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Numotion Foundation makes donation

May 10, 2022HME News Staff

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – The Numotion Foundation has announced emergency relief contributions of $50,000 to two organizations serving those affected by the ongoing aggression in Ukraine. The contribution is primarily intended to assist those living with mobility related disabilities currently facing displacement, economic uncertainty and a lack of access to appropriate mobility equipment and independent living aids. “It is our hope that these contributions will help provide comfort and work...

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Growing list of companies donate to Ukraine

April 15, 2022Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine – Hospital beds, wound care supplies and mobility aids top the list of medical equipment needed for humanitarian aid in Ukraine, says Chris Brand, president and CEO of Friends of Disabled Adults and Children (FODAC).  The nonprofit recently shipped more than $40,000 worth of donated equipment and supplies to Poland to aid Ukrainian refugees in response to a request from a Rotary International coalition, and it’s in the process of pulling together another shipment...

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GEMCORE donates supplies to Ukraine

April 12, 2022HME News Staff

HUDSON, Ohio – GEMCORE has sent medical supplies to support humanitarian response efforts in Ukraine, including to hospitals in the capitol city, Kyiv. GEMCORE, the parent company of distributor GEMCO Medical, has sent more than 12,000 medical supply items to the country, including supplies for trauma care, through a partnership with Integra Partners and WCH Service Bureau. “We are deeply saddened by the escalating humanitarian crisis that has been evolving in Ukraine,” said Matthew...

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RedDress ships wound care systems to Ukraine

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RedDress ships wound care systems to Ukraine

March 28, 2022HME News Staff

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – RedDress began shipments of 400 of its ActiGraft systems to multiple hospitals in Ukraine the week of March 21. In addition to donating the FDA-cleared blood clotting wound care systems, the company is coordinating with its partner medical specialists from GraftIn and SlavaMed to help with delivery into Ukraine, and with another partner, Dr. Arkadiy Savchenko of Danylo Halytsky Lviv National Medical University, to teach nurses, doctors and aid workers in the country on...

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FODAC sends supplies in Ukraine aid

March 25, 2022HME News Staff

ATLANTA – Friends of Disabled Children and Adults has shipped more than $40,000 worth of mobility equipment, bandages and cots to Poland to aid Ukrainian refugees. The urgent assistance was requested from a Rotary International coalition to support the Lviv military hospital in Ukraine. The UPS Foundation is assisting with the shipment of the supplies to a collection point in Poland. Donations of equipment, resources and volunteer time were provided in conjunction with Rotary District 6900,...

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Owens & Minor donates supplies to Ukraine 

March 21, 2022HME News Staff

RICHMOND, Va. – Owens & Minor has donated $500,000 worth of medical-grade personal protective equipment, including exam gloves, masks and isolation gowns, to support humanitarian relief efforts in Ukraine. The company’s staff coordinated across multiple distribution centers, including Chicago, Pittsburgh and Philadelphia, to fast-track packaging and shipping, making it possible to expedite the transfer of more than 30 pallets of PPE – the equivalent of two full truckloads –...

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In brief: Provider sues Philips, AZ MediQuip supports Ukraine, VGM launches tracker

March 18, 2022HME News Staff

PHILADELPHIA – Baird Respiratory Therapy has filed a lawsuit against Philips, claiming it and other DME suppliers are owed refunds for recalled respiratory devices containing PE-PUR sound abatement foam, according to Law360.   The complaint, filed March 9 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, seeks class action status on behalf of all similarly affected suppliers, arguing that Philips breached its warranty and misrepresented the risk related to the foam...

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AZ MediQuip to support Ukraine efforts

March 16, 2022HME News Staff

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – AZ MediQuip of Arizona has partnered with Project C.U.R.E. to support humanitarian efforts in Ukraine.  AZ MediQuip has selected a range of wound care products that customers may purchase at any AZ MediQuip location and donate to the people of Ukraine. The company will match this donation dollar for dollar.   “Many of us see the events in Ukraine and are not sure of how we can help,” said Mark Nicotera, founder of AZ MediQuip. “This is a...

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Philips steps up to address Ukraine humanitarian crisis

March 3, 2022HME News Staff

AMSTERDAM – Royal Philips and the Philips Foundation are providing support, including hospital relief, financial support and supplies, for displaced Ukrainian citizens to help address the unfolding humanitarian crisis. “We strongly condemn the war in Ukraine and are deeply concerned and saddened by the devastating impact it is having on the country’s people,” said Frans van Houten, CEO of Royal Philips. “We are working hard to help those impacted by this crisis, including...

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