Also Noted

Wheelchairs Plus employee submits winning hashtag

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03/08/2013

WATERLOO, Iowa – In a bulletin to members, VGM congratulated Laurie Nivala, a sales and marketing associate at Wheelchairs Plus in Grand Rapids, Minn., for submitting the winning Twitter hashtag: #stopCBforDME.

MedForce Technologies certified as HIH

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03/08/2013

CHESTNUT RIDGE, N.Y. – MedForce Technologies has been certified as a Health Information Handler (HIH), according to a press release.

BOC wins Stevie Award

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03/08/2013

OWINGS MILLS, Md. – The Board of Certification/Accreditation (BOC) won a Stevie Award for sales and customer service at the seventh annual Stevie Awards ceremony in Las Vegas, according to a press release.

CCS Medical teams up with LifeScan

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03/07/2013

FARMERS BRANCH, Texas – CCS Medical has entered into an agreement with LifeScan to become a mail-order supplier of its products, including the OneTouch Ultra meter and test strips, according to a press release.

Time running out for TSS to repay city

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03/06/2013

NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas – Fifteen days remain for The Scooter Store to pay the $1.3 million that New Braunfels says the company owes the city as part of a “claw-back” stipulation from a 2009 incentive agreement, according to an article from KGNB, a local radio station.

RESNA offers reduced application fee for SMS certification

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03/06/2013

ARLINGTON, Va. – RESNA is offering a discount on the application fee for the Seating and Mobility Specialist (SMS) certification from March 5 until April 13, 2013, according to a press release.

UsersFirst launches mobile registration

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03/06/2013

NEW YORK – United Spinal Association’s grassroots advocacy program, UsersFirst, has developed a mobile registration form to rally wheelchair users and advocates in their fight against policies that limit access to mobility equipment, according to a press release.

Heartland I.V. Care: We accepted 41 bid contracts

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03/05/2013

TOLEDO, Ohio – Heartland I.V. Care has accepted 41 Medicare contracts as part of Round 2 of competitive bidding, according to a press release. Through the contracts, Heartland I.V.

Study finds correlation between sugar, diabetes

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03/05/2013

STANFORD, Calif. – A study by researchers at Stanford University has found that sugar may have a direct, independent link to Type 2 diabetes, according to an article from United Press International. Conducted by lead author Dr.

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