San Francisco, CA (July 24, 2017) – Complex Rehab Technology Solutions provider, National Seating & Mobility (NSM), and WHILL, Inc., the leader in intelligent personal electric vehicles, are partnering on a nationwide distribution agreement for WHILL’s next generation mobility device. NSM will be the exclusive national distributor of the new, FDA-cleared Model M power wheelchair.
“We are proud to be the exclusive U.S. distributor of the Model M power wheelchair,” said Bill Mixon, NSM CEO. “The partnership with WHILL provides a new option for some of our clients and is a great addition to our product offerings for our growing AccessNSM clientele as well.”
NSM’s national distribution channel and expert clinical field team vastly increase the Model M service area in the Complex Rehab Technology (CRT) and Access industry.
“We’re excited to have NSM’s clinical experts providing product evaluations on the Model M, ensuring the chair fits and meets the versatile needs of their clients,” said WHILL CEO Satoshi Sugie.
The Model M will be available through NSM and AccessNSM branches nationwide.
About National Seating Mobility
National Seating & Mobility is the nation’s premier Complex Rehab Technology Solutions provider, partnering with physicians, therapists and clients across the U.S. to design customized innovative mobility, rehabilitation and adaptive product solutions for individuals with disabilities. Founded in 1992, the company has grown from five locations to a national network of professional Assistive Technology Providers (ATPs). National Seating & Mobility has earned the highest professional accreditation from the independent, not-for-profit, The Joint Commission. Visit nsm-seating.com.
America’s fastest growing accessibility company, AccessNSM offers a full spectrum of accessibility products supporting mobility and independence with locations across the U.S. AccessNSM stocks a full inventory of accessibility products including stair lifts, wheelchair lifts, ramps, vehicle lifts, door openers, barrier-free bathroom products and other home and business access essentials. Visit accessnsm.com.
Since its founding in 2013, WHILL’s mission has been to transform today’s antiquated powerchair and scooter experiences with a new intelligent, personal electric vehicle (EV). WHILL is reinventing the personal mobility industry with personal EVs that focus on approachability and functionality and boosts confidence while pushing the boundaries of personal transportation. Headquartered in the Bay Area with offices in Tokyo and Taiwan, WHILL is focused on enabling everyone to explore the world in comfort and style. Model M FDA HCPCS code: K0898
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