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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...

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Medtrade gets a new captain

December 29, 2020Tracy Orzel

ATLANTA – York Schwab has taken over the helm as Medtrade’s new show director, replacing Mark Lind. HME News spoke to Schwab, who was previously the show’s account executive for the likes of Pride Mobility and VGM, about the future of Medtrade and what he brings to the table. HME News: What have you learned during your four years as an account executive? York Schwab: That you have to provide an experience that’s worthwhile for everyone. I’ve worked with large and...

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Communication is key, say business leaders

November 20, 2020Tracy Orzel

ATLANTA - What lessons has the COVID-19 pandemic taught HME business leaders? How to communicate, and then communicate some more, they say. “We communicated a lot early on and then it started to feel unnecessary, like we were overburdening people with information,” said Gary Sheehan, CEO of Spiro Health, who participated in the panel discussion “Lessons learned for the long haul” during the Medtrade Virtual Conference earlier this month. “We pulled back and I think we...

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York Schwab to lead Medtrade shows

November 17, 2020HME News Staff

ATLANTA - Medtrade officials have named York Schwab their new show director. Schwab, who was formerly an account executive, replaces Mark Lind, who left to pursue another opportunity. Schwab says he is hopeful about the opportunities in the HME industry, including for Medtrade's two flagship events, Medtrade East and Medtrade West. “Coming out of COVID, face-to-face trade shows have never been more important,” he said. “You don't know what you've got 'til it's gone. Ultimately,...

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Medtrade offers education on timely topics

November 4, 2020HME News Staff

ATLANTA - The Medtrade Virtual Conference that kicks off today will explore CMS's decision to remove 13 product categories from Round 2021 of the competitive bidding program. The conference, which takes place Nov. 4-5, features more than 25 educational sessions that will be available live and on-demand, including “CMS Competitive Bidding Announcement and Legislative Update: Where Do We Go From Here?” A pass is $79. “It's not uncommon to pay more than that for just one webinar, so...

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Medtrade knows 'what works' for virtual conferences

October 9, 2020Liz Beaulieu, Editor

ATLANTA - Emerald, which hosts Medtrade, knows a thing or two about virtual conferences by now and plans to apply lessons learned to its upcoming Medtrade Virtual Conference, says Sarah Varner. Here's what Varner, senior director of marketing for Medtrade, had to say about their plans for the Nov. 4-5 virtual conference and their confidence in future in-person events. HME News: What can you share about the virtual event? Sarah Varner: As part of our commitment to the HME community, we will be having...


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Medtrade cancels fall show

October 1, 2020HME News Staff

ATLANTA - Medtrade has cancelled its in-person event scheduled for Nov. 2-4 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. Show organizers will instead hold the Medtrade Virtual Conference Nov. 4-5. “Continued developments and uncertainty have made it impossible to bring our community together safely and successfully in Atlanta,” said organizers. “This is due to the ongoing progression of the COVID-19 pandemic, including the latest government data, measures and guidelines on phased...

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Low rates in effect for Medtrade

June 26, 2020HME News Staff

ATLANTA - SmartSaver rates are in effect for Medtrade, Nov. 2-4 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, through Aug. 14. Under SmartSaver rates, an expo pass is $30 and a conference pass is $119, significant savings. “In recognition of an undeniably tough first six months to start off 2020, the SmartSaver rate window is longer this year,” says Mark Lind, show director, Medtrade. “We've done a lot of virtual communicating over the last few months, and it's still our hope...

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