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Katherine Nelson

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ATF Medical names new exec 

May 21, 2024HME News Staff

NEWNAN, Ga. – ATF Medical has appointed Katherine Nelson as vice president of national sales. Nelson, who is based in Las Vegas, will oversee the company’s efforts to market its comprehensive, integrated mobility and accessibility services for seriously injured workers throughout the country. “Katherine is a highly accomplished account management and sales professional,” said James Rogalsky, ATF Medical’s senior vice president, rehab technology and adaptive housing solutions....

Accessibility, ATF Medical, Mobility, Workers' Compensation

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CTF releases position statement

February 28, 2024HME News Staff

YARMOUTH, Maine – The Clinician Task Force (CTF) has released a “Scope of Practice for Seating and Wheeled Mobility Clinical Services” to define occupational and physical therapy roles and responsibilities in seating and wheeled mobility services. The position statement, completed in December 2023, also provides guidance for educators, rehabilitation professionals, medical providers, funding sources, policymakers and seating and wheeled mobility manufacturers. “We saw...

Clinician Task Force (CTF), Mobility, Seating

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Restore Mobility features Pride lift chairs 

December 18, 2023HME News Staff

BIDDEFORD, Maine – Restore Mobility, an online family-run business offering a range of mobility products, has announced a strategic partnership with Pride Mobility. Restore Mobility will now feature Pride Mobility’s Power Lift Recliners, as well as the company’s Jazzy Power Chairs and Go-Go Scooters. “Our core mission is simple yet powerful: ensuring utmost customer satisfaction,” a company spokesperson said. “Being a small business grants us the opportunity to...

Mobility, Pride Mobility, Restore Mobility

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Mobility City

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Mobility City expands into new communities 

August 14, 2023HME News Staff

BOCA RATON, Fla. – Mobility City Holdings has opened six new franchise locations. The locations are in Gwinnett County, Ga.; Orange County, Calif.; Hilton Head, S.C.; Montgomery County, Pa.; Southfield, Mich.; Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.; and Richmond, Va. "We are thrilled to be able to offer our services to even more people," said Diane Baratta, CEO, Mobility City holdings. "Mobility City is all about helping people live their best lives, and we are so proud to be able to do that in five...

Mobility, Mobility City, scooter, Wheelchair

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Dr. O


This is us: ‘Providing access for the disability community will create better access for all’

July 7, 2023Liz Beaulieu, Editor

NEW ORLEANS – Seating and mobility professionals help people with disabilities “live their best lives,” setting off a positive chain reaction in society, says Oluwaferanmi Okanlami, MD, MS, the keynote speaker for the upcoming RESNA Annual Conference.  Here’s what “Dr. O” – the director of student accessibility and accommodation services at the University of Michigan; an assistant professor of family medicine, physical medicine & rehabilitation, and...

Dr. O, Mobility, RESNA

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Mobility City Idaho

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Mobility City Holdings Inc. targets Idaho for growth

May 30, 2023HME News Staff

BOCA RATON, Fla. – Mobility City Holdings Inc. worked with Gregg and Kristy Welte to open a franchise location in Meridian, Idaho, in December and now the company has plans to work with the couple to open additional locations to serve the entire state. "Idaho is our first 'state as a territory' that made sense for one owner to manage," said Diane Baratta, CEO, Mobility City Holdings Inc. "We were pleased to learn that owners Gregg and Kristy Welte felt the same way about...

Franchise, Mobility, Mobility City

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Ability Center rebrands as United Access

April 5, 2023HME News Staff

ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Ability Center will rebrand its 18 locations to United Access. The name change brings the total number of United Access locations to 50, significantly expanding the brand’s presence along the West Coast and securing its position as the second largest retailer of wheelchair accessible vehicles, mobility products and services in the United States. “We are changing our name, but not our commitment to our customers,” said Chad Blake, senior vice president of sales...

Accessibility, BraunAbility, Mobility, United Access

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Mike Swinford


Numotion to settle Medicaid lawsuit

February 8, 2023HME News Staff

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – Numotion has agreed to pay $7 million to settle a lawsuit related to Medicaid claims for mobility equipment as part of an agreement with the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the Eastern District of Kentucky.  The company says the allegations focused mainly on a complicated set of Medicaid billing regulations that it believed, in good faith, that it was interpreting correctly.   “Numotion is committed to cooperating with external investigations, as well...

Medicaid, Mike Swinford, Mobility, Numotion

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Phil Cunningham


New Solutions enters new chapter

January 20, 2023Liz Beaulieu, Editor

RIVERSIDE, Calif. – New Solutions, a wheelchair and scooter parts supplier, has a new owner and a new home.  Co-owners Leonard Graves and Nick Hambrick, both quadriplegics, started the company out of a garage in California in 1992 when, frustrated with too many flat tires, they figured out a way to build flat-free inserts (See related story below). Now looking to retire, they’ve sold the company to Phil Cunningham, formerly of Invacare.  “They’re neat guys...

Equipment, Mobility, New Solutions, Phil Cunningham, Wheelchair

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Mobility City opens in Arizona

January 18, 2023HME News Staff

BOCA RATON, Fla. – Mobility City Holdings, a provider of mobility equipment, has opened a new location in Gilbert, Ariz. “Our first location in Arizona opened in Gilbert, an East Valley town convenient to most Phoenix residents,” said Diane Baratta, CEO, Mobility City. “In addition to a retail store, every franchise location employs repair technicians who make house calls and provide repair services so that no neighborhood in Phoenix is out of reach. As Arizonans get to know...

Equipment, Mobility, Mobility City, Wheelchair

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