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In brief: Philips provides update, Tomorrow Health raises funds, Sen. Thune meets members

July 1, 2022HME News Staff

AMSTERDAM – A comprehensive testing and research program on the PE-PUR foam in certain CPAP, BiPAP and mechanical ventilator devices has shown very low prevalence of visible degradation, Philips announced in an update on June 28.  In first-generation DreamStation devices, which represent 68% of registered affected devices globally, testing found:   164 of 36,341 (0.5%) devices with self-reported no ozone use showed significant visible foam degradation.  777 of...

Breas Medical, Medtrade, Philips Recall, ResMed, Sen. John Thune, SleepRes, Tomorrow Health


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ResMed returns to Medtrade East

June 29, 2022HME News Staff

SAN DIEGO – ResMed will exhibit at Medtrade East in Atlanta, Oct. 24-26 at the Georgia World Congress Center. “Anytime we get a chance to spend time with our HME partners at an important industry event, it is a valuable opportunity for us,” says Bill Shoop, vice president, North America Sales, ResMed. “With the challenges our industry is facing right now, it's more important than ever to understand how we can best serve our HME partners and collaborate on innovative ways...

Home Medical Equipment, Medtrade, ResMed


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In brief: Medtrade location, Quipt expansion, CGM access

June 24, 2022HME News Staff

ATLANTA – Medtrade will take place March 28-30 in Dallas next year, show organizers have announced.  The event will take place at the Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center in the Convention Center District in downtown Dallas.  “Switching to one show per year was motivated by feedback from attendees and exhibitors,” said York Schwab, show director, in today’s Medtrade Monday. “Moving the show to Dallas is part of the same equation. Dallas is centrally...

CGMs, Hollister, Medtrade, Quipt, TRICARE


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Medtrade heads to Dallas in 2023 

June 20, 2022HME News Staff

ATLANTA – Medtrade will take place March 28-30 in Dallas next year, show organizers have announced.  The event will take place at the Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center in the Convention Center District in downtown Dallas.  “Switching to one show per year was motivated by feedback from attendees and exhibitors,” said York Schwab, show director, in today’s Medtrade Monday. “Moving the show to Dallas is part of the same equation. Dallas is centrally...

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Attendees predict ‘more productive’ Medtrade

April 22, 2022Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine – There’s nearly unanimous support for a once-a-year Medtrade, but there’s still a variety of opinions on how to further improve the show, according to the results of a recent HME Newspoll.  “Once a year will be more productive for both vendors and attendees, as the technology in our industry does not change that fast, allowing us to save money on travel expenses and purchase decisions,” wrote Thom Tullis, CEO of TravelO2.  Tullis was...

Home Medical Equipment, Medtrade


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Medtrade West: Closing the book on Phoenix, looking ahead to BBQ? Texas? The Aquarium?

April 6, 2022Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

If I were the betting kind, I’d say Dallas is the odds-on favorite for the inaugural once-a-year Medtrade launching in 2023 as people on the show floor discussed the Big News. A surprising sleeper suggestion: Kansas City. “BBQ,” one attendee told me, pointing out the obvious. No one liked my guess that it would be located in Cincinnati. To clarify: I’m not saying I’m itching to go to Cincinnati, but hey, it’s centrally located is it not? At any rate, the...

Home Medical Equipment, Medtrade


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Medtrade veteran promoted

January 27, 2022HME News Staff

ATLANTA - Sarah Varner has been promoted to vice president of marketing for Emerald Expositions, which produces the Medtrade shows. During her dozen years at Emerald, Varner distinguished herself as director and senior director of marketing on a variety of shows. “March 2022 will mark 12 years for me at Emerald, and the only brand I’ve had the entire time is Medtrade,” said Varner. “I love the brand because of the people who make up the industry and who they’re ultimately...

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Short take: Griffin Randall

June 3, 2021HME News Staff

Emerald has announced that Griffin Randall has joined its sales team as a business development representative for Medtrade booths and sponsorships. He will also service existing customers. Randall comes from the retail industry, where he worked at Best Buy, starting in the home theater section and eventually extending his responsibilities to all of the company’s products. “Getting to interact with customers has always drawn me toward sales,” Randall said. “I’ve also...

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In brief: Option Care Health and Viemed results, TexMEP exec, Heartland registration

May 7, 2021HME News Staff

BANNOCKBURN, Ill. – Option Care Health reported revenue of $759.2 million for the first quarter of 2021, an increase of 7.6% compared to $705.4 million for the same period last year.   Gross profit was $165.5 million, or 21.8% of net revenue, and adjusted EBITDA was $52.2 million for the quarter.  “The Option Care Health team delivered solid financial results in the first quarter while continuing to lay the foundation for sustained growth,” said John Rademacher,...

Heartland, Medtrade, Option Care, TexMEP, Viemed


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In brief: Telemedicine and sleep, Medtrade West registration, Heartland lineup

April 8, 2021HME News Staff

DARIEN, Ill. – Sleep medicine has proven to be a specialty that can offer complete and quality care remotely, the American Academy of Sleep Medicine says in a recently published position paper. While the technology to remotely connect doctor and patient has been in place for years, its use was limited until the pandemic, when CMS lifted restrictions on telehealth reimbursement and private companies followed suit. “Delivering care during the pandemic has proven to providers and insurers...

Medtrade, NCPA, NHIA, Numotion, Pride Mobility Products, VGM Heartland


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