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Mobility

Merlexi wheelchairs stand the test of water

July 25, 2016Jeff Rowe

Not so long ago, it might have seemed odd to suggest that a wheelchair user should cool off in the pool on a hot day without first transferring to a lift.But that was before the Craft Liberty 1, made by Merlexi Craft was on the market.HME News caught up recently with Jane Hermes, Merlexi's founder and designer, to get some background on the product and hear how the market has responded.HME News: How did you come to develop this product?Jane Hermes: Our initial interest was in having a really good,...

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Providers

Medical Necessities makes big splash with new location

July 25, 2016John Andrews

When visiting an HME provider, most people don't think to bring along swim trunks. But at Medical Necessities and Services, everyone is invited to take a dip in the pool.Indeed, when the Columbia, Tenn.-based HME provider sought a new location for its corporate office last year, an unusual opportunity arose in the form of a 50,000 sq. ft. YMCA building that had recently closed, said President David Baxter. While at first glance a facility with a gym and two swimming pools doesn't seem suitable...

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