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Pride names Roll Models

February 8, 2024HME News Staff

DURYEA, Pa. – Pride Mobility has named its two newest Roll Models: Chris Carrino and Brooke Slick.  Each will receive a three-month paid contract and their choice of a Jazzy Carbon power wheelchair or a Go Go Travel Mobility scooter.  “We are thrilled to welcome Chris and Brooke to the Pride family,” said Stephanie Woodward, brand ambassador coordinator. “This nationwide search has brought us two outstanding individuals who not only embrace the capabilities...

Brooke Slick, Chris Carrino, Pride Mobility, Roll Models

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Restore Mobility features Pride lift chairs 

December 18, 2023HME News Staff

BIDDEFORD, Maine – Restore Mobility, an online family-run business offering a range of mobility products, has announced a strategic partnership with Pride Mobility. Restore Mobility will now feature Pride Mobility’s Power Lift Recliners, as well as the company’s Jazzy Power Chairs and Go-Go Scooters. “Our core mission is simple yet powerful: ensuring utmost customer satisfaction,” a company spokesperson said. “Being a small business grants us the opportunity to...

Mobility, Pride Mobility, Restore Mobility

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Exhibitors look forward to ‘big turnout’

February 27, 2023John Andrews

DALLAS – Moving Medtrade to a central location that not only makes travel easier but also offers recreational opportunities could help boost attendance, exhibitors say.  “Dallas is a great central location with a lot of ‘draw’ for attendees in terms of social and entertaining opportunities, as well as a hub for major airlines to make it easy to get to,” said Katherine Royster, executive vice president of marketing for Sarasota, Fla.-based React Health. “I...

Home Medical Equipment (HME), Medtrade, Pride Mobility, React Health

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Business Development

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 (HME), Pediatric mobility, Pediatrics, Permobil, Pride Mobility, Quantum Rehab, Sunrise Medical

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Pride promotes Distasio

July 13, 2022HME News Staff

DURYEA, Pa. – Pride Mobility has named Jeffrey Distasio to vice president of sales. Distasio served as senior director, Pride Sales, for the past three-and-a-half years, with responsibilities that included directing the inside sales, field sales, technical service and product support teams. “I am humbled and appreciative for the opportunity to lead the Pride team,” Distasio said. “I look forward to continuing to work with our providers and delivering an exceptional experience...

Jeffrey Distasio, Pride Mobility

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Mobility is navigating the ‘new normal’

June 24, 2022John Andrews

The COVID-19 pandemic has greatly illuminated the value of homecare, emphasizing the importance of keeping patients out of congregate care settings, along with the enhanced benefits of HME products and services. As a result, demand for home medical equipment – especially mobility products – has risen considerably over the past two years, manufacturers say.  “As more people are choosing to remain at home rather than in a nursing facility, the demand for many products related...

Golden Technologies, Permobil, Pride Mobility

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Accessories: ‘Our road has not ended’

July 2, 2021HME News Staff

WASHINGTON – It’s not a permanent fix, but stakeholders say it’s a great sign that, about a month after taking the reins, CMS Administrator Chiquita Brooks-LaSure agreed to extend a suspension of scheduled Medicare cuts to accessories for complex rehab manual wheelchairs.  CMS announced on June 23 that it would extend an 18-month pause on applying competitive bidding pricing to these accessories for an additional 90 days, until Oct. 1.  “We have seen some...

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Pride Mobility, 11-year-old work together on donation

July 29, 2020HME News Staff

PLYMOUTH, Pa. - Pride Mobility has donated a Jazzy Air 2 Power Wheelchair to Ann-Marie Kelly. Pride Mobility learned of Kelly's need after being contacted by the mother of 11-year-old Brian Lyons, her neighbor. Lyons had noticed that Kelly's power wheelchair was old and no longer reliable, and he decided to start a GoFundMe fundraiser and hold lemonade stands to raise money for a new wheelchair. Lyons helped Pride Mobility present the new power wheelchair to Kelly on July 20. “It makes me feel...

Donation, Power Wheelchair, Pride Mobility

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Pride launches multi-pronged campaign for power recliners

July 21, 2020HME News Staff

EXETER, Pa. - Pride Mobility has launched a new marketing campaign for its VivaLift! power recliners that includes TV commercials airing in July, August and September. Based on internal intelligence, the company has geotargeted areas in the following states for the commercials: Florida, Illinois, North Carolina, Ohio and Pennsylvania. The campaign also includes digital teaser ads on Facebook and Google, as well as direct mail pieces, in those areas. “When conjuring up the VivaLift! campaign...

Campaign, Commercial, Power recliners, Pride Mobility, VivaLift!

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Pride launches refreshed website

February 20, 2020HME News Staff

EXETER, Pa. - Pride Mobility has redesigned its website, featuring an accessible-friendly widget. Users can increase type and cursor size and highlight links. The site also uses email marketing automation technology and collects data based on the customer's behavior while he or she visits the site. “The redesign is meant to enrich the quality of our consumer's journey and provide a clear understanding of the breadth of our product lines and their benefits,” said Rhonda Perko, vice president...

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