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NSM sold to Cinven, after three years with Court Square


NASHVILLE, Tenn. – National Seating & Mobility has agreed to be acquired by Cinven, an international equity firm.

NRRTS registrant ‘kickstarts’ interest in Canada


REGINA, Saskatchewan – Jason Kelln, the first NRRTS CRTS in Canada, gave a poster presentation at the recent Canadian Seating and Mobility Conference in Toronto on the merits of certification in complex rehab.

NSM professionalizes service biz


NASHVILLE, Tenn. – National Seating & Mobility has added a layer of professionalism to its service business with a new “career path and certification program” for its almost 400 technicians.

Approved PAR? Proceed with caution, consultants say


YARMOUTH, Maine – Industry consultants warn a recent uptick in the number of approved prior authorization requests (PARs) isn’t always a good thing.

NMEDA leads way in education


TAMPA, Fla. – The National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association (NMEDA) earned a Leadership Award at RESNA’s recent annual meeting for its contributions to the organization and the industry as a whole.

Assistive technology’s unicorn


ARVADA, Colo. – Michelle Lange, OTR, ATP/SMS, realized she wanted to focus her occupational therapy career on assistive technology during her first job out of college more than 30 years ago.

Stakeholders hold on to momentum for accessories

‘We need to make sure we preserve our language’ in two larger bills, says Don Clayback

WASHINGTON – Stakeholders hope the groundwork they laid during National CRT Awareness Week will pay off when Congress is back in session the week of Sept. 9.

NMEDA plays waiting game for standards


TAMPA, Fla. – The Veterans Mobility Safety Act, a law requiring Veterans Affairs to establish quality and safety standards for adaptive equipment and vehicles, is still “tied up” at the agency, says Danny Langfield, CEO of the National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association.

Clinicians on camera

CTF tackles legislation, position papers, education, Medicaid

ARLINGTON, Va. – A work group of the Clinician Task Force is producing eight-minute videos to educate wheelchairs users on the importance of current complex rehab technology legislation.

Wanted for CRT cause: Able-bodied recruits


YARMOUTH, Maine – Three wheelchair users, with help from NRRTS, will stage a virtual town hall meeting Aug. 13 to enlist able-bodied people to their cause of preserving access to complex rehab technology.