AAHomecare: Attend Medtrade shows
AAHomecare gave a â€œstrong endorsement of Medtrade as the premier trade show for the home medical equipment industry,â€ and encouraged providers and manufacturers to attend the spring and fall shows in a statement today.
The statement follows Invacare's download Altered States recent announcement that it will forgo the spring and fall shows in 2008. In October, Permobil made a similar announcement. Drive Medical didnâ€™t attend this yearâ€™s fall show; it plans to skip the 2008 spring show and possibly the 2008 fall show, said President Harvey Diamond.
AAHomecare stated that Medtrade offers â€œpreeminent opportunities to network and to gain vital information about new products and technologies and Medicare policy changes.â€
â€œWe urge our associate members, who are suppliers to the industry, to exhibit at Medtrade,â€ stated AAHomecare President Tyler Wilson. â€œWe also encourage our provider members to attend Medtrade to take advantage of the opportunities to meet with vendors, network with peers, attend professional development sessions and hear updates on important legislative and regulatory issues.â€
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In conjunction with the spring 2008 show, May 6-8 in Long Beach, Calif., AAHomecare will hold its semi-annual Continuum of Care and Reimbursement conferences. Additionally, it will hold its second â€œStand Up for Homecareâ€ reception to raise money for a public awareness campaign for the homecare industry.
At the fall 2008 show, Oct. 27-30 in Atlanta, AAHomecare will again hold its Continuum of Care and Reimbursement conferences.