Also Noted

AOPA asks RAC to rescind review

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05/04/2017

ARLINGTON, Va. – The American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association has sent a letter to Peformant Recovery expressing concern that the national RAC contractor was not in compliance with its statement of work

ABC releases pedorthist survey

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05/04/2017

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The American Board for Certification in Orthotics Prosthetics and Pedorthics will use the results of a recent survey to ensure that its pedorthist credentialing exam is relevant, and to identify content for in-service or continuing education, according to a press release. “The survey results will help define the certification, education and training of future pedorthists, in the development of valid and reliable examinations and convey to others outside our disciplines the scope of services provided by certified pedorthists,” said Dennis Dillard, C.Ped., CTO, chairman of the ABC’s Practice Analysis Task Force. The overall return rate for the survey was 27%.

People: Kucka, Randolph, Ramcharan

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05/04/2017

George Kucka will receive the AAHomecare/Mal Mixon Legislative Advocate Award at the association’s Washington Legislative Conference later this month.

Universal Software outgrows corporate office

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05/03/2017

NOVI, Mich. – Universal Software Solutions has added a second office here. The company says business has grown so much in the past few years that it has outgrown its corporate office in Davison, Mich.

CHME secures $4M term loan

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05/03/2017

COSTA MESA, Calif. – Pacific Mercantile Bank has extended a $4 million term loan to CHME, an HME provider. CHME, originally California Home Medical Equipment, was referred to Pacific Mercantile Bank by Unique Investment Corp., CHME’s private equity sponsor.

Vendor short takes: Invacare, Permobil

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05/03/2017

Invacarehas introduced Invacare Outcomes by Design, a suite of programs designed to assist post-acute care facilities in improving clinical, financial and patient satisfaction outcomes.

MAMES highlights awards, changes

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05/02/2017

OMAHA, Neb. – The Midwest Association for Medical Equipment Services announced its “Above and Beyond Award” winners at its Spring Excellence in HME Convention & Exhibition, April 26-28.

Short takes: Head over Wheels, power soccer

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05/02/2017

Bryan Anderson, Kiel Eigen and Mark Smith of Quantum Rehab have made a short film, “Head Over Wheels,” and entered it into the 2017 Easterseals Disability Film Challenge.

VGM ready to retail

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04/28/2017

WATERLOO, Iowa – VGM has leased a retail storefront to create a Retail Training Lab at the upcoming Heartland Conference. Located across from the convention center, the 1,100-square-foot showroom will feature healthcare products and display ideas.

Fall show on ‘track’

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04/28/2017

ATLANTA – Booth sales for Medtrade, which takes place Oct. 23-26 at the Georgia World Conference Center, are on track, show organizers say.

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