Home Access


Harmar Mobility Acquires Pride Mobility’s Lifts and Ramps Division

The acquisition will let Pride focus on its scooter and chair lines while allowing Hamar to bolster its vehicle lifts.

Child Benefits from One More Heartland Giveaway

After June donations of mobility equipment, EZ-ACCESS donates vertical platform lift to girl with SMA.

2018 HME Business Handbook: Home Access

How To Identify And Work With Home Access Partners

Home access can help providers tap into a vast retail market, but as the complexity goes up, a partnership might make sense. How should you approach?

MAMES Home Mods Committee Goes National

HMAC aims to create a unified advocacy and educational platform for home access modification businesses.

HME Handbook: Home Access

How to Approach Home Access for Seniors

Falls pose a significant risk to seniors trying to continue living independently in their homes; how can providers help eliminate the risk of them?

Aging in place

Products & Technology

Rethinking Aging in Place

Aging in place isn’t just home access. It represents a broad array of new service opportunities for the senior market. What are some top product categories that providers can use to jump in?

Aging Homeowners Expanding Home Remodeling Market

Increasing home accessibility needs are helping push growth in the remodeling market.

Harmar Announces New CEO

Steven Dawson comes to accessibility manufacturer with a background in business growth and development.

Greatorex to Lead VGM’s AHIA

As president, Jim Greatorex will lead home access organization, which provides education, certification and networking for providers.

Cape Medical Supply Makes Inc. 5000 — Again

For the seventh time Cape Cod-based regional provider recognized for revenue, market growth.



Ramp Needs

2016 HME Handbook

How to Assess a Client's Ramp Needs

Approaching a ramp install starts with assessing the patient's needs and circumstances, and that assessment must incorporate various elements.

EFA and Medtrade Spring to Co-Locate

Emerald will produce annual HME and aging in place events under the same roof starting in 2017.

EZ-ACCESS Adds Industry Veteran to its Sales Leadership

Cy Corgan will apply his HME, mobility experience to guide sales team for home access company manufacturer.

EZ-ACCESS Unveils Power Door Opener

CONCIERGE opener aims to increase residential accessibility by easing the opening and closing of doors.

HME Business Award Winners

HME Business Award Winners

The Envelope, Please

Last year HME Business launched its New Product of the Year Award program. Now in our second year, we’ve enjoyed even better response. This year’s winners included compelling entries in categories such as mobility, respiratory, retail sales, auto access, home access, diabetic supplies, and business services. Learn more about the products and services that struck a chord with our judges.

Problem Solvers

Getting a Leg up in Platform Lifts

Vertical platform lifts serve key access need for patients, but they are a more complex offering. How can home access providers expand their businesses via VPLs?

Chronic Conditions Increase Seniors’ Fall Risk

Study shows a variety chronic disease states — even those not associated with mobility, or frailty — can lead to falls.

AHIA Gears up to Drop Home Mods App at Medtrade

Home access group’s Live At Home Pro for iPad will help home modification experts plan access upgrades in their clients’ homes.

2015 HME Handbook

How to Provide the Right Ramp to Suit Patient Needs

Picking the right ramp solution for a patient comes down to various factors, such as the patient’s condition, lifestyle, circumstances and funding. When opting for the right ramp solution, what factors should providers keep in mind?

2015 HME Handbook

How to Assess a Home for a Home Access Ramp Installation

installing ramps involves a number of considerations, including the space available to accommodate the ramp, the patient’s mobility condition, the local weather, and even aesthetics. What should providers review when assessing a client’s home for a ramp installation?

Podcast with Sunil Krishnan and Fadi Haddad

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