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RN Huddle Podcast: Wheelchair Wounds, Part 1

In June, Ana Endsjo, Stacey Mullis, and Kara Kopplin were guests on the podcast RN Huddle. This 2-part series was a continuation of RN Huddle’s partnership with the National Pressure Injury Advisory Panel (NPIAP) and focused on wheelchair wounds. In part 1, they discuss their seating and wound expertise and how to help prevent pressure…

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MyPermobil: Voice Assistant

This is the 6th blog in our series about MyPermobil and Fleet Management. See part 1, part 2, part 3, part 4 & part 5. It was great hearing how Brenda uses her MyPermobil app features last week, and this next topic is of special interest to those who might not be able to use their smartphone for apps…

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Brenda’s experience with the MyPermobil app

This is the 5th blog in our series about MyPermobil and Fleet Management. See part 1, part 2, part 3 & part 4. Now that we’ve reviewed the functionality of the MyPermobil app, we are excited to present an interview with Brenda Weeks where she shares her experiences with the MyPermobil app and Fleet Management. Brenda has multiple…

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MyPermobil: Seating

This is the 4th blog in our series about MyPermobil and Fleet Management. See part 1, part 2 & part 3. In this blog, we will continue reviewing the functionality of the MyPermobil app in more detail, focusing on the Seating information found in the app. For many, life in a wheelchair includes using power seat functions.…

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MyPermobil: Battery, Mileage, and the Integrated Map

This is the 3rd blog in our series about MyPermobil and Fleet Management. See part 1 & part 2. In this blog, we will begin to review the functionality of the MyPermobil app in more detail, beginning with battery information, distance traveled, and the integrated map. Battery Range Estimates MyPermobil uses an exclusive battery calculation to…

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How does the Connect-enabled wheelchair transmit data?

This is the 2nd blog in our series about MyPermobil and Fleet Management. See part 1 here. In our last blog post, the ConnectMe unit was briefly mentioned as the avenue for data transmission. In this post, we will go into more detail about the ConnectMe unit, and why it plays a critical role in the Permobil…

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MyPermobil, Fleet Management, and the Connect-ready Wheelchair

This is the 1st blog in our series about MyPermobil and Fleet Management. Have you ever questioned whether you have enough battery charge to get to where you want to go? Unsure of when you last charged your chair? How about easy access to your chair serial number? A Permobil Connect-ready wheelchair, which includes all…

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Cushion geometry: why are contours important?

Looking for more information on seating and positioning? Check out our digital page all about what to look for in seating and positioning products here. This is part 5 of our series on seating and positioning. See part 1, part 2, part 3, and part 4. When evaluating a cushion, it’s important to note whether it is linear…

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Skin protection through methods of pressure distribution

Looking for more information on seating and positioning? Check out our digital page all about what to look for in seating and positioning products here. This is part 4 of our series on seating and positioning. See part 1, part 2 and part 3. Being seated full time automatically means that skin protection is required. However, there…

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