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Permobil acquires Prairie Seating

Some big news to start 2017 – Permobil (Business Unit Seating and Positioning) has just completed the acquisition of custom molded seating manufacturer Prairie Seating.

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ROHO Launches Carbon Agility Back

Carbon is the New Back

“Carbon is the new back” is the resounding theme for the new AGILITY CARBON™ back from ROHO, a business unit of Permobil.

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Permobil Government Affairs: Quarterly Newsletter – December 2016

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Permobil Government Affairs: Quarterly Newsletter – December 2016 CRT ACCESSORIES CUTS DELAYED! On December 13, 2016, President Obama signed the 21st Century Cures Act into law. This piece of legislation was passed with over-whelming bipartisan majorities in both the House and Senate and contained another 6 month delay of the CRT accessories cuts we have…

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ROHO Scientific Advisory Board Chair Presents for the First Time in Australia

ROHO Scientific Advisory Board Chair Presents for the First Time in Australia Belleville, Illinois – 11/28/2016 – Dr. Amit Gefen, Chair of the Scientific Board at Permobil, was the invited speaker at two sold-out conferences in Australia. More than 1,200 attended the two meetings. To see a video from the event, go to: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pPMcnK5Kf-0 Permobil…

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Permobil observes Worldwide Pressure Injury Prevention Day.

Permobil will join healthcare professionals working hospitals, rehab centers and nursing facilities across the country and around the globe in observing Worldwide Pressure Injury Prevention Day, November 17, 2016.  The day is part of an effort launched by National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (NPUAP) in the United States. As part of the recognition day, a…

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ROHO launches state-of-the-art AGILITY CARBON® back

ROHO launches state-of-the-art AGILITY CARBON™ back ST. LOUIS, November 15, 2016 — “Carbon is the new back” is the resounding theme for the new AGILITY CARBON™ back from ROHO, a business unit of Permobil. The new back is compression-molded and lightweight, featuring a 12K flat tow weave and carbon fiber construction that combines high-strength performance…

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Scientific Advisory Board Members are invited speakers at the upcoming NPUAP focus meeting

Scientific Advisory Board members are invited speakers at the upcoming NPUAP focus meeting BELLEVILLE, Ill., November 7, 2016 — Two key members of the Permobil Scientific Advisory Board will be part of the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (NPUAP) Research Symposium, “The Perfect Storm: Microclimate, Pressure and Shear Forces in Pressure Injuries,” November 9, 2016,…

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Dr. Amit Gefen Receives High-Profile Career Award from the WUWHS/Journal of Wound Care

Dr. Amit Gefen is the recipient of the Career Award from WUWHS/JWC. Dr. Amit Gefen Receives High-Profile Career Award from the WUWHS/Journal of Wound Care St. Louis, MO. –  October 17, 2016    Dr. Amit Gefen, Professor in Biomedical Engineering and Chair, ROHO, Inc. Scientific Advisory Board recently received the Career Award for Advances in Pressure…

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