Also Noted

Pride Mobility, SEMA unveil hot rod scooter

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11/12/2012

EXETER, Pa. – Pride Mobility Products and Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) recently unveiled the Victory ES 10, a mobility scooter customized by car designer Chip Foose.

Report forecasts sizable growth rate for home health care

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11/12/2012

NEW YORK – Analysts predict the global home health care equipment market to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.5% from 2011 to 2015, according to a report from TechNavio, a research wing of Infiniti Research.

Invacare division in New Zealand to close

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11/09/2012

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand – Dynamic Controls, a division of Invacare that manufactures controls for power wheelchairs, is set to close up shop here, according to multiple reports. The move could result in between 40 and 60 job losses.

Medline named ‘best and brightest’

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11/09/2012

MUNDELEIN, Ill. – Medline was included on the “National 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For” list, according to a press release.

Transcend CPAP goes into the wild

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11/08/2012

MINNEAPOLIS – Filmmaker Peter Rowe, who suffers from sleep apnea, recently climbed the 16,000 feet up the Himalayas with a Transcend CPAP device, according to a press release from Somnetics International, which manufactures the device.

OIG: spike in claims for non-mail order diabetes supplies

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11/08/2012

WASHINGTON – Claims for more expensive, non-mail order diabetes test strips (DTS) increased 33% from 2010 to 2011, while claims for less expensive, mail order DTS decreased 71%, according to a study by the Office of Inspector General (OIG).

USM to buy Care Medical’s rehab, repair divisions

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11/07/2012

HAZELWOOD, Mo. – United Seating & Mobility (USM) has reached an agreement to purchase the rehab and repair divisions of Portland, Ore.­–based Care Medical Equipment, according to multiple reports.

MEA, The van Halem Group to provide electronic reporting system

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11/07/2012

ATLANTA – Medical Electronic Attachment, a health care IT solutions company, and The van Halem Group, a consulting and auditing firm, have agreed to provide MEA’s FastAttach, a solution for electronic submission of medical documentation, to DME providers, according to a p

Students job shadow at Pride

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11/06/2012

EXETER, Pa. – Pride Mobility Products and Quantum Rehab recently hosted 21 students with disabilities during their Disability Mentoring Day at their facility here.

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