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Your Action Plan for the Dec. 20 HME Advocacy Push

Providers have until Dec. 20 to gain co-sponsors for industry legislation that could get attached to a year-end spending bill. What do they need to do?

Podcast

HME Retail Pro-Tips — from a Retail Pro

In the latest HME Business Podcast episode, Retail-only mobility and HME provider Wayne Slavitt of Mobül: The Mobility Store shares some strategic insights into how providers can become cash sales success stories.

Providers Urged to Advocate for HME Bills

A pending government funding bill offers opportunity to include language from four pieces of industry legislation. AAHomecare’s Tom Ryan says a provider push for co-sponsors before Dec. 20 is “critical.”

Sunrise Medical Launches Tilt and Recline Seating System

The JAY Syncra system includes specially engineered cushions and back shells for patients to minimize movement while reclining.

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Quantum Rehab’s iLevel System Notches 30,000 Users

Quantum is expanding use of its seat elevation system among as well as its efforts to receive Medicare coverage for the capability.

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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.

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SPORTS N’SPOKES Names Winners of 2019 Wheels UP! Accessible Travel Photo Contest

The magazine received hundreds of submissions showing people with disabilities traveling the world and showing off their athletic skill.

Florida Man Named Winner of Vehicle Accessibility Package in MobilityWorks, VMI Sweepstakes

Mike Fritz won $12,000 to put toward a conversion package for his Dodge Grand Caravan.



Medtrade 2019 Sees Revitalized Expo

New booths, new exhibitors, returning brands and increased foot traffic help increase the energy on the exhibit hall floor.

HME, CRT Professional Services Firm ATLAS- RPM Adds New Coach

As a veteran mobility provider, Maxine Paul, ATP, brings a unique blend of skills, expertise and experience to professional services company serving the CRT and HME markets.

NSM Announces Upcoming Ownership Change

National CRT provider's current owner, Court Square Capital Partners, has sold NSM to international private equity firm Cinven.

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Quantum Rehab Partners with Reeve Foundation to Create Educational Content

The collaboration will produce content focused on how mobility products can improve quality of life for end users.

HME Business Names New Product Award Winners

Fourteen winners won across categories ranging from Business Services to Women's Health in the sixth year of the competition. See which products and services won!

BraunAbility Announces New Commitment to Hiring People With Disabilities

The company also opened its new accessible headquarters in Carmel, Ind. this month.

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Products & Technology

Medtrade's Atlanta Product Roundup

This year’s edition of the annual conference and expo will round up a veritable cattle drive of products and services for HME providers. So we lassoed up some compelling items that will be on display to give you a sneak peek.

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.

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Business Solutions

7 Habits of Highly Effective Retail Mobility Providers

Retail sales continue to play an increasingly important role in the realm of standard power mobility. Some providers have decided to eschew the funded mobilty entirely and have opted to go 100 percent retail. HMEB talks to two retail-only mobility providers to pick up some of the lessons they’ve learned on the path to success.

WHILL Merges With Scootaround

Personal Electric Vehicle maker and personal transportation company look at establishing a global Mobility-as-a-Service business.

Providers Testify at SBA Regulatory Fairness Hearing

Representatives of HME, CRT and women’s health businesses discuss small business impact of policies governing wheelchair accessories, custom breast prostheses, and Medicaid managed care.

Wheels UP! Accessible Travel Photo Contest Open Until Aug. 16

The contest asks people who use wheelchairs to submit photos of themselves enjoying accessible vacation spots, outdoors programs and other activities.

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