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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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On the Editor's Desk

This is the kind of stuff you can take to the bank

December 27, 2010Liz Beaulieu, Editor

It won't surprise complex rehab providers that skin protecting wheelchair cushions help reduce the development of pressure ulcers. That's the conclusion of researchers at the University of Pittsburgh, who recently published the results of their study of 180 nursing home residents using skin protecting cushions vs. segmented foam cushions in the Journal of American Geriatrics Society. But what about referral sources? What about payers? Providers can tell referral sources and payers, until they're...

On The Editor's Desk, Outcomes data, Pressure ulcers, Research, seating cushions, University of Pittsburgh

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