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Funding, care coordination key for kids

August 2, 2022John Andrews

Pediatrics can be viewed as a complex puzzle consisting of disparate pieces that must fit together to furnish the comprehensive care each patient needs. HME providers serving this market are tasked with finding the funding, care coordination, clinical resources and medical equipment designed for growing bodies.  It’s a major challenge that brings major rewards, says Amy Morgan, principal product manager at Lebanon, Tenn.-based Permobil.  “The reality of serving as a CRT...

Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare, Home Medical Equipment, Pediatric mobility, Pediatrics, Permobil, Pride Mobility, Quantum Rehab, Sunrise Medical


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NRRTS puts ‘FOCUS’ on pediatrics

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NRRTS puts ‘FOCUS’ on pediatrics

June 24, 2022Tracy Orzel

LUBBOCK, Texas – When it comes to young children and toddlers with mobility limitations, it’s never too early or too late to start using power, says Lisa Kenyon, PT, DPT, PhD, PCS, a contributing author to NRRTS’s newest publication, “FOCUS: Pediatric Power & Early Intervention.”  Pediatrics has been an area where power has been underutilized, but clinicians like Kenyon are making the case that it can play an important role in their development and independence.  “A...

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Q&A: Hayley Arlt: A parent’s perspective on pediatric power mobility

June 24, 2022Tracy Orzel

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - Hayley Arlt’s daughter was 10 and a half months old when she saw a posting about using power mobility devices for toddlers with mobility limitations. The clinical trial provided her daughter, who has spastic hemiplegic cerebral palsy, with a modified, ride-on toy car and Permobil’s Explorer Mini, to use.  Here’s what Arlt had to say about her family’s experience and what other parents should know.  HME News: Did you have any concerns about...

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Also Noted

Convaid to support fun run

February 21, 2018HME News Staff

TORRANCE, Calif. - Convaid | R82 will support the 5K Oso Fit Run for Fun and Community Health Fair, sponsored by the Children's Cerebral Palsy Movement, on March 3 in Mission Viejo, Calif. The event brings children living with CP together to participate in special track events, with shorter courses for participants who use braces, crutches, walkers or wheelchairs. Convaid | R82 running buddies will be on hand to assist. “In the case of CCPM, we recognize advancement has been made in different...

Convaid | R82, Pediatric mobility


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It's official: Inspired by Drive launches

February 2, 2017HME News Staff

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y. - Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare today announced the official launch of Inspired by Drive, a brand dedicated to manufacturing positioning and mobility products for the pediatric market. “Making a difference for families of children with special needs matters to us,” said Matt Lawrence, vice president and general manager of Inspired by Drive. “The grace, love and determination of special needs families gave birth to our company name and motivates the current and...

Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare, Inspired by Drive, Pediatric mobility


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Convaid repositions for growth

December 22, 2015Liz Beaulieu, Editor

TORRANCE, Calif. - Convaid has sped up plans to expand its product portfolio and its presence overseas by selling to Kista, Sweden-based Etac AB.Convaid is best known for its adaptive wheelchairs and strollers for the pediatric market here in the U.S.“We've been developing and looking at additional product groups,” said Chris Braun, president of Convaid. “Now we have a full range of products. We cover the gamut of what a child with disabilities will need.”Etac offers a range...

Chris Braun, Convaid, Etac, Pediatric mobility


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