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2014-09-14 23:00:58

ReportsnReports.com adds “Patient Handling Equipment Market by Product (Wheelchair, Scooter, Beds, Bathroom Safety, Mechanical, Ambulatory), Type of Care (Bariatric, Fall, Critical, Wound), Accessories (Lifting, Transfer) & by End User (Home Care, Hospital) - Global Forecast to 2019" global research report to its store. (PRWEB) September 14, 2014 Government support for safe patient handling has boosted the growth of the patient handling equipment market The global patient...

2014-09-08 12:20:41

SOUTH BEND, Ind., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mobility Ventures LLC, designer and manufacturer of the acclaimed MV-1, the only American vehicle designed and purpose-built from the ground up in support of people who use wheelchairs, today announced that it has reached a milestone of more than 100 dealerships in its nationwide dealer network. These U.S. dealers join two international distributors in selling and servicing this one-of-a-kind vehicle. "This milestone is very important...

2014-09-02 12:21:24

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WHILL, Inc. a San Francisco based start-up that makes the world's first personal mobility devices with All Direction 4WD, announced today that it has closed $11 million in Series A funding. The investment will be used to manufacture and expand distribution of WHILL's line of indoor and all-terrain outdoor personal mobility devices, solidifying the company as an innovator in the area of personal transport for the injured or disabled. Founded...

2014-08-21 23:04:07

Inclined Platform Lift is not only for people, but can be used for dogs, like Sasha. Lewisberry, PA (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Sasha is a 10 year old Alaskan malamute, and is a very lucky dog. Sasha is getting a little older, and is having trouble getting up and down, and especially navigating stairs. But Sasha just happens to have an owner who purchased a Butler Mobility Inclined Platform Wheelchair Lift.     Her owner Judy had an accident, and could no longer get up...

2014-08-07 08:30:14

.@UnitedSpinal Partners w Airshells.us to provide Protective Air Travel Safety Bags for #Wheelchairs http://ow.ly/zZKn8 NEW YORK, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- August 6th, United Spinal Association today announced a partnership with Airshells.us to provide people living with disabilities access to safety bags designed to protect foldable and rigid wheelchairs from damage during air travel. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110413/MM82757LOGO The new safety bags have...

2014-08-05 23:06:53

Bussani Mobility Team has opened a new location in Queens (41-43 39th Street, Sunnyside) to help NYC and its 5 boroughs comply with the NYC Taxi & Limousine Commission’s (TLC) plan to increase the number of wheelchair accessible taxis in the city provided by leading conversion manufacturer BraunAbility. Sunnyside, NY (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 Bussani Mobility Team has opened a new location in Queens (41-43 39th Street, Sunnyside) to help NYC and its 5 boroughs comply with the NYC Taxi...

2014-07-31 23:02:08

Sunday’s All Things Health radio show features Jeff Franklin of 101 Mobility Columbus and Chad Doiron of Pride Mobility Columbus, OH (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 WHAT: This Sunday, Jeff Franklin, owner of 101 Mobility Columbus will be on air with the fifth installment of his monthly radio segment on 98.9 The Answer’s All Things Health program. 101 Mobility is a national retailer, installer, and resource for mobility solutions including stair lifts, auto lifts, wheelchair ramps, wheelchair...

2014-07-30 23:14:06

Executive Chairman of Cool Group, Joseph John Issa, says in an interview that greater access to business places is needed for disabled customers, including the availability of a wheelchair. (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Business guru Joseph John Issa, says in an interview that greater access to business places is needed for disabled customers, including the availability of a wheelchair. Joe Issa’s statement comes in light of his personal experience in July 2014, when he was severely challenged...

2014-07-08 23:00:34

101 Mobility Sarasota joins two area businesses in the home improvement industry to help seniors age-in-place by becoming Certified Aging in Place Specialists. Sarasota, FL (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 101 Mobility Sarasota has a new title to add to its repertoire. Chuck Vollmer, owner of 101 Mobility Sarasota, is now a Certified Aging in Place Specialist (CAPS). Aging in place is the preferred way to grow older by the majority of America’s senior population. These individuals and families...

2014-06-27 23:04:42

Despite a volatile economy, the Wheelchair Manufacturing industry continues to grow because of favorable demographics and health spending; over the next five years, the industry is expected to continue to flourish. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has added a report on the Wheelchair Manufacturing industry to its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 The Wheelchair Manufacturing industry has remained strong during the five years to 2014....


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