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Snug Seat, US-based in Matthews, NC, announces that it is evolving its brand and changing its name to R82 Inc.
The American Occupational Therapy Association Inc’s (AOTA) annual Hill Day brought together at least 650 occupational therapists (OTs), educators, and students from 35 states across the United States on Capitol Hill to discuss key legislation and the state of healthcare.
Bionic prosthetic device manufacturer iWalk (also known as BiOM) announces that it has changed its name to BionX Medical Technologies Inc.
BraunAbility announces that it has been acquired by Patricia Industries, a division within Investor AB, Stockholm, Sweden.
With the acquisition of Worldwide Mobility, EZ-ACCESS announces it will introduce a line of external power vehicle lifts.
SwimEx Inc announces in a media release that it has launched a new website, logo, and tagline featuring the company’s new branding.
A new report estimates the value of the global market for home rehabilitation products and services in 2023.
Luke Stikeleather, CO, and a patient custom fit a Rigo-Chêneau scoliosis brace at National Scoliosis Center. (Photo courtesy of Business Wire)
Practitioners at the National Scoliosis Center announce that they have opened a new facility in Fairfax, Va, focusing on the nonoperative treatment of scoliosis.
Stealth Products Inc, a division of Quantum Rehab, announces that all of its products marked for ALS patients will receive expedited handling and shipping.
Commercial minivans have gone ADA compliant at Phoenix-based Vantage Mobility International. The company recently announced that the first commercial-use, ADA-compliant Toyota Northstar E360 has rolled off its assembly line.
Signature HealthCARE announces in a media release that Modern Healthcare has recently named it one of the 100 “Best Places to Work in Healthcare” for 2015.
The deal moves WebPT a step closer toward WebPT's corporate goal of delivering an all-encompassing software platform, according to chief operating officer Heidi Jannenga, PT, DPT, ATC/L.
In a press release, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the timeline for Round 1 of the Medicare Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics and Supplies (DMEPOS) Competitive Bidding Program for 2017.
In its third straight appearance on the annual rankings of the nation's fastest-growing companies, Phoenix-based WebPT reports it ranks 723 on the list, and added more than 200 jobs.
Sunrise Medical, Fresno, Calif., recently announced the acquisition of Handicare's Mobility division, headquartered in Helmond, the Netherlands. This follows the June announcement that Sunrise Medical had been acquired by Nordic Capital.
NeuroRecovery Training Institute (NeuroRTI) announces that it is partnering with Kennedy Krieger Institute.
Permobil president says the new-hire improves the company's "bench strength" in marketing, with Weaver reportedly bringing more than 20 years of marketing experience in brand management, advertising, communications, events, and digital marketing.
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Burnet, Texas-based Stealth Products Inc looks to Steelman, a veteran in the complex rehab industry, to expand the company's marketing base.
The 2015 Amputee Coalition National Conference, themed “Everyone’s a Star,” will be held July 23-25 in Tucson, Arizona.
United Spinal Association announces that it has tapped James Weisman, its current vice president and general counsel, as its new president and CEO.