Golden has been awarded its fourth consecutive, five-year contract since 2003

OLD FORGE, Pennsylvania—Golden Technologies announced it has been awarded its fourth consecutive, five-year contract since 2003 by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to supply mobility products. Golden provides power scooters across the VA nationwide to enhance the quality of life for veterans and allow them freedom of movement and independence.

Kline most recently served as president and CEO of Health Alliance Plan

NASHVILLE, Tennessee—National Seating & Mobility (NSM), a provider of complex rehabilitation technology, mobility and accessibility solutions in North America, announced the appointment of Teresa “Terri” Kline to the NSM Board of Directors.

The iBOT achieves major milestone: device now more accessible & affordable with Medicare coverage

MANCHESTER, New Hampshire—Mobius Mobility announced the launch of Medicare coverage for the innovative iBOT PMD, a multi-modal power wheelchair in which users can traverse a wide variety of terrain and add on the ability to climb stairs and operate at eye level.

Now, eligible users with Medicare insurance can purchase an iBOT PMD with reimbursement support. The company can now begin to process Medicare insurance claims for iBOT PMDs.

The new scooter boast the tightest turning radius of any 4-wheel mobility scooter on the market Pride said

DURYEA, Pennsylvania—Pride Mobility launched its latest product, the Go Go Elite Traveller 2 4-Wheel on Monday, April 1. This first-of-its-kind addition to the Go Go series of scooters will set a new industry standard upon launch and boast the tightest turning radius of any 4-wheel mobility scooter on the market Pride said. 

NCART will change when it distributes its newsletter as well as plans to improve communication

On Friday, March 8 the National Coalition for Assistive & Rehab Technology (NCART) announced it will launch a new newsletter theme along with additional news on how it plans to improve communication. The newsletter will move from the end to the beginning of the month. It will also send out a bi-weekly update, scheduled to begin Wednesday, March 20. 

NCART also said it added a new marketing resource, Barry Steelman. 

Pride Mobility welcomed two new members to its diverse team of brand advocates

DURYEA, Pennsylvania—Following a months-long nationwide search, Pride Mobility welcomed two new members to its diverse team of brand advocates.

Chris Carrino and Brooke Slick have been named winners of the Pride Roll Model contest and will represent the company as Pride Roll Models. The contest attracted nearly 100 applicants from across the United States.

Tyler Mahncke will now serve as president following the retirement of Greg Packer

WATERLOO, Iowa— U.S. Rehab is excited to announce key leadership updates. Tyler Mahncke will now serve as president following the retirement of Greg Packer, and Ted Metcalf will serve as director of business development, effective Jan. 1, 2024.

Teufel served as CEO of Lincare Holdings Inc. for five years and the previous five years as Lincare’s CFO

NASHVILLE, Tennessee—National Seating & Mobility (NSM), a North American provider of comprehensive mobility solutions, has named Crispin Teufel as chief executive officer (CEO). Chuck Bodner, who had been serving as interim CEO, will continue in his role as chief financial officer (CFO).

Following a nationwide search, Quantum Rehab said it is proud to welcome two new members to its team of brand ambassadors.

Following a nationwide search, Quantum Rehab said it is proud to welcome two new members to its team of brand ambassadors.

Elizabeth McCormick and Keith Russell have been named winners of the Q Roll Model contest and will be Quantum’s next Q Roll Models. The contest was active for two months and received nearly 100 entries from across the United States.

Each winner will receive a three-month paid Q Roll Model agreement and a new Quantum powerchair.

PDG is a Canada-based provider of manual tilt wheelchairs

NASHVILLE, Tennessee—Permobil announced the successful acquisition of PDG Mobility, based in Vancouver, British Columbia. The acquisition adds expertise and a range of tilt-in-space products to Permobil’s portfolio of complex rehabilitation solutions. Permobil said PDG is known for products with high durability, unique and improved functionality and attractive design, as well as customer support.  

NASHVILLE, Tennessee—National Seating & Mobility (NSM), a provider of comprehensive mobility solutions, continues to expand the company’s Momentum Academy education series with more events hosted this year across the country to educate clinical partners, including physical therapists, occupational therapists and other health care providers about best practices in mobility solutions and complex rehab technology (CRT).

Pride Mobility has one last new product to share this summer

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.

Winners of the Q Roll Model contest will receive a three-month paid Q Roll Model contract and a Quantum power wheelchair with iLevel technology, with full service included at no extra cost.

Quantum Rehab announced the return of its Q Roll Model Contest for 2023

"We’re searching for two awesome, diverse and relatable wheelchair users from across the country to join our passionate team of brand ambassadors," Quantum said in a release.

Louisiana is one of three territory expansions the company has planned for this quarter.

Rehab Medical, a provider of complex rehab technology (CRT), announced the opening of its first customized mobility equipment location in Louisiana with the launch of its Baton Rouge office. Claire Murphy, a certified assistive technology professional (ATP) who has worked in the Gulf Coast area for Rehab Medical over the previous five years has recently been promoted and will lead the charge in delivering specialized mobility equipment to all those facing complex mobility challenges.

Meheriuk will lead the home accessibility and Canada divisions

NASHVILLE, Tennessee—National Seating & Mobility (NSM), North America’s largest provider of comprehensive mobility solutions, has selected Gregg Meheriuk to serve as senior vice president of new business and strategy. As a member of NSM’s executive leadership team, Meheriuk’s work will include leading the company’s new business strategy and the Home Accessibility and Canada divisions.

TAMPA, Florida—The National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association (NMEDA) announced Toby Cummings, CAE, has been hired as NMEDA’s new chief executive officer, effective July 10, 2023.

Cummings comes to the association from the International Municipal Signal Association, a 126-year-old certifying body of public safety professionals, where he served as executive director for the last four years. Cummings succeeds Danny Langfield, NMEDA’s CEO since 2016.