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Permobil adopts ‘branded house strategy’

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Permobil adopts ‘branded house strategy’

April 16, 2021Liz Beaulieu, Editor

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Permobil’s significant growth over the past several years, which includes multiple acquisitions, was a big reason for the company’s recent rebrand and new website.  “As Permobil has grown both organically and inorganically, we had a need to implement a clear brand strategy, and also evolve our brand to reflect who we want to be and what we stand for going into the future,” said Chuck Witkowski, president, Permobil Americas. “Moving forward,...

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Permobil innovates for individuals

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Permobil innovates for individuals

March 17, 2021HME News Staff

LEBANON, Tenn. – Permobil is updating its brand with a new corporate mission, values and website at permobil.com. The updated brand, “Innovating for Individuals,” reflects Permobil’s focus on solutions beyond hardware, including advanced software and services, and a holistic view of product quality. “Our users have the right to hardware, services, and connectivity of the same standards as they meet in other areas of their everyday lives,” said Bengt...

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Permobil to offer, support LUCI in VA clinics 

January 13, 2021HME News Staff

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Permobil and LUCI have partnered to provide LUCI’s smart wheelchair technology to Veterans Affairs clinics nationwide. Through the partnership, Permobil sales and clinical education teams will be responsible for sales, installation and training for all available Luci models, including on non-Permobil wheelchairs. “Permobil has a rich history of servicing and supporting the VA and we are committed to bringing the most advanced technologies in the industry...

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Study: Power mobility devices empower kids

November 20, 2020HME News Staff

LEBANON, Tenn. - Power mobility devices can help young children with mobility impairments develop cognitive, reasoning and spatial skills, according to a new study published in “Physical & Occupational Therapy in Pediatrics.” The study, which was funded by Permobil, looked at 33 children aged between 6 months to 36 months who experience mobility limitations. It found that young children demonstrated self-initiated mobility through the use of a powered mobility device, in this case, the...

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TiLite awarded certification

November 11, 2020HME News Staff

LEBANON, Tenn. - Permobil's manual wheelchair unit, TiLite, has been awarded ISO 13485:2016 certification for product design, development, manufacturing and distribution of its medical device products. “Permobil has created high quality, user-focused medical devices for decades,” said Chuck Witkowski, president of Permobil Americas. “We are passionate about creating our products with the highest standards for safety, performance and reliability that not just meet, but exceed, our...

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Sunrise taps former Permobil exec as president

July 17, 2020HME News Staff

FRESNO, Calif. - Sunrise Medical has named Larry Jackson president of Sunrise Medical North America. Jackson, who will also become a member of the company's Global Senior Leadership Team, reports to Thomas Babacan, president and CEO of Sunrise Medical Group. “Larry bings significant strategic and operational expertise,” said Babacan. “He is the ideal candidate to lead our North American business going forward and bring our successful growth to the next level.” Prior to joining...

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In brief: AAHomecare reaches out on Medicaid, LUCI launches

June 19, 2020HME News Staff

WASHINGTON —AAHomecare is working to get equitable treatment for HME suppliers who have been denied Medicaid-based relief.The Department of Health and Human Services has opened an application portal for CARES Act relief for Medicaid/CHIP-only providers who have directly billed those programs between Jan. 1, 2018 and May 31, 2020.Suppliers have reported that they have been denied any Medicaid-related relief because they received small Medicare relief payments. Even companies who declined to...

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People: Ginger Walls, Bill Fredericks

June 19, 2020HME News Staff

Permobil Americas has named Ginger Walls director of clinical sales and education. Walls has more than 30 years of experience as a physical therapistBill Fredericks of Allcare Medical Supply has agreed to take over as Massachusetts State Chair for HOMES. Fredericks has always been very active in the HME community and most recently has been serving as MA Vice Chair.

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Permobil taps new leader for Americas

December 5, 2019HME News Staff

LEBANON, Tenn. - Permobil has named Charles “Chuck” Witkowski as executive vice president, Business Region Americas. Witkowski most recently worked at Hillrom, where he led the creation of its high growth vision care business. Prior to that, he was founding president and CEO of Hubble Telemedical, a national telemedicine provider and medical device startup focused on eradicating diabetic vision loss and blindness. “We are delighted to welcome Chuck to Permobil,” said CEO Bengt...

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Patient growth at heart of pediatrics

September 3, 2019John Andrews

Serving the pediatric market presents its own unique set of challenges for HME providers because of the meticulous detail it requires for its special patients. The category covers all aspects of a child patient's care, from providing highly clinical rehab, mobility and respiratory products and services, to navigating what can be a complicated Medicaid reimbursement system.Technology that growsProviders committed to this market have deftly handled all of those obstacles out of compassion and dedication...

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