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In brief: Complex rehab momentum, telehealth risks, Medicare Advantage bill

September 16, 2022HME News Staff

WASHINGTON – A record 300-plus advocates participated in the NCART/NRRTS Virtual Congressional Fly-in on Sept. 14.  Those advocates, who included consumers, clinicians, providers, manufacturers, family members, caregivers and others, held meetings with 292 congressional offices throughout the day.  “In the weeks ahead, we will be carrying out the important task of following up with offices on the ‘congressional asks’ presented,” said Don Clayback in an...

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Who will be HME Woman of the Year?

September 15, 2022HME News Staff

WATERLOO, Iowa – The VGM Group will open nominations for the 2022 HME Woman of the Year Award on Sept. 19.   The award, now in its 7th year, recognizes a woman who has made increasingly significant contributions throughout her career to her company, community, and the home medical equipment industry.    “The HME Woman of the Year Award honors the incredible dedication that women have to the industry,” said Mike Mallaro, CEO, VGM Group. “It recognizes women...

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Katie Stevens on having a team of ‘happy people’

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Katie Stevens on having a team of ‘happy people’

February 1, 2022Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

Leading through a pandemic has made Katie Stevens lean more toward the empathetic side of her nature, creating change both in how she manages employees and how she evolves her business model.  Stevens in December was named the 2021 HME Woman of the Year in a virtual presentation hosted by VGM.  “The pandemic has forced conversations not just around the way we engage with employees and listen to what they want but also to look at processes,” said Stevens, CEO of Reliable...

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Leaders approach challenges with compassion, grit

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Leaders approach challenges with compassion, grit

December 17, 2021Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine – What drives this year’s HME Woman of the Year finalists?  “At a fundamental level, (leadership) is compassion and care,” said Trisha Bailey, CEO of Medical Hotspots Inc./Bailey’s Medical, one of the four finalists. “Compassion for my staff, so they can extend that to people in which we serve. By doing so, it enables a better work environment, it enables a better outlook. It also generates significant benefits for the organization...

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In brief: Woman of the Year, new Inogen CFO, Bleep funding

December 17, 2021HME News Staff

WATERLOO, Iowa – Katie Stevens, CEO of Reliable Medical Supply, was named the 2021 HME Woman of the Year during a virtual presentation hosted by VGM on Thursday.  “There is no better recognition,” said Stevens, who became CEO of the Minneapolis-based company in 2020 following a long career with a national complex rehab provider.  HME News featured Stevens and Reliable Medical Supply in this story in September.  This year’s award drew 64 nominations...

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Katie Stevens named top female leader

December 16, 2021HME News Staff

WATERLOO, Iowa – Katie Stevens, CEO of Reliable Medical Supply, was named the 2021 HME Woman of the Year during a virtual presentation hosted today by VGM.  “There is no better recognition,” said Stevens, who became CEO of the Minneapolis-based company in 2020 following a long career with a national complex rehab provider.  HME News featured Stevens and Reliable Medical Supply in this story in September.  This year’s award drew 64 nominations for...

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In brief: SoClean complaint, Drive recall, Woman of the Year announcement

December 10, 2021HME News Staff

PETERBOROUGH, N.H. – SoClean has filed an amended complaint in its lawsuit against Philips that takes into account a new inspection report from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.  The company highlighted the following points in the amended complaint:  “Philips has known for years that the company’s products created a serious risk of harm to consumers.”  “The FDA report also confirmed that Philips had been receiving customer complaints...

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Register for free Woman of the Year event

December 9, 2021HME News Staff

WATERLOO, Iowa – Registration is now open for the HME Woman of the Year Awards Presentation & Panel Discussion taking place at 11 a.m. CT on Dec. 16.   The virtual event will feature a panel discussion with the four finalists, providing attendees with the opportunity to learn valuable insights, actionable advice and keys to success.   This year’s finalists and panelists are:  • Trisha Bailey, CEO, Medical Hotspots Inc./Bailey’s Medical  •...

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In brief: Woman of the Year finalists, supply chain relief, Quipt’s acquisition

November 12, 2021HME News Staff

WATERLOO, Iowa – The finalists for this year’s HME Woman of the Year are Trisha Bailey, CEO of Medical Hotspots/Bailey’s Medical; Neidi Mack, vice president for ancillary services at Prism Health Care Services/The Alden Network; Katie Stevens, CEO at Reliable Medical Supply; and Victoria Peterson, administrator at RespMed. “These HME Woman of the Year finalists are leaders in their companies and communities,” said Clint Geffert, president of VGM & Associates. “They...

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HME Woman of the Year nominations open, but act fast

October 12, 2021HME News Staff

WATERLOO, Iowa – Nominations for the 2021 HME Woman of the Year Award are now open. The sixth annual award, presented by VGM, recognizes a woman in the industry who has made increasingly significant contributions throughout her career to her company, community, and the home medical equipment industry.  “The HME Woman of the Year Award honors exceptional leaders in our industry,” said Clint Geffert, president of VGM & Associates. “Whether through advocacy, sharing...

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