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Lifeway Mobility grows West Coast presence

February 2, 2021HME News Staff

HARTFORD, Conn. – Lifeway Mobility has invested in Gamburd, a Los Angeles-based provider of accessibility solutions for people with limited mobility.  Israel Gamburd, the company’s founder, together with his wife, Regina, will continue in their current roles.  “Israel is a true accessibility pioneer,” said Paul Bergantino, president of Lifeway Mobility. “The Gamburd team has extraordinary technical expertise and a tireless determination...

accessibility solutions, Lifeway Mobility, mobility

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Precision Comfort moves to backs

July 24, 2020Liz Beaulieu, Editor

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Precision Comfort, a newer division of Merits Health, started shipping its first three cushions late last year and launched its first back, the PC ProForm, in June.“It's the first back for our company,” said Dave Leverette, designer and general manager. “It's just for our power wheelchairs right now, but we'll have a full line of backs down the road, as we continue product development.”Precision Comfort offers three cushions: PC Lite (general use), PC Gel...

backs, complex rehab, cushions, mobility, Precision Comfort

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Eppic Medical buys Mobul

July 23, 2020HME News Staff

CARLSBAD, Calif. - Eppic Medical has acquired Mobul: the mobility store in Long Beach, Calif. As part of the acquisition, which is Eppic Medical's third, Mobul will also provide custom complex rehab products to customers requiring more than just standard medical equipment. Eppic Medical, an HME retailer based here serving customers in Palm Desert and San Diego, is affiliated with Access Medical, a provider of complex rehab products with offices in Carlsbad, Anaheim, Palm Desert, Burlingame, Honolulu...

complex rehab, Eppic Medical, M&A, mobility, MobŁl, Retail

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LUCI, mobility-focused tech company, launches

June 18, 2020HME News Staff

NASHVILLE - LUCI, a new mobility-focused technology company, has launched its premier product, LUCI. This hardware and software platform uses sensor-fusion technologies to allow a power wheelchair to “see” its environment. LUCI mounts onto a power wheelchair between the power base and the seat to help users avoid collisions and dangerous drop-offs while maintaining personalized driving control. Through cloud-based capabilities, LUCI can also monitor and alert users and caregivers of low...

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REHACARE2020 pushed to 2021

June 3, 2020HME News Staff

CHICAGO - Messe Dusseldorf has pushed REHACARE2020 to Oct. 6-9, 2021, in Dusseldorf, Germany. “We are constantly adapting our pre-existing high-level safety and hygiene standards,” said Werner Dornscheidt, president and CEO of Messe Dusseldorf. “Despite the announcement to make trade fairs and specialist congresses possible again by May 31, 2020, we have decided to postpone REHACARE until 2021 due to its specific demographic.” The event offers exhibitors and private visitors...

coronavirus outbreak, mobility, REHACARE, trade show

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Reliable Medical Supply grows mobility business

April 10, 2020HME News Staff

MINNEAPOLIS - Reliable Medical Supply, a provider of complex rehab technology, clinical respiratory products, and DME and supplies, has announced a partnership with A&A Medical Supply. As part of the partnership, A&A's management team, including Anton Yeranossian, founder and CEO, will become investors in RMS and will continue to help grow the combined company. “When we decided to launch an aggressive growth plan in late 2019, we targeted companies who share the same patient-centric attitude...

complex rehab, M&A, mobility, Reliable Medical Supply

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Invacare shares mixed impact from coronavirus pandemic

March 24, 2020HME News Staff

ELYRIA, Ohio - Invacare provided a business update on March 23, saying demand for respiratory products and beds has increased dramatically but demand for mobility and seating products has slowed.“While demand of our respiratory products and beds continues to spike, we have experienced a reduction in the momentum of our mobility and seating product line over the past few weeks,” said Matt Monaghan, chairman, president and CEO. “This has been caused by a shift in priorities of our...

coronavirus outbreak, Invacare, mobility, respiratory

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Complete Access expands on East Coast

November 25, 2019HME News Staff

BUCKLEY, Wash. - Complete Access Co. has added 50,000 square feet of manufacturing space in Ohio to better serve the Eastern seaboard, the Great Lakes region and Canada. The company also has manufacturing plants strategically located in the Northwest, where it is based, and the Southeastern U.S. Its products include ADA stairs and decking, ADA ramps and easy kits, and residential ramps. They also include OSHA stairs and decking. Complete Access Co. is a division of Integrated Stair Systems.

Complete Access Co., expansion, manufacturing, mobility, ramps, stairs

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Mobility powers up

July 3, 2019John Andrews

As the mobility market becomes more technologically advanced and product demand continues to grow with the aging baby boomer generation, the outlook for wheelchair and scooter sales is that it will remain a strong category, offering HME providers a range of opportunities.Brad Peterson, vice president of professional affairs and clinical education for Invacare, says the Elyria, Ohio-based manufacturer is “heavily focused on GP3 power mobility” and that he sees “continued robust demand...

Invacare, Ki Mobility, mobility, scooters, sunrise medical, wheelchairs

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Permobil helps children go

April 10, 2019HME News Staff

LEBANON, Tenn. - Permobil and the Permobil Foundation will sponsor and host occupational therapy students and researchers from Belmont University and Vanderbilt University on April 12 to fit and train children to use custom-fit toy cars. The cars are meant to improve the day-to-day lifestyle of children with mobility impairments as part of the Go Baby Go program. Students and researchers from the universities and Permobil employees will modify the battery powered ride-on cars to be custom fit for...

Go Baby Go, mobility, permobil, Permobil Foundation

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