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In brief: Cost pressures, acquisitions, diversity

May 13, 2022HME News Staff

WATERLOO, Iowa – The cost of delivering home medical equipment continues to rise, according to the results of a new survey from VGM & Associates.  The survey of nearly 100 HME providers in eight regions of the U.S. looked at the increase in cost of goods, employee wages and freight, as well as cost of delivery per mile, PPE and average wages.   “While I suspected the various costs and related factors in securing appropriate HME delivery services would increase –...

Ascensia, Encore Healthcare, Essentially Women, Home Medical Equipment, Kubat HealthCare, MAMES, Numotion, Reliable Medical, Scootaround


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Numotion Foundation makes donation

May 10, 2022HME News Staff

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – The Numotion Foundation has announced emergency relief contributions of $50,000 to two organizations serving those affected by the ongoing aggression in Ukraine. The contribution is primarily intended to assist those living with mobility related disabilities currently facing displacement, economic uncertainty and a lack of access to appropriate mobility equipment and independent living aids. “It is our hope that these contributions will help provide comfort and work...

Complex Rehab, Donation, Numotion, Numotion Foundation, Ukraine


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CUNY, Numotion partner to boost wheelchair basketball program 

April 18, 2022HME News Staff

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – The City University of New York (CUNY) Inclusive and Adaptive Sports Program has landed its first sponsor: Numotion. As part of the sponsorship, CUNY’s program will promote Numotion through various mediums, including digital signage and website ads, as well as through social media and other publications. "Under CEO Mike Swinford's leadership, Numotion has continued to be a leader in the durable medical equipment space, as well as medical supplies,” said...

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In brief: AAH rallies for bid relief, Philips recalls more vents, Belluscura beats forecasts

January 28, 2022HME News Staff

WASHINGTON – AAHomecare is calling on providers to contact their members of Congress to sign on as original co-sponsors for draft legislation from by Rep. Markwayne Mullins, R.-Okla., and Paul Tonko, D-N.Y., that would provide reimbursement relief.  The legislation would apply 90/10 blended reimbursement rates for the 13 product categories that were removed from Round 2021 of Medicare’s competitive bidding program. The rates would apply from Jan. 1, 2022, through Dec. 31, 2023.  “A...

aahomecare, Belluscura, Coloplast, Numotion, Philips, Quipt, Soleo Health


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Numotion to distribute Braze Mobility’s sensors

January 26, 2022HME News Staff

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – Numotion has signed an agreement with Braze Mobility to distribute its blind spot sensors for wheelchairs, which transform any wheelchair into a “smart wheelchair.” The sensors automatically detect obstacles and provide feedback through intuitive lights, sounds and vibrations. “We are thrilled to offer this innovative technology to our ATPs and customers,” said John Pryles, executive vice president of sales, Numotion. “Braze Blind Spot Sensors...

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Complex rehab is ‘beyond challenging’ right now

January 14, 2022Liz Beaulieu, Editor

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Arguably all HME providers have been impacted by supply chain constraints, but complex rehab providers have had additional complexities to contend with, they say.  “The typical complex rehab product that we provide has components from three to five manufacturers,” said Mike Swinford, CEO of Numotion. “It may have a base from one manufacturer and a custom molded seat from a different manufacturer. The number of cases where we’re waiting for...

Complex Rehab, National Seating & Mobility, Numotion, supply chain constraints


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Numotion named preferred provider by Team Gleason

October 19, 2021HME News Staff

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – Numotion has announced a strategic, five-year partnership with Team Gleason to improve access to and development of advanced equipment and technology to serve people and families living with ALS. As part of the partnership, Numotion has been named Team Gleason’s “Preferred CRT Provider.” “We are honored and excited to partner with Team Gleason,” said Mike Swinford, CEO Numotion. “Team Gleason’s impact on ALS awareness and advocacy...

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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...

Complex Rehab, Numotion, Tara Kersten


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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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