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Sunrise Medical makes two acquisitions

September 8, 2022HME News Staff

FRESNO, Calif. – Sunrise Medical has acquired two European companies, The Helping Hand Company and Now Tech, as part of its strategic growth plans.  "We are very excited to welcome The Helping Hand Company and Now Tech into the Sunrise Medical family,” said Thomas Babacan, president and CEO of Sunrise Medical group. “Continuously improving our global operation excellence and striving for great, breakthrough innovations has always been the center of our strategy. Both acquisitions...

Helping Hand Company, Now Tech, Sunrise Medical


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RGK launched in North America 

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RGK launched in North America 

August 9, 2022HME News Staff

FRESNO, Calif. – RGK, a range of advanced, made-to-measure manual wheelchairs, is now available through Sunrise Medical North America. RGK, which Sunrise Medical acquired in 2015, has more than 30 world champion ambassadors globally. “I don’t compromise my manual mobility, why would I expect others to?” said Josh Anderson, vice president of business development and a RGK rider. “Good is not good enough. We are committed to making a better product than we are obligated...

Manual wheelchair, RGK, Sunrise Medical


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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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Sunrise Medical’s Quickie Nitrum recognized

June 9, 2022HME News Staff

FRESNO, Calif. – Sunrise Medical has received a Red Dot Award for Product Design for its Quickie Nitrum ultralight manual wheelchair. The international awards recognize products with outstanding design. “We are thrilled that Nitrum has been recognized by Red Dot for its superior design,” said Thomas Babacan, Sunrise Medical’s group CEO. “The team worked relentlessly to engineer an ultra lightweight wheelchair that provides a smooth ride for users of wheelchairs.”...

Quickie Nitrum, Red Dot Award, Sunrise Medical


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Sunrise's Presperin Pedersen on importance of service models, early education and clinical evidence 

April 2, 2022Liz Beaulieu, Editor

FRESNO, Calif. – Jessica Presperin Pedersen says her new position as director of clinical education for North America at Sunrise Medical allows her to “pull together everything I’ve done” in more than 40 years of practice in the complex rehabilitation industry.  Presperin Pedersen’s long resume includes working in all sectors of the seating and mobility industry; serving as a research assistant, assistant professor and master clinician at the Shirley Ryan Ability...

Complex Rehab, Jessica Pedersen, Sunrise Medical


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In brief: Inogen revenues, UnitedHealth merger, Heartland registration

February 25, 2022HME News Staff

GOLETA, Calif. – Inogen reported revenue of $76.4 million for the fourth quarter of 2021, an increase of 3.3% over the same period in 2020, driven by a 23.3% in domestic direct-to-consumer sales to $33 million.  Domestic business-to-business sales in the fourth quarter of 2021 decreased 57.6% to $10.3 million compared to $24.2 million in the fourth quarter of 2020, primarily due to the supply chain constraints that limited product availability in this channel.  Rental revenue...

AZ Mediquip, Inogen, Insulet, Sunrise Medical, UnitedHealth, VGM Heartland


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Braze Mobility, Sunrise Medical partner 

February 21, 2022HME News Staff

TORONTO – Braze Mobility’s blind spot sensor technology is now available on Sunrise Medical’s Quickie line of power wheelchairs in Canada as a result of a new partnership between the two companies. “Sunrise Medical Canada is very proud to be partnering with Braze Mobility,” said Mike Longo, senior director, commercial operations. “This partnership will give us first-to-market OEM access to their innovative, blind spot sensor technology on our line of Quickie power...

Braze Mobility, Power wheelchairs, smart wheelchairs, Sunrise Medical


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Sunrise Medical taps Pedersen to lead education 

February 15, 2022HME News Staff

FRESNO, Calif. – Sunrise Medical has appointed Jessica Presperin Pedersen, who has more than 40 years of clinical practice as an occupational therapist, as director of clinical education for North America. Pedersen has worked in all sectors of the wheelchair and seating industry as a master clinician, supplier, manufacturing consultant, design representative and educator. “The further development of our clinical education team is a critical part in our success and Jessica brings an unparalleled...

Complex Rehab, Jessica Pedersen, seating, Sunrise Medical, wheelchair


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In brief: Hangover clinics, SMRC audits, PHE extension

January 21, 2022HME News Staff

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The National Home Infusion Association and several allied organizations have asked the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and state regulatory agencies to investigate unregulated, direct access infusion businesses that provide individuals with intravenous solutions absent the recommendation of a licensed prescriber.   These businesses, they say, treat hangovers, exercise recovery and elevation sickness, which can usually be resolved with oral medications or through...

Aeroflow Urology, Dynarex, LUCI, Masimo, NHIA, Owens & Minor, Sunrise Medical


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Sunrise taps Jim Black to grow manual business

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Sunrise taps Jim Black to grow manual business

January 18, 2022HME News Staff

FRESNO, Calif. – Sunrise Medical has appointed Jim Black, a three-time Paralympic athlete, as the business development manager for North America for its RGK brand of sport and made-to-measure manual wheelchairs. Black has more than 30 years of experience in sales, product management and marketing in complex rehab technology. “Bringing innovative solutions to the market and to the people who use our products is part of Sunrise’s and Jim’s DNA,” said Larry Jackson, president...

Jim Black, Manual Wheelchairs, RGK, Sunrise Medical


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