Beds & Support Surfaces


CPSC Warns Consumers: Stop Using Bed Rails from 2 Makers

Agency warns consumers not to use specific adult portable bed rail models manufactured during specific years by Mobility Transfer Systems and Metal Tubing USA.

Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare Unveils Lightweight Bariatric Homecare Beds

Aiming to be easier to transport, the new beds feature a frame that provides the same durability but is up to 100 lb. lighter than current bariatric beds

Drive DeVilbiss Unveils Delta Pro Homecare Bed

The Delta Pro Homecare Bed features a universal bed frame that works with interchangeable components and motor options to create six unique bed configurations.

Proactive Makes the Inc. 5000 List Again

For the second time in a row, the multi-line DME manufacturer makes the list of the nation’s fastest-growing companies.

Invacare Founder Mixon Passes Away

A shrewd business leader and HME pioneer, ‘Mal’ Mixon’s life was marked by tireless industry advocacy efforts and dedication to the ideal of ‘making life’s experiences possible.’

Winning

Products & Technology

Winning Solutions

This year’s winners of our New Product Award offer up solutions that are the perfect fit for today’s HME business environment. Now in its seventh year, our provider-judged competition had 22 winners that are worth checking out.

CMS to Resume Medicare Audits, Prior Authorization on Aug. 3

Postponed since March 30, TRP, SMRC and RAC audits will restart next month, as will prior authorization for PMDs and support surfaces.

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Invacare Intros New European Products in U.S.

The company will offer newly designed bath and bed equipment to providers and users in the United States.



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Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare Announces New CEO

Dental equipment manufacturing executive Robert Size will take helm of multi-line HME maker as Bob Gilligan steps down from his CEO role.

Video

Focusing on Selection, Quality and Choice

A video chat with Proactive Medical Products CEO Brian Goldstein about his company's mission to help providers stand out to patients and referral partners.

Julie Beck Joins Invacare Board of Directors

Financial executive with 30 years’ experience will service on the HME manufacturer’s Audit Committee and Nominating and Governance Committee.

CMS Slates Prior Authorization Call

July 11 conference call will address the prior authorization process for pressure reducing support surfaces.

GF Health Products Acquires Intensa, Inc.

Purchase of Medical and laboratory Furniture maker includes addition of 40,000 square-foot manufacturing facility.

Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare Names Bob Gilligan as CEO

Thirty-year manufacturing veteran takes Chief Executive spot, Diamond assumes the role of Vice Chairman.

the best products

Products & Technology

HMEB New Product Award 2017: Simply the Best

The winners of the 2017 HME Business New Product of the Year Awards embody the qualities that truly can make a difference in patients' lives and providers’ businesses. Here's your chance to learn more about them.

HMEB New Product of the Year Awards Announced

Fourth year of products sees 11 winning products from various categories selected by a panel provider of provider judges.

New Product of the Year Entry Deadline Extended

HMEB will keep entry period for its annual New Product of the Year competition open until Sept. 15.

Invacare Makes Headway on Consent Decree

Manufacturer completes final two steps needed to allow FDA to inspect facilities; length of inspection process or ensuing work remains unknown.

Problem Solvers

Sustained Support Surface Success

Support surface providers without Medicare contracts can build a sustainable business by developing strong relationships with vendors and customers.

Drive DeVilbiss Acquires Sidhil Group

Buy adds leading U.K. manufacturer of hospital and home healthcare beds to Drive stable.

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