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Lifeway Mobility targets growth through investment

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08/30/2018

HARTFORD, Conn. – Lifeway Mobility, an accessibility solutions company started by former Numotion CEO Paul Bergantino, has received a “major investment” from Cleveland-based Rockwood Equity Partners.

Toyota seeks to overcome ‘market failure’

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08/29/2018

YARMOUTH, Maine – The Toyota Mobility Foundation has made a splash in the mobility market recently—with research that shows that current technology is outdated (and sometimes painful), and with a Mobility Unlimited Challenge that will help spur innovation.

Numotion formalizes contributions

‘It’s a way of life at the company,’ CEO says
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08/29/2018

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – Numotion’s new foundation will serve as a “more strategic vehicle” for the company’s growing charitable contributions, says CEO Mike Swinford.

Miller’s adds to fleet

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08/29/2018

AKRON, Ohio – Miller’s has another mobile workshop for building seating systems onsite, this one a miniature version.

PA program spreads out

Stakeholders continue to laud program, but they’re still keeping an eye on it
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08/24/2018

WASHINGTON – Industry stakeholders expect it to be mostly business as usual on Sept. 1, when CMS is set to expand a demonstration project requiring prior authorizations for standard power mobility devices nationwide.

ATP survey paints gray picture

‘There are not a lot of ATPs below that 42 age group’
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08/17/2018

PITTSBURGH – Complex rehab stakeholders need to recruit more ATPs—stat.

Nearly 25% of the current pool of ATPs could be retired in five years, according to the results of a recent survey conducted by the University of Pittsburgh and NCART.

CRT providers report reduced access, NCART survey finds

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08/17/2018

WASHINGTON – An alarming 65% of complex rehab providers say CMS’s application of bid-related pricing to accessories for complex manual wheelchairs has reduced their ability to provide these products to Medicare beneficiaries, according to a new survey from NCART.

‘It’s as much design as anything’

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07/30/2018

BILLINGS, Mont. – While some HME companies look to home modifications as a good “offshoot” business, Robin Campbell launched Accessible Home Solutions from the ground up about a year ago.

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.

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