Pride Mobility announced the last of its new product releases for the summer, the PX4 mobility scooter, which offers a 500-pound weight capacity and a top speed of up to 9.3 mph. The PX4 also has 23.4-mile battery range, which Pride said makes it a good option for those seeking outdoor adventure.
WATERLOO, Iowa—The National Coalition for Assistive and Rehab Technology (NCART) and U.S. Rehab/VGM have joined forces to launch a comprehensive survey of the complex rehab technology (CRT) industry through the University of Northern Iowa’s Strategic Marketing Services program.
Pride Mobility introduced a new mobility scooter to its Baja Mobility line with the Baja Raptor 2 4-Wheel.
"For speed, style and a suite of high-performance features, it’s Baja or bust," said Pride.
The scooter features:
Pride Mobility announced the new Pursuit 2 mobility scooter on Monday, Aug. 7.
According to Pride, the Pursuit 2 is "built to handle adventures and outdoor terrain."
The mobility scooter has a cruising speed of 9.3 mph, a per-charge range of up to 40 miles and pneumatic tires.
ROCHESTER, New York—The National Coalition for Assistive & Rehab Technology (NCART), the nonprofit national association advocating for individuals needing complex rehab equipment, has contacted state Medicaid agencies to request increases to reimbursement rates for complex rehab technology (CRT).
AMSTERDAM—Philips Respironics has released updated results of testing on its recalled PAP and ventilation devices to the Food and Drug Administration, saying that the assessments available show patients exposed to chemicals and particulates by using them were unlikely to have appreciable harm to their health.
NASHVILLE, Tennesse—National Seating & Mobility (NSM), a provider of comprehensive mobility solutions, announced Tony Ueber has been named as the company’s chief executive officer (CEO). He replaces Bill Mixon, who is joining the company’s Board of Directors.
GF Health Products, Inc. (Graham-Field) announced an expansion of its offering of Sub-Acute Care and Extended Care Beds. Manufactured in the United States at the Basic American Bed facility in Fond-du-Lac, Wisconsin, the new beds take advantage of Graham-Field’s manufacturing resources to include computer-controlled laser welding, robotic assembly and an upgraded automated coating line.
IRVINE, California—Masimo announced that Masimo Opioid Halo, an opioid overdose prevention and alert system, has been granted a De Novo by the FDA, making it the first and only FDA-cleared monitoring solution for detecting opioid-induced respiratory depression, the leading cause of death from opioid overdose. With the De Novo, Masimo also becomes the first winner of an FDA Opioid Innovation Challenge to have an authorized solution designed to help solve the U.S. opioid crisis.
DALLAS—A light mobility deice that works as both a wheelchair and rollator took the top award in a close vote at Medtrade's New Product Pavilion on March 30.
WHITMORE LAKE, Michigan—Trace Medical, the national leader in advanced respiratory rentals and biomedical services based in Whitmore Lake, Michigan and Van G. Miller & Associates (VGM) based in Waterloo, Iowa, have executed an exclusive program agreement to provide advanced respiratory rentals and biomedical services to the entire VGM membership of 3,000 home medical equipment (HME) providers with nearly 7,000 locations.
OLD FORGE, Pennsylvania—Golden Technologies announced it launched two new lightweight foldable power wheelchairs, further expanding its current line of mobility products. Golden Technologies' new products include the GP301 Stride aluminum folding power wheelchair and the GP302 Cricket carbon fiber folding power wheelchair.
OLD FORGE, Pennsylvania—Golden Technologies announced it will showcase new products in both the power lift recliner and mobility divisions at Medtrade, the home medical equipment industry’s largest trade show, in Dallas, Texas, on March 29 and 30. The introduction of new technology and comfort features at the show will help retailers discover new ways to drive cash sales with profit-producing products.
DALLAS—One of the highlights each year at Medtrade is the New Product Pavilion, which HomeCare sponsors.
SARASOTA, Florida – Beyond HME, a patient outreach specialist that provides support in CPAP resupply, compliance, consulting and other disease states, announced a new partnership with S3. This comes on the heels of Beyond HME's recent collaboration with ACU-Serve, an end-to-end revenue cycle management company. The new partnership will integrate S3's Resupply SaaS platform to provide a complete resupply solution.
RICHMOND, Virginia—McKesson Medical-Surgical Government Solutions LLC, a Richmond, Virginia-based leading distributor of medical supplies and health care solutions, announced it has been awarded a five-year U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Federal Supply Schedule (FSS) 65 II A, medical equipment and supplies, contract.
ATLANTA—LifeQ, the company that uses globally-recognized watch brands to gather personalized, clinical-grade data, announced it can detect as many as 40 sleep and cardiovascular disorders with smartwatches and other wearable devices, with an anticipated 100 diseases and disorders within the next two years—revolutionizing health care and improving consumers’ lives. LifeQ co-founders Laurence (Laurie) Olivier, CEO, and Franco du Preez, chief science officer, made the announcement.