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Invacare offers CPR to gasping providers


ELYRIA, Ohio - If the industry fails to delay the elimination of the first-month purchase option for power wheelchairs, Invacare plans to give CPR to providers who need it.

Invacare shines in second quarter


Invacare outperformed Wall Street's expectations in the second quarter, and company officials feel good about their chances to operate successfully under competitive bidding.

The 10 most interesting people in HME

Friday, July 30, 2010

People love lists. I love lists. Why is that? What is it about a list that makes you automatically want to scan it?

New book highlights Mal Mixon's courage


Most people in the HME industry know how Mal Mixon, at age 39 and with only $10,000 to his name, led a leverage buyout of Invacare in 1979 and proceeded to grow the company's annual sales from $19 million to $1.8 billion over the next 30 years.



Invacare CEO and Chairman of the Board Mal Mixon recently suffered a mild stroke and will take a temporary medical leave of absence, the company reported April 30. "I have suffered a mild stroke, but fortunately, my condition is stable and my doctors have told me the prognosis for a full recovery is favorable," Mixon stated in a release.

Wheelchair donations kick in but more are needed

Monday, January 18, 2010

Companies like Invacare and organizations like United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) have donated wheelchairs to help with relief efforts in Haiti, where a 7.0 magnitude earthquake devastated the country on Jan. 12.

CNN: Power soccer 'catching on'

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

I had never heard the term "power soccer" until I met Kevin Williams, a 31-year-old wheelchair user, earlier this year.

I felt tired just reading about this

Monday, October 26, 2009

dervorstInvacare's team of sports wheelchair athletes continue to make headlines.

Don't DENY yourself...or Congress...this book

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

We got an e-mail from Invacare's Mark Sullivan over the weekend, letting us know that he'll soon be publishing a new book, "DENIED," a photographic essay about complex rehab technology. Here's a blurb from his e-mail: