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August 2021) – Reliable Medical (“RM”), is pleased to announce the acquisition of Complex Rehabilitation Technologies, INC (“CRT”).

CRT, Inc. was founded in 2014 and has since become a leading provider of complex rehab solutions in Texas. With the addition of CRT, Reliable expands its commitment to excellence to a larger client base in need of customized mobility equipment.

“We are pleased to welcome CRT to the Reliable Family,” stated Katie Stevens, CEO of RM. “As a company we are committed to focusing on intentional growth for the right reasons by targeting companies who share the people-centric approach that has led to Reliable’s success. Our ongoing partnership with Rose and the CRT team will serve as a paramount example of intentional growth, and our commitment to people-first cultures.” 


Deborah Wade Announced as CFO at Reliable Medical. 

May 2021- Reliable Medical is proud to announce that Deborah Wade has been named Chief Financial Officer. Deborah Wade joined the Reliable Medical team in 2020. Having worked the majority of her career working in complex rehab in various different markets. She has held various financial leadership positions throughout her career. With her experience with financial forecasting, M&A work, financial and operational data analytics, operations across a mix of home medical equipment specialties. Her focus is providing oversight and direction for financial reporting and process improvement.  Deborah earned her Bachelors of Applied Science in Accounting from Auburn University. 



Exciting Changes Happening at Reliable Medical. 

December 2020 – Reliable Medical Supply (“RMS”), a leading provider complex rehab technology (“CRT”), clinical respiratory products, and durable medical equipment (“DME”) and supplies is pleased to announce that Debra Kalk (“Debbie”) will be moving into the role of Culture and Advocacy Ambassador, with Katie Stevens stepping into the Chief Executive Officer role for the organization.  Debbie has been with RMS for over 20 years and will continue to help the Company navigate its next phase of growth. Prior to assuming the CEO role, Katie oversaw operations at RMS and led the Company’s integration efforts as it expanded its geographic footprint into three new states over the past 18 months.

“It has been an honor to serve Reliable Medical as its CEO” stated Debra Kalk. “I am excited to continue to serve RMS and our customers in a role that will give me more time with family as I move closer to retirement. I am excited to remain connected to our people and maintain engagement with our industry which requires all hands-on deck in the face of Covid-19. I am also very happy to see Katie Stevens step into the CEO role. When determining my successor, I selected Katie based not only on her skill set and experience, but her dedication to our people, clients, and core values.”

In addition to her ongoing role at RMS, Debbie will continue pursuing complex rehabilitation advocacy as an active member on the board of NCART and with other industry organizations. 
Prior to joining Reliable Medical Supply, Katie Stevens spent 14 years in various leadership roles in the complex rehab technology industry. Since joining the Reliable team in January 2020, she has worked closely with Debbie, RMS’ growing management team, and strategic industry partners to develop strategic growth plans, solve operational challenges stemming from Covid-19, and maintain a strong company culture as a Top Workplace in Minnesota for six consecutive years.

About Reliable Medical

Headquartered outside of Minneapolis, RMS is a leading provider of complex rehab technology, clinical respiratory products, and durable medical equipment and supplies across the Central United States. RMS serves a fragile patient base of pediatric and adult patients with conditions such as ALS, multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy, a severe spinal cord injury, and stage four COPD, among others. For more information, please visit

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