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In brief: Brooks-LaSure confirmed, SuperCare contract renewed, telehealth monitoring warranted

May 28, 2021HME News Staff

WASHINGTON -- The Senate on Tuesday confirmed Chiquita Brooks-LaSure to head CMS. Brooks-LaSure served in the Obama Administration, where she helped guide the Affordable Care Act through passage and implementation. She also worked as a Democratic staffer for the Ways and Means Committee in the House of Representatives. “AAHomecare congratulates Chiquita Brooks-LaSure on her confirmation as CMS Administrator,” said the association. “Her experience in roles at CMS, HHS and on...

Chiquita Brooks-LaSure, Fisher & Paykel Healthcare, NSM, Quantum Rehab, Quipt Home Medical, SuperCare, Viemed


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Quantum Rehab donates chair with ‘wings’

May 27, 2021HME News Staff

CHESTERFIELD, Mo. – Quantum Rehab recently donated a Stretto power wheelchair to Austyn Martin as part of his wish from the Make-A-Wish Missouri & Kansas chapter. Martin, 17, of Tunas, Mo., was born with spinal muscular atrophy. Because of his love of sports cars, the power wheelchair was presented at Holman Motorcars St. Louis, an Aston Martin dealership, where Martin was able to see the luxury cars up close. An additional surprise for Martin was a set of authentic...

Aston Martin, Make-A-Wish, Quantum Rehab


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New app combines Pride, Quantum content

April 5, 2021HME News Staff

EXETER, Pa. – Pride Mobility and Quantum Rehab have launched PQ-365, a new one-stop app for providers and clinicians. The free, easy to use app helps busy professionals stay up to date with the latest information from Pride and Quantum, and access content from the companies in one quick and convenient place. “We are excited to add Pride content into our Quantum Clinician app to create the new PQ-365 app,” said Kate Pencek, senior director of IT & enterprise architecture....

mobile app, Pride Mobility Products, Quantum Rehab


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Business Development

Complex rehab products keep getting smarter

March 1, 2021John Andrews

Complex rehabilitation has a reputation for being a tech-savvy market, with advancements improving power chair stability, durability, performance and appearance over the decades.  To be sure, technological growth has expanded beyond device components to include “smart” systems designed to help users achieve fuller, more independent lives, said Jay Brislin, vice president of Exeter, Pa.-based Quantum Rehab. “There have been several component innovations within the industry...

Complex Rehab, National Seating & Mobility, Quantum Rehab, Sunrise Medical


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Business Development

Demand for bariatrics remains strong

February 1, 2021John Andrews

Despite some disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, sales of bariatric products have remained steady during the past year, manufacturers say.  Navigating disruptions  The pandemic has impacted the supply chain for bariatric products in various ways, including limiting access to health care and long-term care facilities, restricting access to products and clinicians.  “COVID-19 has had an impact on all segments of the mobility...

Bariatric Equipment, Golden Technology, Invacare, Quantum Rehab


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People: 3B Medical, Soleo Health, Quantum Rehab

November 12, 2020HME News Staff

3B Medical has named Katherine Royster as vice president of sales and marketing, where she will execute marketing and sales strategy and lead independent sales representatives in the U.S. Royster has more than two decades of experience in the sleep and respiratory industry, including senior marketing manager for oxygen therapy at Philips, where she was a member of the SimplyGo Mini launch team. “We are fortunate to have Katherine join the company's senior leadership team as we continue to successfully...

3B Medical, Quantum Rehab, Soleo Health


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Quantum offers new clinician app

October 1, 2020HME News Staff

DURYEA, Pa. - Quantum Rehab has released Quantum Clinician, a new app that features serial and order number look up, 360-degree product views, basic operating instructions, owner's manuals and more. Password-protected technical videos are also available. “We are excited to release this app as part of our efforts to reach our providers and clinicians in a way that meets today's technological demands and provides a great user experience,” said Kate Pencek, senior director of IT & enterprise...

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Mobility

Madonna Long on COVID-19: 'We're used to being survivors'

April 17, 2020Tracy Orzel

GREENSBURG, Pa. - Because wheelchair users often use their hands or mouths to operate their equipment, keeping safe during the coronavirus pandemic can be a challenge, says Madonna Long, consumer advocate for Quantum Rehab.HME News spoke to Long about a recent Unite4CRT virtual town hall meeting that she co-hosted about what are the best cleaning practices, how the industry can help and why wheelchair users have an advantage over able-bodied people.HME News: What's the best way for wheelchair...

Coronavirus Outbreak, Madonna Long, Quantum Rehab


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Quantum Rehab offers free webinars

April 10, 2020HME News Staff

EXETER, Pa. - Quantum Rehab is offering free live educational webinars for CEU credits through the Pride Learning Institute. Topics include seating and positioning, pediatrics, bariatrics, drive controls, drive-wheel configuration, power seating and more. “The Quantum education team has been hard at work developing our complimentary CEU webinar series,” said Julie Piriano, vice president, clinical education/rehab industry affairs & compliance officer at Quantum Rehab. “Classes are...

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Business Development

Demand growing for heavy-duty products

February 3, 2020John Andrews

Strong demand for heavier-duty home medical products has made the bariatric category one of HME's biggest growth areas over the past decade. And manufacturers in the field say that obesity rates continue to be stubborn within the American population, so the necessity of producing bariatric versions remains vital.Data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in 2017 show trends of public weight gain for people age 20 and older 10% higher over a 17-year period from 1999 to 2016. In 1999,...

Bariatric Equipment, pride mobility, Quantum Rehab


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