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Q&A: Doug Westerdahl focuses on whole industry

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08/19/2016

Doug Westerdahl, president and CEO of Rochester, N.Y.-based Monroe Wheelchair, is adding another job title to his already extensive resume: President of NCART.

Tech trends: Making driverless vehicles accessible

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08/19/2016

ARLINGTON, Va. – Silicon Valley and Detroit may be in a race to develop the first autonmous car, but it’s John Tschida’s job to make sure everyone, including those with disabilities, can use the finished product. 

'An athlete is an athlete'

Media company shines light on adaptive sports
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08/19/2016

BRUNSWICK, Maine – When it comes to sports and what it means to be an athlete, Rob Mueller is challenging the status quo with his adaptive sports media company, MPower Sports and Recreation.

Lift dealers face reg issues

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08/19/2016

Federal regulations could make life significantly more complicated for owners of vehicles with mobility lifts and the providers who install them.

National Seating & Mobility: Big, and about to get bigger

‘I would think they’re probably going to plan to double or triple the size of this business’
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08/19/2016

FRANKLIN, Tenn. – National Seating & Mobility has had a banner year, with a slew of acquisitions and the launch of its home accessibility business, which is why it might be the perfect time to sell.

NSM swaps PE owners

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08/10/2016

FRANKLIN, Tenn. – National Seating & Mobility has entered into a definitive purchase agreement with Court Square Capital Partners, a New York-based private equity firm.

Complex rehab leader passes away

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07/27/2016

MAPLE GROVE, Minn. – The complex rehab community is mourning the loss of Simon Margolis, an industry leader and advocate, who passed away July 25 at the age of 66.

Necessity is the mother of invention

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07/25/2016

WINNIPEG, Manitoba – How do you go from being a stay-at-home mother of three children to being ranked as one of your country’s top female entrepreneurs?

Merlexi wheelchairs stand the test of water

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07/25/2016

Not so long ago, it might have seemed odd to suggest that a wheelchair user should cool off in the pool on a hot day without first transferring to a lift.

But that was before the Craft Liberty 1, made by Merlexi Craft was on the market.

Call for common sense

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07/25/2016

WASHINGTON – Tucked into the Office of Inspector General’s recent Mid-Year Report for 2016 is an investigation to determine the potential savings Medicare could achieve by renting complex power wheelchairs for 13 months instead of purchasing them.

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