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In brief: Complex rehab advocates speak up, study casts doubt on impact of CPAP therapy on cardiovascular events

September 2, 2016HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - Two consumer organizations have sent letters to lawmakers urging them to pass bills that would permanently protect complex rehab accessories from competitive bid pricing.The Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD), a coalition of approximately 100 national disability organizations, and the Independence Through Enhancement of Medicare and Medicaid Coalition (ITEM) sent letters to 10 senators and representatives, including Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., and Senate Majority...

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Handicare buys Prism Medical

September 2, 2016HME News Staff

KISTA, Sweden - Handicare has acquired Prism Medical, a patient handling company located in Toronto and St. Louis. Prism, which employs 250, expects to have revenues of about $50 million in 2016. “The new combined product portfolio and sales network will put Handicare in a top tier position in North America,” the company stated in a press release. The combined product portfolio will be available to both Handicare and Prism customers later in 2016. Prism manufactures a broad range...

Handicare, lifts, M&A, patient handling, Prism


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Tom Rolick's special sauce? Chemistry

October 22, 2015Liz Beaulieu, Editor

ALLENTOWN, Pa. - Tom Rolick wants to make Handicare US a “special company.”“What separates a good company from a special company is chemistry,” said Rolick, Handicare US's newly minted CEO. “It's like in sports—they all have similar skills, so it's the chemistry that differentiates one team from another.”Rolick spent 22 years at Permobil, infusing chemistry into that company's sales team, and one of his first goals at Handicare US is to do the same there.Here's...

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Sunrise adds 'complementary' business

August 5, 2015HME News Staff

FRESNO, Calif. - Sunrise Medical has acquired Handicare's Mobility business. The acquisition is limited to mobility products such as wheelchairs, scooters and rollators, according to a press release. The Helmond, Netherlands-based Handicare has divisions in several countries, including Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Germany, France and Canada. "Sunrise Medical has seen very strong growth over the past five years, organically and by way of strategically important and successful acquisitions,” said...

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Handicare targets U.S.

December 17, 2013Liz Beaulieu, Editor

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa. - Handicare took “a big step” into the U.S. market recently, when it created the position of business development director and hired Chris Blackmore.The Norway-based company has a presence in the U.S., but with Blackmore's contacts, it hopes to make significant strides here. Previously, Blackmore was a regional vice president of sales for Pride Mobility Products.“After 14 years, you get the opportunity to form quite a few relationships,” he said. “My...

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