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Q&A: Dan Meuser, the listener

December 7, 2018Liz Beaulieu, Editor

WASHINGTON - Dan Meuser, a familiar name in HME circles, won his bid to represent Pennsylvania's 9th congressional district in November, the next step in his commitment to “improving people's lives,” he says.In his past role as president of Pride USA, Meuser helped to get mobility equipment into the hands of people with disabilities and senior citizens. As a new congressman, he aims to address the frustration with the current “decision-making process and lack thereof” in Congress...

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Pride exits lift, ramp biz

December 4, 2018HME News Staff

EXETER, Pa. - Pride Mobility Products has sold its lifts and ramps division to Harmar Mobility.The move allows Pride to focus on its efforts developing consumer-driven mobility products for its scooter, power chair and lift chair product lines.“We are pleased that Harmar has acquired our lifts and ramps division,” said Scott Meuser, chairman and CEO. “Our business is about consumers, and this change allows us to give consumers more of what they desire in our mobility products. We...

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People news: Sullivan, Distasio, Lowman, Turner, Gill, Stone

November 29, 2018HME News Staff

Connie Sullivan has been named president and CEO of the National Home Infusion Association. Sullivan most recently served as vice president of research and innovation at NHIAÖJeffrey Distasio has been named senior director of Pride Sales. Distasio has more than 20 years of sales experience and previously held positions at Gillette, Duracell, Aramark and Bausch & LombÖDarren Lowman has been named chief supply chain officer at National Seating & Mobility. Previously, he worked as director of strategic...

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Quantum, Pride offer CEUs at Medtrade

July 3, 2018HME News Staff

ATLANTA - Quantum Rehab and Pride Mobility Products will offer CEUs for two classes at Medtrade: “The Case for Wheels: Selecting the Clinically Appropriate Base,” and “Clinically Speaking—Evaluation and Documentation for Power Seating Options.” Each class offers 0.20 CEUs at no charge. The classes will be lead by Julie Piriano, PT, ATP/SMS, vice president of clinical education, industry affairs and compliance officer for Quantum Rehab and Pride Mobility Products, and...

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Pride appoints new VP of sales

January 15, 2015HME News Staff

EXETER, Pa. - Pride Mobility has named Randy Walsh vice president of Jazzy and Retail Mobility Sales. An industry veteran, Walsh has a decade of experience in the retail mobility industry. With Walsh at the helm, Andrew Pyrih, senior vice president of Quantum domestic sales, will focus his attentions on the complex rehab market. “We think this change will help make us a better company,” said Scott Meuser,chairman and CEO of Pride Mobility, in a release. “Andrew is focused...

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People news: Richey, Schreiber, Emmett

November 19, 2014HME News Staff

Joseph B. Richey, II, Invacare technologies division president and senior vice president of electronic and design engineering, is retiring Nov. 30. During his 35 years with the company, Richey helped develop the Invacare HomeFill Oxygen System, gearless brush motors and digital controls for power wheelchairsÖJim Schreiber is the new vice president of marketing at Pride Mobility Products. Schreiber previously worked for Sanofi Pasteur, a global vaccine manufacturer, where he developed integrated...

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Obesity drives bariatric market

September 30, 2009John Andrews

As has been the case for several years now, America's obesity epidemic continues to warrant the manufacturing of thicker, stronger, heavy-duty medical equipment. This means there is more opportunity than ever for HME providers who want to pursue this specialty market. Statistics provided by Exeter, Pa.-based Pride Mobility illustrate the extent of the obesity problem: More than one-third of U.S. adults are classified as clinically obese (more than 72 million people) and obesity in adults has reportedly...

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