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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...

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Larry Jackson brings 'market attention' to Sunrise Medical

September 11, 2020Liz Beaulieu, Editor

FRESNO, Calif. - Larry Jackson has become a household name in the complex rehab market and, as the new president of Sunrise Medical North America, one of his goals is to elevate the company to that same status. “They have a very good complement of products,” said Jackson, who worked for 26 years as part of the executive team at Permobil. “They just haven't been able to get that market attention. I hope to be able to bring that.” Here's what Jackson, who is also a member of...

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Sunrise buys James Leckey Design

August 20, 2020HME News Staff

FRESNO, Calif. - Sunrise Medical has acquired two pediatric mobility brands, Leckey and Firefly.Sunrise Medical's acquisition of James Leckey Design, along with its subsidiaries Firefly Friends and Vidal Global, extends the company's pediatric product offering and provides a complementary fit with its existing offering in that market, it says.“The pediatric sector is strategically important for us as we continue to improve people's lives,” said Thomas Babacan, president and CEO. “Children...

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In brief: Woman of the Year, brace fraud, AdaptHealth offering

July 17, 2020HME News Staff

WATERLOO, Iowa - VGM has begun accepting nominations for the 2020 HME Woman of the Year.Now in its fifth year, the award recognizes one woman in the industry who has made increasingly significant contributions throughout her career to her company, community and the HME industry.“The HME Woman of the Year award provides recognition and visibility for exceptional leaders in our industry,” said Clint Geffert, president of VGM & Associates. “Whether through advocacy work, sharing expertise...

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Sunrise taps former Permobil exec as president

July 17, 2020HME News Staff

FRESNO, Calif. - Sunrise Medical has named Larry Jackson president of Sunrise Medical North America. Jackson, who will also become a member of the company's Global Senior Leadership Team, reports to Thomas Babacan, president and CEO of Sunrise Medical Group. “Larry bings significant strategic and operational expertise,” said Babacan. “He is the ideal candidate to lead our North American business going forward and bring our successful growth to the next level.” Prior to joining...

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Sunrise launches group website

July 8, 2020HME News Staff

FRESNO, Calif. - Sunrise Medical has launched a new group website, www.sunrisemedical-group.com, to provide a “digital window” into the company's presence globally. Sunrise Medical has more than 2,200 associates working in 18 countries, and distributes products in more than 130 countries. “Here we will communicate our company's story and global reach, while highlighting our company's passion, values, innovation and our mission to Improve People's Lives,” Sunrise Medical stated....

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Short takes: 3B Medical, Amoena, Sunrise Medical

May 29, 2020HME News Staff

3B Medical has completed independent lab testing of the use of its Lumin device to decontaminate an N95 respirator. 3B is in the process of obtaining approval from the Food and Drug Administration so that the device can be used to sanitize PPEÖAmoena's Adapt Air line of breast prostheses has been awarded a Red Dot Award for product design. The Adapt Air can be individually adapted to the chest wall and the natural silhouette of the user, shortening the fitting process in mastectomy supply stores....

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Sunrise Medical provides access to worldwide educators

April 10, 2020HME News Staff

FRESNO, Calif. - Sunrise Medical is launching a new live webinar series from a team of worldwide clinical educators through its Education in Motion Resource. A series of six live free webinars will launch on April 15, one a week for six weeks. “These engaging, live webinars will be infused with relatable real-life examples from the educators, paired with the knowledge that comes with years of clinical experience,” the company said. “Participants will also have the opportunity to...

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Sunrise Medical supports Team Gleason

March 10, 2020HME News Staff

FRESNO, Calif. - Sunrise Medical has committed to donating seat elevators to clients living with ALS that have submitted applications to and have been approved by the Team Gleason Foundation. “Our work would not be possible without the support of our partners,” said Blair Casey, assistant executive director of Team Gleason. “This collaboration will allow our team to continue meeting the extraordinary needs of the ALS community by providing products that enhance greater independence...

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Sunrise Medical acquires Oracing

February 28, 2020HME News Staff

FRESNO, Calif. - Sunrise Medical has acquired Oracing, a Spanish manufacturer of sports, made-to-measure wheelchairs and E-Mobility power products sold primarily in Europe. “Sports and E-Mobility are exciting yet still very fragmented market spaces with great growth potential,” said Thomas Babacan, group CEO at Sunrise. “Oracing complements and strengthens our portfolio. They have achieved impressive growth with their expertise and passion.” Babacan said the two companies...

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