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Q&A: Tara Kersten: Show, don't tell, payers

September 1, 2021Liz Beaulieu, Editor

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – Tara Kersten, M.D., has seen firsthand the medical complications that can result from patients being denied or delayed access to complex rehab technology. Here’s what Kersten, Numotion’s new chief medical officer, had to say about how that motivates her to disrupt the current system.  HME News: How did you become a specialist in seating and mobility?  Tara Kersten: I was drawn to the specialty because of the focus on improving function and quality...

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Lisa Stein

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Numotion embraces retail

July 22, 2021Liz Beaulieu, Editor

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – Numotion’s acquisition of SpinLife is a big play by the company for the retail market for DME like wheelchairs and lift chairs, and longer term, a building block for it to serve as more of a one-stop shop for aging-in-place needs.  Numotion has been selling some products like lifts and ramps for cash through its home access division, but SpinLife takes those efforts to another level by creating a specific retail division at the company, says CEO Mike Swinford.  “As...

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Numotion earns honor for inclusion

July 13, 2021HME News Staff

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. - Numotion has been named a "Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion" after earning a score of 100 on the 2021 Disability Equality Index (DEI). DEI, a joint initiative of the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) and Disability:IN, is a disability inclusion assessment tool that allows businesses to self-report their disability practices and policies. “Disability awareness is a core part of Numotion’s values and culture of inclusion,” said Mike...

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In brief: Rotech files IPO, Numotion buys SpinLife, NC goes with rate floor

July 9, 2021HME News Staff

ORLANDO, Fla. – Rotech Healthcare Holdings has filed for an initial public offering of up to $100 million and plans to list on the Nasdaq under the symbol ROTK.  The company had $534 million in sales for the 12 months ended March 31, 2021.  Rotech Healthcare offers a comprehensive range of home medical equipment and products and services across five core business lines: oxygen, ventilators, sleep therapy, wound care and DME. The company's payer mix includes commercial insurers,...

IPO, Managed Care Organizations, Numotion, Rotech, spinlife


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Mike Swinford

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Numotion buys online retailer

July 6, 2021HME News Staff

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – Numotion has acquired SpinLife.com, a Columbus, Ohio-based online retailer of durable medical equipment, including scooters, lifts, and power and manual wheelchairs.  Together, the two companies will “drive speed to market with new products, creative ideas and innovation” that better meet customer needs, says Lisa Stein, founder and CEO of SpinLife.  “With our combined scale and resources, we will do things that have never been done before...

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Control Bionics partners with Numotion

April 26, 2021HME News Staff

NEW SOUTH WALES, Australia – Control Bionics, a global assistive technology company specializing in speech-generating devices, has partnered with Numotion to increase access to its Trilogy product line of customized augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) solutions. “Control Bionics is passionate about helping clients find their ‘voice’ and regain control of their lives,” said Neale Java, CFO of Control Bionics. “We’re excited to be partnering...

Assistive Technology, Complex Rehab, Control Bionics, Numotion, speech-generating devices


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In brief: AdaptHealth CEO, sequestration relief, HCD funding

April 16, 2021HME News Staff

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa. – Luke McGee has been placed on unpaid leave from his roles as co-CEO and director of AdaptHealth after authorities in Denmark formally charged him with alleged tax fraud.  The alleged fraud stems from personal activity that occurred between March 2014 and August 2015, and has no connection to AdaptHealth’s business, according to a statement from the company’s board of directors.  “The board of directors of AdaptHealth takes...

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Numotion adds to ‘family’

April 13, 2021HME News Staff

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – Numotion has added three employees – two of them ATPs – in the southern Missouri area. The new staff have a combined 28 years of experience in the complex rehab technology industry, the company says. “We are proud to welcome this group of experienced CRT professionals to the Numotion family,” said James Hartman, executive vice president, West Division. “These additions to the team will allow us to serve more customers in southern...

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In brief: Telemedicine and sleep, Medtrade West registration, Heartland lineup

April 8, 2021HME News Staff

DARIEN, Ill. – Sleep medicine has proven to be a specialty that can offer complete and quality care remotely, the American Academy of Sleep Medicine says in a recently published position paper. While the technology to remotely connect doctor and patient has been in place for years, its use was limited until the pandemic, when CMS lifted restrictions on telehealth reimbursement and private companies followed suit. “Delivering care during the pandemic has proven to providers and insurers...

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Numotion debuts in NH

April 6, 2021HME News Staff

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – Numotion has opened its first physical location in New Hampshire.  The location in Manchester, at 100 Cahill Ave., Suite D, will be staffed by three assistive technology professionals, as well as additional service and support teams.  “We are thrilled to open our first location in New Hampshire,” said Gary Gilberti, executive vice president, East Division. “Numotion remains committed to expanding our physical presence in the...

Complex Rehab, M&A, Numotion


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