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Dr. Amit Gefen in Australia

8/25/2016  St. Louis, Mo. –Permobil Australia will host Dr. Amit Gefen, B. Sc in Mechanical Engineering, MSc and Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from Tel Aviv University, at a one-day conference November 8, 2016 at the L’Aqua, Cockle Bay Wharf, Darling Park in Sydney, Australia.  Dr. Gefen’s keynote presentation is entitled “The Etiology of Pressure Injuries: …

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ROHO, Inc. Scientific Board Presents the Latest Tissue Injury Research at recent European Seating Symposium

ROHO, Inc. Scientific Board Presents the Latest Tissue Injury Research at recent European Seating Symposium St. Louis, MO.  August, 2016 – At the recent European Seating Symposium (ESS), held in Dublin, Ireland, the ROHO, Inc. Scientific Advisory Board (SAB), presented their most recent findings in a seminar, “Improving Patient Outcomes:  Bridging the Gap Between Science…

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ROHO Co-Authored Study Finds That Adjustability and Adaptability Are Critical Characteristics of Pediatric Support Surfaces in the Prevention of Pressure Injuries

ST. LOUIS, April 28, 2016 – A research team, including a director from ROHO Inc., a division of Permobil, recently completed two groundbreaking studies that determined that the adjustability and adaptability of pediatric support surfaces – characteristics of ROHO cushions and mattresses – are critical in the prevention of pressure injuries, which are now referred…

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ROHO Co-Authored Study finds that Air-Cell-Based Cushions Counteract the Increased Risk of Pressure Ulcers of Overweight, Diabetic Chronic Sitters

ST. LOUIS, March 3, 2016 – A research team, in partnership with a director from ROHO Inc., a division of Permobil, recently completed a study that determined air-cell-based cushions, such as ROHO cushions, counteract the increased risk of pressure ulcers that comes from obesity and diabetes. The study was peer-reviewed and published in the January…

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ROHO Products Selected for Best Picks by Mobility Management

ROHO’s new Smart Check™ with Sensor-Ready single valve cushions, and ROHO’s AGILITY Back Systems are named in the 2015 Clinician Best Picks by Mobility Management Magazine. “Our Best Picks are chosen exclusively by healthcare professionals who work with seating & wheeled mobility equipment every day and know every product detail,” said Editor Laurie Watanabe. “Our…

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ROHO’s Smart Check® Cushion Wins Award for Product Innovation

Toronto, Ontario, May 18, 2015 – ROHO’s newest product, Smart Check™ has been named a gold winner in the Registrant Choice Harding Award for Product Innovation by the Canadian Seating & Mobility Conference. ROHO® is the manufacturer of the world renowned DRY FLOATATION® technology, which helps heal and prevent pressure ulcers. The new Smart Check system provides maximum…

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Permobil acquires ROHO

PRESS RELEASE, MARCH 25, 2015  Permobil acquires ROHO  Permobil today announced the acquisition of The ROHO Group, Inc., the global leader in skin protection and positioning solutions for wheelchair users, based in Belleville, IL. The acquisition marks the next important step in Permobil’s strategy to become a leading healthcare company, providing innovative advanced rehabilitation solutions…

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ROHO Introduces Smart Check®

ROHO Introduces Smart Check The world’s first personal electronic cushion security device delivers confidence, independence and peace of mind, at the push of a button ST. LOUIS, March 18, 2015 –ROHO, Inc. (ROHO, Inc.) a leader in air-cell-based wheelchair seating solutions since 1973, recently unveiled Smart Check™, the world’s first personal electronic cushion security device,…

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ROHO Proud Supporter of 31st Annual ISS

ROHO® Shares Research, Collaborates with Passionate Professionals at 31st International Seating Symposium Annual event has become vital forum for dialogues, sharing progress on mutual goals of ROHO and clinicians ST. LOUIS, March 11, 2015 – ROHO, Inc. (ROHO), a leader in air-cell-based wheelchair seating solutions since 1973, conducted a substantial industry outreach to the more than 2,000…

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