Power Chairs

Permobil Acquires TiLite

Ultralightweight wheelchair manufacturer will retain its highly popular branding, Permobil says.

power demands on power wheelchairs

ATP Series

Leading a "Charged" Life

Today's Power Chairs Are Expected to Do It All — But How Will They Keep Up with Consumers' Powerful Demands?

The demands on power wheelchairs are greater than ever: They're expected to provide not only mobility, but also power to positioning systems, communications systems, respiratory equipment and consumer electronics. How are these demands impacting power chair designs... and what will come next?

CMS Plans to Expand PMD Prior Authorization Demo

Federal Register information says agency wants to add 12 states to the demonstration roster.

Independent Mobility for Young Children

Pediatrics Series

I Can Push Myself

We Cheer the Benefits of Independent Mobility for Young Children. But Does Dependent Mobility Get a Bad Rap?

The benefits of independent pediatric mobility are many, but what role can caregiver-propelled mobility play in the life of very young children? Is there room for both technologies to co-exist?

Pride Mobility & Active Controls Announce Partnership

Midline driving controls can now be installed on power chairs prior to customer delivery.

Industry: Scooter Store Repair "Remedy" Won't Help Consumers

Providers who want to repair former Scooter Store equipment face problems with documentation and payment.

WHILL Sets Power Chair Pricing for 2014 Launch

Japanese manufacturer is taking online orders for California customers.

Invacare Update: Third Certification Audit Approval Delayed

Focus of final third-party audit is the manufacturer's new complaint handling system.

NHIC Reports Q3 K0823 Review Results

Jurisdiction A DME MAC announces a charge denial rate sharply lower versus previous quarters.

Pediatrics Series

Power Mobility: Getting Parents Onboard

Are grown-ups' expectations getting in the way of kids' potential independence?

Early-Intervention Power

Pediatrics Series

Early-Intervention Power: Who Can Participate?

Do Kids Need to Be Ready for Independent Mobility? Or Does Independent Mobility Make Them Ready?

Are there prerequisite skills for very young children who could be candidates for power mobility? Should there be?

WHILL Power Chair Prepares for American Debut

Power wheelchair's wheel and tire design enables a tight turning radius.

New Solutions to Distribute PG Drives Technology

Partnership also affects repairs processes.

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