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Justifying a Power Assist Device

Part 4 in our series about Power Assist Devices. For more information about power assist devices, check out: Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3. Anytime there is a need for complex rehab technology, it’s important to understand the criteria for reimbursement and how to justify it appropriately. This is important because once you’ve identified that a client…

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Permobil Connect: My Permobil User App

Part 5 in our series where we take a deeper look at the Permobil Connect. See Part 1, 2, 3 & 4 here. The past few weeks we have looked at the benefits of having a connected power wheelchair to promote best health as well as being pro active rather than reactive with maintenance. Today let’s…

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Permobil Connect: Fleet Management

Part 4 in our series where we take a deeper look at the Permobil Connect. See Part 1, 2 & 3 here. Last week we discussed how activating Permobil Connect on your Permobil Corpus power wheelchair gives you access to Virtual Seating Coach, an app that can serve to optimize your health in your wheelchair. This…

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Permobil Connect: How it Promotes your Good Health

Part 2 in our series where we take a deeper look at the Permobil Connect. See part 1 here. How can a power wheelchair promote health? Well, if we think of existing apps and technologies out today, we have ways to track our steps, count our calories, set sleeping goals, and monitor our diabetes. In the…

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Permobil Connect: An Introduction

Part 1 in our series where we take a deeper look at the Permobil Connect.  Permobil Connect: An Introduction  Let’s face it: we live in a connected world with all our “smart” devices from our phones and cars to our home security, locks, and lights. I think my favorite is the “smart” refrigerator that can…

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Smart Evaluation App: FAQs

 Part 4 in our Smart Evaluation App blog series. See Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3 The Smart Evaluation app is a one stop resource for the therapist or ATP when considering power assist for a client. Once you sign in, you will have 4 Sections to choose from: Section 1: Device Overview Section 2: Videos Section 3: Clinical Tools Section 4: FAQs…

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Smart Evaluation App: Clinical Tools

 Part 3 in our Smart Evaluation App blog series. See Part 1 and Part 2. The Smart Evaluation app is a one stop resource for the therapist or ATP when considering power assist for a client. Once you sign in, you will have 4 Sections to choose from: Section 1: Device Overview Section 2: Videos Section 3: Clinical Tools Section 4: FAQs Today we’re moving on…

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Smart Evaluation App: Device Overview and Videos

Part 2 in our Smart Evaluation App blog series. See Part 1 here. As we discussed last week, the Smart Evaluation app is a one stop resource for the therapist or ATP when considering power assist for a client. Once you sign in, you will have 5 Sections to choose from: Section 1:  Device Overview Section 2:  Videos Section 3:  Clinical…

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Promoting Improved Outcomes with the Smart Evaluation App

  Part 1 in our Smart Evaluation App blog series.  Evidence-based practice is now a buzz word in the medical community. As therapists we increasingly must show that our interventions have positive outcomes and we are being asked for evidence of these outcomes in our value-based care model. It’s no longer about the amount of services that…

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