Invacare signs consent decree to correct wheelchair manufacturing problems

Invacare has signed a consent decree in which the company will fix wheelchair manufacturing problems, the Food and Drug Administration announced.

CMS defends pre-authorization policy for power wheelchairs

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' officials told members of the Senate Special Aging Committee that the program is needed because 80% of the claims submitted for wheelchairs fail to meet Medicare's coverage requirements.

Big challenges ahead for therapy

Big challenges ahead for therapy


A few years ago, my consulting company had the opportunity to work with a facility to implement a bariatric unit within a skilled nursing facility. This would seem an easy task, but the facility ended up in major renovations for a variety of reasons.

Crest Healthcare Supply makes digital catalog available

Crest Healthcare Supply makes digital catalog available

Crest Healthcare has released a digital version of its 2012 catalog. This new option lets users bookmark pages, print individual pages, make notes — and more. The 264-page catalog features a variety of healthcare products. These include call cords, fall management products, wheelchairs, beds, thermometers and assistive devices.

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