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VMI buys Revability


PHOENIX – Vantage Mobility International, a manufacturer of wheelchair accessible vehicles, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Revability, a division of REV Group.

In brief: Stakeholders now await final rule on bidding, MedPAC comments on proposed changes


WASHINGTON ­– A CMS proposed rule that, among other things, outlined changes to the competitive bidding program drew 514 comments by a Sept. 10 deadline.

VMI taps new leader


PHOENIX – Vantage Mobility International has named Mark Shaughnessy as its new president and CEO, the role previously held by Tim Barone, the company announced today.

VMI gives military athletes a lift


PHOENIX – Vantage Mobility International served the military community for two weeks in June for the Department of Defense’s Warrior Games at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo.

VMI’s Tim Barone join likes of Colin Powell

‘These young men and ladies gave their lives, limbs and health for us, and this is a small token of our appreciation’

PHOENIX – Tim Barone, CEO of Phoenix-based Vantage Mobility International (VMI), was awarded the Distinguished Service Award by the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) in April.

In brief: AAH ‘embraces’ e-prescribing, Medicare Advantage gets 3.4% increase


WASHINGTON – AAHomecare’s Executive Committee will examine e-prescribing platforms to recommend the best solution for its provider members.

VMI, NMEDA celebrate ‘Local Hero’


PHOENIX – Vantage Mobility International and the National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association will deliver a free 2015 Honda Odyssey with VMI Northstar wheelchair ramp conversion to Cynthia Noonan of Oakland, Calif., on Jan. 14.

Short takes: VMI, Golden Technologies, Medtrade


VMI honored long-time employee Tiger Desmarais with a Lifetime Achievement award for 20 years of service.

VMI launches commercial division


PHOENIX – VMI has launched a new division to provide wheelchair accessible vehicles to commercial customers in North America. “Over the past 18 months, VMI has invested in product quality and manufacturing,” said Doug Eaton, president and CEO, in a release.

VMI teams up with USAA


PHOENIX – VMI and USAA are making it easier for USAA members to get a wheelchair accessible vehicle (WAV) by applying directly to USAA for financing.