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VMI modifies van for Health Care Hero

August 28, 2020HME News Staff

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - Chrysler and ABC's “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” surprised Massachusetts nurse Florence Njoroge with a brand new 2020 Chrysler Pacifica that was modified for wheelchair access by Vantage Mobility International. The acknowledgement of the donation took place during Kimmel's weekly Health Care Hero segment, which pays tribute to those on the front lines of the COVID-19 crisis. “We at VMI understand how important it is for families to have a safe and reliable vehicle that...

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Contest winners: Wheels UP!, MobilityWorks and VMI

November 1, 2019HME News Staff

Richard Corbett is the winner of the Wheels UP! accessible travel photo contest. Corbett submitted a photo of himself working out at the Original Muscle Beach in Santa Monica, Calif. The contest is sponsored by SPORTS 'N SPOKES Magazine, the Abilities Expo and Cure Medical. Corbett will receive a $1,000 Southwest Airlines E-Gift Card from Cure Medical and be featured on the November issue of SPORTS 'N SPOKES Magazine. Other winners: David Nickelson (second place), pictured off-roading along the rim...

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VMI gets exclusive for Mobility Networks lifts

September 5, 2019Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

PHOENIX, Ariz. - Vantage Mobility International, a manufacturer of wheelchair accessible vehicles, is now the sole provider of Mobility Networks' products sold in the United States, Canada and Mexico. As part of the exclusive distributor agreement, VMI will offer Mobility Networks' products for installation on many of the most popular vehicles for both consumer and commercial applications, including the Dodge Promaster and Ford Transit full-sized vans. “Installing Mobility Networks' products...

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Numotion, VMI integrate approach

July 12, 2019Liz Beaulieu, Editor

BRENTWOOD, Tenn., and PHOENIX - A new partnership between Numotion and Vantage Mobility International aims to remove “pain points” for wheelchair users, the two companies say. As part of the partnership, Numotion and VMI will step up efforts to educate wheelchairs on their options for transportation.“I'm pretty new to the industry and the more I learn about it the more I'm surprised by how low consumer awareness is of the solutions that are available,” said Mark Shaughnessy,...

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In brief: Senate presses CMS on vents, C2C loses protest

July 3, 2019HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - Sens. Bill Cassidy, R-La., and Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, have sent a letter signed by 38 senators to HHS and CMS asking them to drop non-invasive vents from Round 2021 of competitive bidding, according to AAHomecare.The letter highlights the critical role that vents play in supporting patients with severe health issues, including individuals with neuromuscular diseases and terminal respiratory conditions.“Rather than moving forward with an abrupt effort to include all non-invasive...

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VMI, Numotion partner to ensure right fit

July 2, 2019HME News Staff

PHOENIX and BRENTWOOD, Tenn. - Vantage Mobility International and Numotion will collaborate to increase awareness of mobility solutions under a new partnership. “This partnership with Numotion is designed to offer information, raise consumer awareness and create a total solution for our mutual customers from a single, convenient location,” said Mark Shaughnessy, CEO of VMI. “We believe that our customers will greatly benefit from this and ensure that their mobility solutions fit...

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VMI shuttles elite athletes for Warrior Games

June 28, 2019HME News Staff

TAMPA - Vantage Mobility International (VMI) is volunteering drivers and wheelchair accessible vehicles to serve the military community at the Department of Defense's Warrior Games in Tampa, Fla., June 21-30. For 10 days, 16 VMI employees will use seven of the company's minivans to transport dozens of active-duty service members and veteran athletes between their hotels and various competition venues around Tampa, as well as Amalie Arena for the opening and closing ceremonies. An additional two-dozen...

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In brief: RMS buys Med City Mobility, SC holds back on some cuts

June 28, 2019HME News Staff

MINNEAPOLIS - Reliable Medical Supply has made its first acquisition since taking on an outside investor last year: Med City Mobility.Med City, founded in 2000, has locations in Austin, Faribault and Rochester, Minnesota, providing complex rehab technology and HME.“When we decided to launch an aggressive growth plan in late 2018, we targeted companies who share the same patient-centric attitude that has led to RMS's success,” said Debra Kalk, CEO of RMS. “By partnering with Med...

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VMI accepts funding to grow biz

May 17, 2019HME News Staff

PHOENIX - Vantage Mobility International has reached an agreement in principle with its investors and financial lenders to accept a new round of funding designed to strengthen the company's balance sheet and accelerate the growth of its business. As part of the deal, VMI will receive a “meaningful cash infusion” that will be used to invest in growth. “I am delighted to announce this news, which will help VMI realize its vision of improving the customer experience of renting, leasing,...

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VMI bulks up exec team

March 1, 2019HME News Staff

PHOENIX - Vantage Mobility International has added two executives to its team: Jeff Payne as CFO and Todd Navarette as vice president of sales effectiveness. Payne recently served as vice president of finance/CFO for Comtech EF Data, where he worked across department to set new pricing models, finance arrangements and sales compensation plans that pushed top-line improvement by 35% in two years. He will be responsible for leading the finance team at VMI. Navarette has worked in the industry for more...

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