Performance Biomedical LLC, a certified Veteran Owned Small Business, was recently awarded a contract by the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide durable medical equipment services to veteran beneficiaries of the VA Medical Center’s Prosthetics and Sensory Aids Services operated out of the Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center.
The five year $15 million contract award will have Performance Biomedical LLC warehousing, delivering, and setting-up equipment providing therapeutic benefits to veteran patients in need because of certain medical conditions and/or illnesses. Items, such as wheelchairs, hospital beds, traction equipment, canes, crutches, walkers, and lift mechanisms, are part of the durable medical equipment products.
Welcoming those in attendance, Frank Migneco, NEPA Alliance Government Procurement Manager acknowledged, “This success story is a result of the Northeast Partnership for Regional Economic Performance (PREP) partners, working in concert with an entrepreneur, bringing their expertise together to achieve this contract being awarded to Performance Biomedical LLC.”
The full story behind this award is a strong testament to the business development support services offered by the PREP partners, specifically CANDO, Inc.; NEPA Alliance; and, Wilkes University Small Business Development Center. The three service providers assisted Performance Biomedical LLC’s winning proposal submission from writing, pricing, reviewing, and facility location.
Ronald Carter, CEO of Performance Biomedical LLC, said, “I am connected to a family of people, through the Northeast PREP partners, who care about business development. This professional team of people working together, assisted my company in acquiring this contract, which I am proud to say, provides medical equipment assistance to our regional Veterans.”
Kevin O’Donnell, President CAN DO, Inc., spoke about the PREP partner collaboration, “In an extremely competitive business marketplace, bringing together the resources of the PREP partners, Performance Biomedical LLC was able to put together a winning proposal.”
Wilkes University Small Business Development Center’s Director, Dorothy Lane, was very pleased with the PREP partners getting results for Performance Biomedical LLC, “This is a wonderful example of the how collectively we can meet the business development