “The MACs will automatically reprocess any claims paid with the...

Braze Mobility, complex rehab, ConvaTec, Cure Medical, Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare, Home Medical Equipment, Invacare, Merits, Oventus Medical


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Mobility

NSM sees year of renewal ahead

March 29, 2021Liz Beaulieu, Editor

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Even as the COVID-19 pandemic surged in 2020, National Seating & Mobility completed two of its biggest milestones: It signed an exclusive national partnership with The Home Depot and it closed its largest acquisition to date of Travis Medical.   At home at The Home Depot NSM currently offers “Independent Living Services” from 250 Home Depot stores and plans to offer them from 1,300 stories by the end of 2021, says Bill Mixon, CEO.   “We’re...

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Don Clayback

Mobility

Complex rehab update: Clock ticks on accessories, telehealth advances

March 26, 2021Liz Beaulieu, Editor

WASHINGTON - Stakeholders are still waiting to see who will officially lead CMS under President Biden, largely stalling their efforts to permanently eliminate competitive bidding pricing for accessories for complex rehab manual wheelchairs.  An 18-month suspension on bid pricing is set to expire on July 1.  “Between the COVID uproar last year and the fact that we’re now still waiting for the CMS administrator –...

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Kleo King returns to United Spinal

March 23, 2021HME News Staff

NEW YORK – United Spinal Association has named Kleo J. King senior director of accessibility operations and counsel. King previously served as deputy commissioner and general counsel for the New York City Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities from 2014-21. “During her impressive career, Kleo’s steadfast work has helped to achieve unprecedented legal victories providing accessibility in transportation and the built environment for people with disabilities,” said...

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Weesie Walker

Mobility

NRRTS pins future of complex rehab on new program

March 19, 2021Liz Beaulieu, Editor

LUBBOCK, Texas – NRRTS seeks “visionaries” to help the organization complete a new 14-course supplier-specific certification program.  The organization completed the first course of the CRT Supplier Certification Program late last year, is nearly complete with the second course and has started on the third course, says Weesie Walker, executive director.  “We need the help of the CRT industry,” she said....

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LUCI builds outside sales team

March 8, 2021HME News Staff

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – LUCI has formed a LUCI Commercial Market Team through partnerships with 10 independent representation groups. The partnerships span 47 states, increasing the availability of the company’s smart wheelchair technology to thousands of additional power wheelchair riders across the country. “The goal of LUCI is simple: to help people,” said Barry Dean, co-founder and CEO. “Forging new relationships like these is a direct result of that goal. We...

complex rehab, LUCI, smart wheelchair technology


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