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Tunberg to drive next generation of solutions at Permobil

October 20, 2021HME News Staff

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Permobil has appointed Catharina Tunberg to lead its global research and development efforts. As executive vice president of research and development, her mission will be to drive the next generation of advanced assistive solutions by coupling design, engineering, digitalization and clinical evidence. This encompasses hardware, software and services within power wheelchairs, manual wheelchairs, seating solutions and power assist devices. “Bringing innovative solutions...

Catharina Tunberg, Complex Rehab, Permobil


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In brief: SoClean sues Philips, Better Health gets investment, Movair launches ventilator

October 15, 2021HME News Staff

PETERBOROUGH, N.H. – SoClean Inc. has filed a lawsuit against Philips, alleging the company has sought to blame it for problems related to its recall of certain respiratory devices.  The lawsuit, filed in the United States District Court for Massachusetts, alleges Philips has misled the public and engaged in acts of deliberate misdirection, placing blame on SoClean to divert attention away from obvious design flaws, including a poor choice of sound abatement foam, which led to its recent...

Better Health, Home Medical Equipment, Medtrade East, Movair, Permobil, Philips Recall, SoClean


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In brief: Permobil white paper, Walgreens investment, new partnerships

October 1, 2021HME News Staff

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Permobil has published a new white paper on the benefits of standing power wheelchairs that draws from reviews from 41 publications, usage data from Permobil Connect and an internal survey.  Top takeaways include:  The positive effects on pressure relief for skin, bone mineral density and bowel/bladder function in users.  Improved mental health and self-esteem, and the increased ability to communicate and perform daily activities.  Ability to better...

Allegiance Group, Breg, Medtrade East, Parachute Health, Permobil, Ventec, Walgreens Boots


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Permobil issues white paper on standing power wheelchairs

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Permobil issues white paper on standing power wheelchairs

September 29, 2021HME News Staff

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Permobil has published a new white paper on the benefits of standing power wheelchairs that draws from reviews from 41 publications, usage data from Permobil Connect and an internal survey.  Top takeaways include:  The positive effects on pressure relief for skin, bone mineral density and bowel/bladder function in users.  Improved mental health and self-esteem, and the increased ability to communicate and perform daily activities.  Ability to better...

Permobil, standing wheelchairs


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The shaping of Cody Verrett

September 24, 2021Liz Beaulieu, Editor

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Cody Verrett, an industry veteran who has worked on both the manufacturer and provider aisles of the complex rehab industry, has joined Permobil to lead new growth initiatives for the company. Here’s what Verrett, vice president and general manager for the Americas region, had to say about what has shaped his career so far, and what that means for Permobil and the complex rehab industry.  HME News: In a press release announcing your new gig, you said it was...

Cody Verrett, Complex Rehab, Permobil


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Permobil adds Verrett to exec team

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Permobil adds Verrett to exec team

September 21, 2021HME News Staff

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Permobil has named Cody Verrett, a veteran of the complex rehab industry, to its executive team as vice president and general manager for the Americas region.  Verrett, who will report to region president Chuck Witkowski, will lead new high-growth opportunities in the Americas, according to a press release.  “Cody is well-known within the industry for his passion for the end user, his integrity, his entrepreneurial spirit and a long track record of success,”...

Cody Verrett, Complex Rehab, Permobil


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In brief: Bid surety requirement, ostomy white paper, Inc. 5000

August 20, 2021HME News Staff

WASHINGTON – Medicare’s bid surety bond requirement did not have a negative impact on small supplier participation in Round 2021 of the competitive bidding, says the Government Accountability Office in a new report.  For the report, “Effect of New Bid Surety Bond Requirement on Small Supplier Participation in the Competitive Bidding Program,” the GAO reviewed CMS’ data on supplier bids and contracts, and interviewed two DME trade organizations, including AAHomecare,...

aahomecare, Enteral Nutrition, Fisher & Paykel, Home Medical Equipment, NCPA, Ostomy, Permobil


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Permobil nabs top honors

August 18, 2021HME News Staff

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Permobil has been awarded top 2021 Mobility Product awards for three new products. The ROHO Hybrid Select cushion (Skin Protection & Positioning, Adjustable wheelchair seat cushion), 2021 M5 Corpus power wheelchair (Wheelchairs, Power: Group 4, All Types); and MyPermobil app (Smart Technology). "As technology evolves, we are innovating alongside it, and we were thrilled to have the MyPermobil app with Voice Assistant recognized for the new award category of Smart Technology,”...

Mobility equipment, Permobil


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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...

Inogen, Permobil


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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....

Complex Rehab, MyPermobil app, Permobil, Voice Assistant


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