HME Expo: ‘Built around the customer’

Tuesday, September 30, 2008

YARMOUTH, Maine--An all-star team of the HME industry’s best providers and most respected consultants have joined forces to help the HME Exposition & Conference create an education program second to none.

The Expo’s education committee includes industry consultants Jane Wilkinson-Bunch, president/CEO Jane’s Healthcare Consulting; Ty Bello, president, Team@Work; Sarah Hanna, vice president, ECS Billing & Consulting; and Lisa Bargmann, president/CEO Bargmann Management (dba HCS).

Providers on the committee include Todd Cressler, owner/CEO CressCare Medical/CressCare Wellness in Harrisburg, Pa.; David Daniel, CEO Medi-Serv Homecare, Tulsa, Okla; Jim Greatorex, president, Black Bear Medical, Portland, Maine; and Joe Sansone, CEO, TMC Orthopedic, Houston, Texas.

Also on the committee: Dan Fedor, general manager of education and compliance for Pride Mobility Products.

Additionally, Louis Feuer, president of Dynamic Seminars, will present a full-day sales training seminar at the Expo.

HME News and Access 180 are co-producing the HME Exposition & Conference, April 21-23, 2009, in Baltimore.

Committee members will help to create a focused educational conference based on an extensive Web-based survey of provider interests conducted by HME News in July. The conference sessions will be completed and posted to the HME Expo Web site ( by mid-October.

“HME News has already talked to the audience,” Feuer said. “I think people are going to like a show that is built around the customer.”

Ty Bello concurred.

“This show is provider driven,” he said. “It is all about them.”