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BodiTrak

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Permobil looks to expand pressure mapping 

September 6, 2022HME News Staff

LEBANON, Tenn. – Permobil will offer Vista Medical’s BodiTrak pressure mapping technology through its clinical education and commercial organization across the United States and Canada through a new exclusive agreement. “Permobil is committed to bringing the most advanced technologies in the industry to help improve individuals’ lives,” says Todd Walling, senior vice president of sales for Permobil Americas. “We’re excited by this partnership with Vista Medical...

BodiTrak, Permobil, pressure mapping, Vista Medical


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Funding, care coordination key for kids

August 2, 2022John Andrews

Pediatrics can be viewed as a complex puzzle consisting of disparate pieces that must fit together to furnish the comprehensive care each patient needs. HME providers serving this market are tasked with finding the funding, care coordination, clinical resources and medical equipment designed for growing bodies.  It’s a major challenge that brings major rewards, says Amy Morgan, principal product manager at Lebanon, Tenn.-based Permobil.  “The reality of serving as a CRT...

Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare, Home Medical Equipment, Pediatric mobility, Pediatrics, Permobil, Pride Mobility, Quantum Rehab, Sunrise Medical


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Mobility is navigating the ‘new normal’

June 24, 2022John Andrews

The COVID-19 pandemic has greatly illuminated the value of homecare, emphasizing the importance of keeping patients out of congregate care settings, along with the enhanced benefits of HME products and services. As a result, demand for home medical equipment – especially mobility products – has risen considerably over the past two years, manufacturers say.  “As more people are choosing to remain at home rather than in a nursing facility, the demand for many products related...

Golden Technologies, National Seating & Mobility, Permobil, Pride Mobility


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Permobil backs up power assist devices with new white paper

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Permobil backs up power assist devices with new white paper

June 15, 2022HME News Staff

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Manual wheelchair users benefit from power assist devices (PADs) across all aspects of their lives, according to a new Permobil white paper. The impact goes beyond relief of repetitive strain and energy conservation to directly and indirectly affecting the activities users can participate in, the environments they can access and navigate, and their independence, the company found. “The evidence around the benefits of PADs in general to relieve the shoulders, energy...

Permobil, power assist devices, white paper


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Permobil Capability

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Permobil collabs with Swedish designer

May 17, 2022HME News Staff

STOCKHOLM – Permobil has launched a collaboration with the fashion brand Lou Dehrot and Swedish designer Louise Linderoth to challenge attitudes and inspire others to see possibilities in every individual. The collaboration’s first project is a T-shirt that delivers the message, “My capability is not based on your assumption.” “We need more people like Louise, who want to inspire people to think differently and challenge the way we look at things,” said Martinus...

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Permobil releases sustainability report

May 5, 2022HME News Staff

STOCKHOLM – Permobil has published its first comprehensive sustainability report to outline its long-term targets for each of seven focus areas, as well as progress to date. Progress to date includes a Mobility-related Quality of Life 7D (MobQol-7D) pilot study conducted with 665 power wheelchair users to assess the impact of mobility aids. “At Permobil, we Innovate for Individuals, but it’s equally important that we strive to innovate for all our stakeholders,” said...

Mobility equipment, Permobil, sustainability


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In brief: Lifeway grows footprint, Quipt secures contract, Permobil receives accolade

April 29, 2022HME News Staff

HARTFORD, Conn. – Lifeway Mobility has acquired Accessible Systems, Inc., expanding its presence in the Rocky Mountain and Southwest regions.  ASI, a full-service dealer of stairlifts, wheelchair lifts, residential elevators, ramps, step-in tubs and overhead lifts, was co-founded more than 22 years ago by John Bixenman, Marty Twaddell and Nathan Colburn.   “We are proud of the reputation we have earned in our mission to serve families who want to stay in their own home...

1800wheelchair, Belluscura, Lifeway Mobility, Option Care Health, Permobil, Quipt


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Permobil’s Explorer Mini receives honors

April 27, 2022HME News Staff

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Permobil’s Explorer Mini was recently honored with an Edison Award, which recognizes innovation, technology and advancements. “We are thrilled for the Explorer Mini to be recognized by the Edison Awards,” says Chuck Witkowski, president of Permobil Americas. “Just as Thomas Edison created products that didn’t exist before, Permobil is leading the way by developing the first and only powered mobility device for toddlers aged 12 to 36 months.”...

Explorer Mini, Permobil


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Permobil’s Audra Watt on the importance of different perspectives

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Permobil’s Audra Watt on the importance of different perspectives

April 22, 2022Liz Beaulieu, Editor

LEBANON, Tenn. – One of the focuses of Permobil’s new sustainability strategy is diversity and inclusion – a topic that Audra Watt, the company’s vice president of marketing for the Americas, holds particularly close.  Watt is one of the 40% of women who now make up Permobil’s executive leadership globally and, shortly after she joined the company in 2020, she was diagnosed with a rare disability.  Here’s what Watt had to say about what drew her...

Audra Watt, Diversity, Permobil


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Permobil expands in Tennessee

March 30, 2022HME News Staff

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Permobil plans to add 75,000 square feet to its facility in Lebanon, Tenn., which currently employs more than 240 people and measures 113,000 square feet.  Company officials, as well as members of the office and production teams, held an event announcing the expansion on March 28 with local and state elected officials.  “This site expansion is an exciting opportunity to expand and enhance the innovative solutions we provide for individuals,” says...

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