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VMI gives military athletes a lift

July 2, 2018HME News Staff

PHOENIX - Vantage Mobility International served the military community for two weeks in June for the Department of Defense's Warrior Games at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. For the second year in a row, VMI, a manufacturer of wheelchair accessible vehicles, was a sponsor of the Games, providing accessible transportation for athletes and coaches. This year, 14 VMI drivers used seven minivans to transport dozens of active-duty service members and veteran athletes for a total...

Military, VMI, Warrior Games, wheelchair accessibility vehicles

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Apria Healthcare salutes veterans

June 1, 2018HME News Staff

LAKE FOREST, Calif. - Apria Healthcare has launched Apria Salutes, a program that offers active duty military, veterans and other eligible family members an ongoing 25% discount and free shipping on qualifying purchases made on, the company's retail HME and supplies website. “We are proud to do our part to help the men and women who are actively serving or who have served our country by providing a convenient way to shop for over 7,000 health-related retail items, ranging from...

Apria Healthcare, Discount, Military, veterans

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Short takes: sleep apnea

May 16, 2017HME News Staff

The U.S. Supreme Court's refusal to hear a case from a truck driver who claimed his employer violated his rights by requiring him to get tested for sleep apnea opens the door for trucking companies to more widely require the tests, according to The court's decision in April follows Robert Parker's appeal of a lower court decision that Crete Carrier didn't violate his rights under the American with Disabilities Act when it required him to be tested because he had a body mass index of 35...

Military, Sleep Apnea, testing, trucking

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Military precision: Barber DME at ease on base

November 23, 2016Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

FORT BELVOIR, Va. - As a U.S. Air Force veteran, provider Tim Barber knew the military could benefit from his HME business, even if it was a hard sell to the military itself.“We met with a lot of resistance—it took three years to crack that door,” said Barber, president of Barber DME, which he founded in 2012 with a “civilian” location in Chantilly, Va. “They finally granted us an award and we opened at Fort Belvoir in April 2015.”The store proved so successful...

Barber DME, Military, Tim Barber

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