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New executive hires: Inogen, Permobil

June 9, 2021HME News Staff

Inogen has appointed Dr. Stanislav Glezer as executive vice president and chief medical officer. Glezer has more than 25 years of experience in clinical research and medical affair roles, most recently at Becton, Dickinson and Company as worldwide vice president of medical affairs for Diabetes Care.  “I look forward to contributing to the next phase of Inogen’s planned growth as we continue to seek ways to design patient centric outcomes studies to improve access to our best-in-class...

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Permobil gives users a new Voice

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Permobil gives users a new Voice

June 1, 2021HME News Staff

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Permobil has added a new Voice Assistant feature on its MyPermobil app that uses Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant to allow wheelchair users to access key information verbally. Wheelchair users like Michael Huhn already use Google Assistant to control their bed, TV and lights, and now that he can sync Google Assistant with his MyPermobil app, he can also check what his wheelchair’s battery charge is, how far he can travel and how often he has repositioned each day....

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Permobil launches resources for cushions

May 24, 2021HME News Staff

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Permobil has launched several solutions-based selection tools and resources for clinics and providers to easily find the right cushions based on an individual’s needs. On the company’s new website, clinics and providers can now focus their search for cushions based on product features such as skin protection, positioning, medium and more. Clinicians and ATPs can also...

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In brief: AdaptHealth increases credit, Permobil goes Progeo, Alick’s buys Pill Box

April 30, 2021HME News Staff

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa. – AdaptHealth has expanded its credit by $300 million to boost acquisitions and for general corporate purposes.  The company amended its senior secured credit facilities to increase its term loan by $100 million and to expand the maximum borrowing capacity under its revolving credit facility from $250 million to $450 million.   “We appreciate the support of the company’s lenders as we continue to execute on the company’s...

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Permobil to buy Progeo

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Permobil improves portfolio

April 27, 2021HME News Staff

STOCKHOLM – Permobil plans to buy Progeo, an Italian manufacturer of manual wheelchairs, to improve its portfolio in Europe.  “Progeo’s products will be available to users in more countries,” said Bengt Thorsson, CEO of Permobil. “At the same time, this deal increases the possibility to offer Permobil’s product range in Italy. This is an important step in our overall strategy of developing the next generation of advanced assistive technology and...

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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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