Short takes: Medtrade, ING Source, Laboratory Tactical, TiLite, BOC
Attendance for Medtrade, held Oct. 26-29 in Atlanta, was up overall. Registration for educational sessions was up 17%, while non-exhibitor attendance was up 1% compared to last year...ING Source’s pending patent application for the FS6 Compression Foot Sleeve has been approved by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. “We can now aggressively protect the invention and market creation for which we are so proud, but more importantly, protect the consumers from ineffective look-a-likes and imitators," said CEO Dave Higgins, in a press release…Laboratory Tactical Consultinghas named Bryan Hines COO. Hines previously lead Genpact’s venture into health care and will be responsible for development and operational excellence across the company…More than 50 TiLite employees participatedin the Trios Health Tri-Cities Marathon on Sunday, Oct. 26. Employees worked in teams of four, with each person rolling about 6.5 miles…Claudia Zacharias, president and CEO of the Board of Certification/Accreditation, recently took over as chairwoman of the Institute for Credentialing Excellence (ICE) board of directors. ICE is a professional membership association that advances credentialing through education, standards, research and advocacy.