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Doug Crana grabs an exclusive

November 7, 2012Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

NEWBURGH, N.Y. - Like many providers these days, Doug Crana is interested in new products, and he thinks he's found just the ticket.Crana, president of Consolidated Medical, recently began offering an extremely lightweight manual wheelchair that was introduced to the U.S. market earlier this year. Made of carbon fiber, the Panthera X weighs 10 pounds with the wheels on, compared to 18 or 19 pounds for other chairs.“It's considered to be the lightest wheelchair in the world,” he said.Crana...

Consolidated Medical, Mobility, Panthera X, Wheelchair

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A wheelchair-accessible motorcycle? Provider helps make it happen

December 7, 2009Liz Beaulieu, Editor

If you've ever watched the reality TV show American Chopper, you know that Paul Sr., the founder of Orange County Choppers and patriarch of the Teutul family, is a big guy. His sleeveless shirts and tattooed arms make sure you notice. But provider Doug Crana, president of Consolidated Medical, which, like Orange County Chopper, has its home base in Newburgh, N.Y., says Paul Sr.'s even bigger in person. “He looks bigger than he does on TV,” he said. “It was pretty neat.” Crana...

Accessibility, Consolidated Medical, Doug Crana, EZ Lock, On The Editor's Desk, Orange County Choppers, TiLite, Wheelchair

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