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Merits Health turns inward


FORT MEYERS, Fla. – Merits Health plans to add five inside sales reps in 2020 to increase exposure to its product line, particularly its consumer power wheelchairs.

FODAC raises $45K for HME


TUCKER, Ga. – Friends of Disabled Adults and Children (FODAC) raised more than $45,000 on its 20th Run Walk ‘n Roll on May 9.

Pride Mobility launches German subsidiary


HOVELHOF, Germany – Pride Mobility Products has launched its newest international standalone subsidiary, Pride Germany.

Users Unite4CRT

‘We have to get those messages to the people who make the decisions’

YARMOUTH, Maine – After a successful first virtual town hall meeting last summer, a group of wheelchair users has given themselves a name, Unite4CRT, and has taken a more strategic approach to sharing their stories in 2020.

Broda funds seating research


KITCHENER, Ontario – Broda has committed to contributing CA$15,000 to fully fund the Canadian Occupational Therapy Foundation Research Grant in 2020.

United Spinal to hold leadership meeting


NEW YORK – United Spinal Association will hold its 7th Annual Chapter Leadership Meeting Oct. 3-5 in Las Vegas. The meeting of more than 50 chapter leaders will help the organization identify critical needs within the spinal cord injuries and disorders community.

Wheelchair users to host town hall


YARMOUTH, Maine – Wheelchair users will host a virtual town hall meeting on Aug. 13 at 7 p.m. EST to educate the general public on the unique needs of complex rehab technology users.

Mobility powers up


As the mobility market becomes more technologically advanced and product demand continues to grow with the aging baby boomer generation, the outlook for wheelchair and scooter sales is that it will remain a strong category, offering HME providers a range of opportunities.

New payment eases process


BISMARCK, N.D. – North Dakota Medicaid now pays physical and occupational therapists separately for wheelchair evaluations.

FODAC raises $40K for donated equipment


TUCKER, Ga. – Friends of Disabled Adults and Children (FODAC) held its 19th Run Walk n’ Roll on May 4 at Stone Mountain Park, drawing 100 participants.