Mobility


Permobil Acquires ROHO

Wheelchair maker rounds out set of solutions with addition of support surface and positioning company.

CRT Separate Benefit Bill Unveiled in House

Reps. Crowley and Sensenbrenner introduce H.R. 1516 into the lower chamber; bill would remove CRT items from capped rental.

Wis. Provider Offers New Walker

Knueppel Healthcare Services introduces the Motivo Tour to its patients.

Editor's Note

This Editor's Note's for You

It's time to take a moment and give credit where credit is due: the work that home medical equipment providers do is truly life affirming, and often life lengthening — and it certainly made a marvelous difference for my family.

Convaid, Fighting for Families Partner to Help Girl

Wheelchair maker and nonprofit group work to give a new wheelchair to a four-year-old girl with cerebral palsy.

Sunrise Retail Program Picks up Pace

California mobility provider joins ranks of Breezy Elegance Premium Retailer effort.

Infographic Conveys the Value of Wheelchairs

Image created by KD Smart Chair combines a range of compelling facts and figures.

Drive Medical Acquires Specialised Orthotic Services

But expands DME company’s presence in specialized mobility seating market.



Monaghan Takes Helm at Invacare

Medical, aerospace exec fills vacancy left after DME giant's president and CEO Blouch retired in July and longtime chairman Mixon retired at end of 2014.

Pride Appoints Industry Vet as VP Jazzy & Retail Mobility Sales

Randy Walsh to use lift chair, scooter, Group-2 expertise to help providers expand their retail efforts.

Observation Deck

The Changing Nature of 'Seniors'

Baby boomers are redefining what it is to be a senior. This means that HME providers and manufacturers alike must learn how to reach this important demographic.

Mixon Retires from Invacare Corp.

Founder of DME manufacturing giant stepping down from role as executive chairman of the company’s board of directors.

Pride Names New CFO

Patone brings 20-plus years’ experience to power mobility manufacturer’s accounting and financial management.

New Product Award Winners

HME Business Award Winners

And the Winners Are...

HME Business decided to launch its first annual New Product Award competition this year to recognize new products and services that either make a difference in patients’ lives, or that help providers run more efficient, stable and profitable businesses. Here's a look at the winning entries for our brand new contest.

Emmett Joins Golden as VP of Ops

Operations management and engineering veteran working to improve, increase manufacturing.

CMS Expands for PMD Prior Auth. Demo

Prior authorization project for scooters and most power wheelchairs expanded to a total of 19 states.

Pride Hires New Marketing VP

Jim Schreiber comes aboard as mobility maker gears up for various new releases.

NSM Acquires Hudson Seating & Mobility

Purchase adds nine new branch offices and nearly 200 employees.

Power Mobility Industry

Business Solutions

Power Mobility Finding Its Identity

Is the power mobility market suffering from an identity crisis? While power mobility has experienced significant reimbursement setbacks, it's also seeing some positive demographic developments. A growing population of aging seniors has fueled market growth, and now mobility providers must evolve to meet those patients’ needs. The business might change, but the revenue potential remains.

Business Solutions

Power Mobility Tips to Help Protect and Build Your Business

10 Retail Best Practices for HME Providers

Enact a plan that gets customers through your store to buy products that meet their particular needs.

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