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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
NASHVILLE, Tennessee (December 9, 2022)—After more than five years of research and development to build the wheelchair technology company LUCI, company officials announced they were opening its platform to leading developers and research partners through a new program called LUCI Sandbox.
LUCI is a technology platform for wheelchair robotics, research, and user health made up of a combination of proprietary sensors, advanced software and a collection of patented inventions.
FRESNO, Calif. & NASHVILLE, Tenn. (November 1, 2022)—Officials with LUCI and Sunrise Medical, a provider of advanced assistive mobility solutions, announced an agreement that will offer patients within the Veterans Health Administration (VA) the option to install LUCI’s state-of-the-art safety technology system on QUICKIE power wheelchairs as they are built at the Sunrise Medical factory.