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Survey: Mobility devices hamper employment

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07/27/2018

YARMOUTH, Maine – The majority of wheelchair users say using a mobility device has negatively impacted them while working or job hunting, according to a new survey.

Permobil Foundation, NSM donate wheelchair

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07/03/2018

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Permobil Foundation and National Seating & Mobility teamed up with Lain’s parents to get him in a new Permobil wheelchair in time for his 17th birthday and his Junior Prom.

United Spinal hosts outdoor enthusiast at Roll on Capitol Hill

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05/25/2018

NEW YORK – The United Spinal Association will host power wheelchair user Ian Mackay at its 7th Annual Roll on Capitol Hill, June 24-27 in Washington, D.C.

VA slow to repair wheelchairs, OIG finds

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03/20/2018

WASHINGTON – The Office of Inspector General has found that veterans waited an average of 69 days for power wheelchair and scooter repairs, more than a month beyond a 30-day timeliness benchmark set by the agency, according to a new report.

WHILL honored for innovation

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02/27/2018

SAN CARLOS, Calif. – WHILL was included in Fast Company’s annual ranking of the world’s Most Innovative Companies for 2018. The listing honors leading enterprises and rising newcomers that exemplify the best in business and innovation, according to a press release.

I'll take, WTH? for $200, Alex

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Thursday, February 22, 2018

Having worked at HME News now for longer than I care to admit (but, it’s been 12 years), I often find myself viewing the world through the lens of home medical equipment.

Invacare seeks another move to France

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01/12/2018

ELYRIA, Ohio – Invacare is considering relocating the production of Küschall manual wheelchairs from its facility in Witterswil, Switzerland, to its facility in Fondettes, France, according to a Form 8-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Jan. 11.

UPitt’s Cooper named Health Hero

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12/20/2017

PITTSBURGH – Rory Cooper, PhD, has been named a Health Hero by O, The Oprah Magazine.

FDA lifts Invacare’s consent decree

Decree has handicapped company since late 2012
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07/25/2017

ELYRIA, Ohio – Invacare has the green light to make and sell products again from its Taylor Street manufacturing facility and corporate headquarters here, the company announced July 25.

NSM tapped to distribute WHILL wheelchair

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07/25/2017

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – National Seating & Mobility will be the exclusive national distributor for WHILL’s Model M power wheelchair, the companies announced July 24.

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