NORTH BILLERICA, Mass. & ROCKTON, On. (June 29, 2022)—Breas Medical USA and McArthur Medical Sales announced a Canadian distribution partnership for the Breas Medical’s Vivo 1-2-3 family of Bi-level devices and a full line of Breas Vivo accessories.
WATERLOO, Iowa (June 7, 2022)—The Orthotic and Prosthetic Group of America (OPGA) has announced that the nomination period for the 2022 O&P Woman of the Year Award is open.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 31, 2022)—National Seating & Mobility (NSM), a provider of comprehensive mobility solutions, has launched NSM Momentum Academy, a series of events designed to educate clinical partners, including physical therapists, occupational therapists, and other health care providers about best practices in mobility solutions and complex rehab technology (CRT).
AMSTERDAM (May 24, 2022)—Philips Respironics saw a sharp increase in medical device reports (MDRs) following the company’s voluntary recall of certain CPAP, BiPAP and mechanical ventilators, the company said in a recent press release. A MDR is one of the surveillance tools the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) uses to monitor device performance, detect potential device-related safety issues and contribute to benefit-risk assessments of these products.
DALLAS, Texas (May 17, 2022)—A federal jury in Dallas, Texas, convicted the owners and operators of four orthotic brace suppliers in Texas and Arkansas for a $6.5 million illegal kickback scheme, including violations of the federal Anti-Kickback Statute.
PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa. (May 10, 2022)—AdaptHealth Corp. announced first quarter revenues were up 47% over 2021 and the authorization of a share repurchase program for up to $200 million as part of a quarterly earnings report released this week. Adapt Health is a national provider of patient-centered, health care-at-home solutions including home medical equipment (HME), medical supplies and related services.
FRESNO, Calif. (May 9, 2022)—Sunrise Medical is pleased to announce the launch two new power wheelchairs—on in the pediatric ZIPPIE line and one in the adult QUICKIE line.
“We are so excited to now offer pediatric power seating on our most compact power wheelchair base,” said Jeff Rogers, director of power product management.
BRENTWOOD, Tenn. (May 9, 2022)—The Numotion Foundation announced emergency relief contributions in the amount of $50,000 to organizations serving those affected by the ongoing aggression in Ukraine. The contribution is primarily intended to assist those living with mobility-related disabilities currently facing displacement, economic uncertainty, and a lack of access to appropriate mobility equipment and independent living aids as the result of the worsening crisis in this region.
PEACHTREE CORNERS, Ga. (May 5, 2022)—Brightree announced that President and CEO Matt Mellott has been awarded “Best MedTech CEO” by MedTech Breakthrough, an independent market intelligence organization that recognizes the top companies and products in the global health and medical technology market.
ORANGEBURG, New York (April 14, 2022)—Dynarex Corporation, a durable medical equipment (DME) and disposable medical products company, unveiled its newly extended line of premium respiratory therapy supplies, Dynarex Resp-O2. This selection of respiratory products now encompasses oxygen therapy, aerosol therapy, suction solutions, trach care, manual resuscitation, bronchial/asthma management, and much more.