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Permobil releases updated sustainability report 

April 25, 2023HME News Staff

LEBANON, Tenn. – Permobil’s CO2 emissions fell 30% in 2022 compared to 2021, according to its second annual sustainability report, with a goal of 70% by 2030. Permobil’s health and safety record also continued to improve with a drop of 14 lost-time accidents to four across the entire company, according to the report. “A culture of sustainability is starting to embed itself into Permobil,” said Camilla Andersson, director of sustainability. “At all levels in the...

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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...

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Permobil commits to sustainability

November 30, 2021HME News Staff

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Permobil has formalized its approach to sustainability by identifying seven focus areas. Those focus areas include two KPIs specific to the company’s core business: improving quality of life for the people who use its products and diversifying workplace diversity, and reducing its CO2 emissions by 70% by 2030. “Our purpose of innovating for individuals shapes everything we do,” said Bengt Thorsson, president and CEO. “It takes a long-term commitment....

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New study is wake-up call for providers, says Ryan

October 21, 2016Tracy Orzel

WASHINGTON - Medicare payments under the competitive bidding program are below providers' costs and therefore unsustainable, says a new study. Medicare reimbursement rates cover, on average, only 88% of overall costs for companies providing HME services, according to the study, “Analysis of the Cost of Providing Durable Medical Equipment to the Medicare Population: Measuring the Impact of Competitive Bidding,” conducted by Dobson DaVanzo & Associates. The study examined the...

AAHomecare, Round 2 competitive bidding, Study, Sustainability

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