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Etac, Kalogon partner to enhance cushions

September 12, 2023HME News Staff

STOCKHOLM – Etac and Kalogon have announced a partnership to bolster the quality and availability of smart seating cushions for wheelchair users worldwide. The two companies are joining forces to enhance Etac’s Star cushion product line powered by Kalogon’s air management system. “Etac has a 50-year legacy of promoting user abilities and independence through our assistive devices, and teaming up with innovative companies like Kalogon ensures we can continue to lead the state...

Etac, Kalogon, Machine learning, seating cushions

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Kalogon vows to change the way we sit


Kalogon vows to change the way we sit

March 24, 2023Tracy Orzel

MELBOURNE, Fla. – Kalogon founder Tim Balz is hell-bent on disrupting the wheelchair industry and that’s not just a threat—it’s a promise.   Using a combination of machine learning and patent-pending air cell technology, the company’s Orbiter Smart Cushion analyzes pressure points in real-time, intelligently redistributing weight, increasing comfort and maintaining blood flow in wheelchair users.  “There’s a lot coming,” said Balz, a...

Kalogon, Tim Balz, Wheelchair

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In brief: Part B drug payments, Kalogon deal, new Vertess managing director

January 6, 2023HME News Staff

WASHINGTON – CMS should bolster its oversight of manufacturer-submitted average sales price (ASP) data to ensure accurate Part B drug payments, according to a new report from the Office of Inspector General.   Due to invalid or missing ASP data, CMS could not calculate an ASP-based payment amount for 8% of drug codes at least once between 2016-20, the OIG found.  “CMS was unable to calculate an ASP-based payment amount for several reasons, including that (1)...

CMS, Home Medical Equipment (HME), Kalogon, Medicare, Merits Health Products, Vertess

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Kalogon snags distribution deal with Merits

January 5, 2023HME News Staff

MELBOURNE, Fla. – Kalogon, a leader in smart seating solutions, has announced Merits Health Products, a manufacturer of high-quality mobility devices, will expand the distribution of its Orbiter Smart Cushion. “Merits Health Products offers life enhancing quality solutions that enable independence and accessibility for everyone,” said Bret Tracy, director of sales at Merits. “When we saw Kalogon’s recent technology, we knew it would be a nice enhancement to our range...

Kalogon, Merits Health Products

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