NORTH BILLERICA, Mass. (August 11, 2022)—Breas Medical USA announces the release and immediate availability of the Xpac by Breas extended life battery. The Xpac enhances ventilator dependent patient mobility with boost of battery life of the Breas Vivo 50 and Vivo 65 by 12 hours and the Vivo 45 LS by 18 hours. With Xpac, the ultra-compact and lightweight Vivo 45 LS can now run 25.5 hours off the grid.
DURYEA, Penn. (July 14, 2022)—Pride Mobility has promoted Jeffrey Distasio to vice president of Pride Sales.
For the past 3.5 years, Distasio served as senior director, Pride Sales. His responsibilities included directing the inside sales, field sales, technical service and product support teams.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (July 12, 2022)—National Seating & Mobility (NSM), a provider of comprehensive mobility solutions, is expanding services in Canada with the opening of a new branch in Barrie, Ontario. Harry Hignett has joined NSM as branch manager for this new location.
Hignett has been involved in the Complex Rehab (CRT) industry for more than 20 years, serving as a regional manager for national CRT companies.
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (July 8, 2022)—Greg Packer, newly elected president of the National Coalition For Assistive & Rehab Technology (NCART), announces the hiring of its new executive director, Wayne Grau, who will begin his role in August.
NORTH BILLERICA, Mass. & ROCKTON, On. (June 29, 2022)—Breas Medical USA and McArthur Medical Sales announced a Canadian distribution partnership for the Breas Medical’s Vivo 1-2-3 family of Bi-level devices and a full line of Breas Vivo accessories.
WATERLOO, Iowa (June 7, 2022)—The Orthotic and Prosthetic Group of America (OPGA) has announced that the nomination period for the 2022 O&P Woman of the Year Award is open.