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TiLite awarded certification


LEBANON, Tenn. – Permobil’s manual wheelchair unit, TiLite, has been awarded ISO 13485:2016 certification for product design, development, manufacturing and distribution of its medical device products.

Sunrise taps former Permobil exec as president


FRESNO, Calif. – Sunrise Medical has named Larry Jackson president of Sunrise Medical North America. Jackson, who will also become a member of the company’s Global Senior Leadership Team, reports to Thomas Babacan, president and CEO of Sunrise Medical Group.

In brief: AAHomecare reaches out on Medicaid, LUCI launches


WASHINGTON —AAHomecare is working to get equitable treatment for HME suppliers who have been denied Medicaid-based relief.

People: Ginger Walls, Bill Fredericks


Permobil Americas has named Ginger Walls director of clinical sales and education.

Permobil taps new leader for Americas


LEBANON, Tenn. – Permobil has named Charles “Chuck” Witkowski as executive vice president, Business Region Americas. Witkowski most recently worked at Hillrom, where he led the creation of its high growth vision care business.

Patient growth at heart of pediatrics


Serving the pediatric market presents its own unique set of challenges for HME providers because of the meticulous detail it requires for its special patients.

Permobil re-ups ALS partnership, closes location


LEBANON, Tenn. – Permobil and the Permobil Foundation have renewed their partnership with the ALS Association to support the association’s local Walk to Defeat ALS events across the country. Since 2000, these events have raised more than $318 million.

Permobil helps children go


LEBANON, Tenn. – Permobil and the Permobil Foundation will sponsor and host occupational therapy students and researchers from Belmont University and Vanderbilt University on April 12 to fit and train children to use custom-fit toy cars.

Permobil chair stars in movie ‘The Upside’


PHILADELPHIA – The disability community can give Hollywood flak for not including more people with disabilities in their TV shows and movies.