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In brief: Stakeholders push SWO, ResMed buys into HST, Etac adds Ki Mobility

October 8, 2021HME News Staff

WASHINGTON – AAHomecare, VGM & Associates, the Council for Quality Respiratory Care and 11 other organizations are asking CMS to eliminate the medical record review for home oxygen therapy and to accept the clinician prescription/standard written order as the required documentation for establishing medical necessity.  These changes would protect against fraud and abuse, reduce the burden on clinicians and suppliers, and protect access for Medicare beneficiaries, the groups say in an...

Etac, Home oxygen therapy, Home Sleep Testing, Ki Mobility, ResMed, standard written order


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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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Convaid takes Etac name

March 3, 2020HME News Staff

TORRANCE, Calif. - Convaid | R82 will adopt the Etac name, nearly four years after its acquisition by the company. “By adopting the Etac name, we take the first step of making it easier to get to know our company and explore our full offering,” Convaid stated. “Many know at least one of our product brands but are not aware of our complete family of products.” Etac's brands include Convaid, R82, Molift, Immedia and Star, which together offer pediatric and adult mobility products,...

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Short takes: Pride, Etac, US Healthcare Supply

January 5, 2017HME News Staff

Pride Mobility has named Micah Swick director of sales. Swick was formerly national sales director for Mega/Windermere Motion, a leading supplier of power recline/lift chairs and mobility scooters. Joe Showfety has replaced Swick at Mega/Windermere…Etac CEO Torben Helbo will serve as interim president of North American sales and Convaid Products. Chris Braun, who previously held the position, departed the company this week. Convaid sold to Etac in 2015. A search is underway to replace Braun…US...

Convaid, Etac, Pride Mobility, US Healthcare Supply


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Convaid, R82 combine sales efforts

May 3, 2016HME News Staff

TORRANCE, Calif. - The sales and marketing teams at Convaid and R82 have been combined, Chris Braun, president of Etac North America, announced in a recent letter to partners. Convaid sold to Etac AB in 2015. Etac offers products for the pediatric market through its R82 brand. “I am happy to announce that as of May 1, 2016, we are combining the R82 and Convaid sales and marketing teams to bring you one premium pediatric product line to support your customers with the broadest offering to provide...

Convaid, Etac, Pediatrics, Reorganization, sales


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Etac reorganizes leadership

March 2, 2016HME News Staff

TORRANCE, Calif. - The Etac Group, which recently acquired Convaid, has appointed Chris Braun president for North America and has reorganized its sales team. Braun, who has served as Convaid's president since 2008, will take on an expanded role, providing leadership for all of Etac's brands in North America, including R82, Etac, Molift, Immedia and Convaid. He will also remain Convaid's president. Braun's first order of business as president of Etac NA was forming a new sales organization and appointing...

Convaid, Etac, Mobility, Pediatrics


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Convaid sells to Etac-R82

December 22, 2015HME News Staff

TORRANCE, Calif. - Convaid Products, a manufacturer of adaptive assistive wheelchairs for the pediatric market, announced Dec. 21 that it has been acquired by Etac AB.Kista, Sweden-based Etac offers a wide range of mobility-related products, like manual wheelchairs, seating solutions and patient transfer devices, as well as bathing and toileting equipment. It also offers pediatric products through its R82 brand, formerly Snug Seat in the U.S.“Etac-R82 is known for its high quality, safety,...

Convaid, Etac, Pediatrics, R82


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Convaid repositions for growth

December 22, 2015Liz Beaulieu, Editor

TORRANCE, Calif. - Convaid has sped up plans to expand its product portfolio and its presence overseas by selling to Kista, Sweden-based Etac AB.Convaid is best known for its adaptive wheelchairs and strollers for the pediatric market here in the U.S.“We've been developing and looking at additional product groups,” said Chris Braun, president of Convaid. “Now we have a full range of products. We cover the gamut of what a child with disabilities will need.”Etac offers a range...

Chris Braun, Convaid, Etac, Pediatric mobility


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A new Snug Seat

March 12, 2013Liz Beaulieu, Editor

MATTHEWS, N.C. - After more than 25 years specializing in pediatric products, Snug Seat now distributes a wide range of adult products.This spring, the company is taking over sales in North America for Sweden-based Etac (hygiene products, aids to daily living and wheelchairs) and two Etac-owned companies, Norway-based Molift (patient lifting products) and Denmark-based Immedia (patient transfer products).“I've always thought it would be a great benefit for the company to offer adult products,”...

Etac, Immedia, Molift, Snug Seat


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