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Medtrade West ‘lifts spirits’ 

April 8, 2022Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

PHOENIX – Medtrade West, which took place in April this year not July, was “a little bigger, a little different and a lot cooler,” says Show Director York Schwab.  Medtrade West once again kicked off on Monday night in the exhibit hall with the “Welcome to Phoenix Preview Night,” but this year, officials concentrated show floor hours from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday.  “Show traffic has been steady,” Schwab said. “Rather than starting...

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Medtrade West crowns product award winners 

April 7, 2022HME News Staff

PHOENIX – The top product award at Medtrade West went to My Crutches from SCS Direct in Trumbull, Conn. The company, which positions its product as a “fashion crutch,” won the Providers’ Choice Gold as part of the New Product Pavilion Providers’ Choice Awards sponsored by HomeCare Media. “Breaking a leg isn’t fun,” said CEO Howard Greenspan. “Why make it worse with unsightly crutches?” Dignity Lifts: Bidet Lift won the Providers’ Choice...

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Medtrade to become once-a-year event 

April 4, 2022Liz Beaulieu, Editor

PHOENIX and ATLANTA – Emerald will combine Medtrade West and Medtrade East into one event in 2023, says Show Director York Schwab.  The change is in response to years of “consistent feedback” from exhibitors and attendees, he says.  “It’s the No. 1 thing I’ve seen on every survey,” he said.  This year, Medtrade West takes place this week in Phoenix and Medtrade East takes place Oct. 24-26 in Atlanta.  Schwab says neither a...

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Speaker Q&A: Dr. Scott Martin

April 2, 2022Tracy Orzel

PHOENIX - Telehealth for the complex rehab market is never going away, says Scott Martin, MD, MS, medical director of TeleHealth Clinical Evals. Last year, TeleHealth Clinical Evals conducted thousands of wheelchair assessments via telemedicine. HME News recently spoke to Dr. Martin, who will be hosting a session at Medtrade West on telehealth, about its benefits.  HME News: Why is telehealth the new normal?  Dr. Scott Martin: Was the need always there for a smartphone? Absolutely....

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Medtrade West preview: Position yourself as a partner

April 1, 2022By Tracy Orzel

PHOENIX – When an HME provider approaches a managed care organization for the first time, 98% of the time they’re going to hear no, says Julie Rhodovi, senior vice president, payor and regulatory relations, RestorixHealth and AMT. Here’s what Rhodovi, who will be hosting a session at Medtrade West on managed care, has to say about winning insurers over and why it’s worth it.   HME News: What do providers need to keep in mind when it comes to managed care?  Julie...

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Medtrade West preview: Exhibitors look forward to reconnecting with clients

March 25, 2022John Andrews

PHOENIX – After a two-year stretch of largely virtual communications, exhibitors are hanging out their shingles to let Medtrade West attendees know they are available for in-person meetings on the show floor at the Phoenix Convention Center April 4-6.   Troy Holland, president of Logan, Utah-based Stander, believes it could be cathartic for everyone.  “After being cooped up for the past two years, people want to get out of the office and see what’s new out there,”...

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Sunset Healthcare Solutions adds StrongArm Cane to portfolio 

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Sunset Healthcare Solutions adds StrongArm Cane to portfolio 

March 22, 2022HME News Staff

CHICAGO – Sunset Healthcare Solutions will be StrongArm Comfort Cane’s main distribution partner in the home care market. The distributor will feature the cane at its booth at Medtrade West, April 4-6 at the Phoenix Convention Center. “We are excited to provide this new, unique and innovative product for our customers,” said Tom Munar, business and product development at Sunset Healthcare Solutions. “We’ve been strategically targeting distribution partners in new...

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Social media has ‘integral role’ at Medtrade

February 28, 2022John Andrews

PHOENIX, Ariz. – The virtual messaging component will be stronger than ever at Medtrade West, April 4-6, at the Phoenix Convention Center. In fact, social media is “integral” for promoting the show before, during and after it’s over, said Christina Morrison, president of Stina Bee Marketing, who is leading the Medtrade social media effort.  “Now, more than ever, social media and digital content has created a way to showcase what’s happening from the show...

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It’s almost always sunny in Phoenix

February 28, 2022John Andrews

PHOENIX, Ariz. – Temperatures for Medtrade West at the Phoenix Convention Center, April 4-6, are almost certain to be milder than last year, but the business atmosphere promises to be just as hot, says Show Director York Schwab.  “Phoenix was definitely a welcome change from the bustle and expense of Las Vegas,” Schwab said. “We did have complaints about the mid-July heat, but we’re now back to our normal spring timing and the average temperatures will be low...

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Atlas Technology Group reorganizes

February 28, 2022HME News Staff

LAS VEGAS – Atlas Technology Group is uniting four key service entities under the name Atlas Technology Services Group. The services group, which will make its debut at Medtrade West in Phoenix, April 4-6, comprises Atlas Enterprise Software, Telehealth Clinical Evals, Atlas Clinical Evals Software and Atlas – FIOS Business Services. “Our mission at Atlas Technology Group is to support the HME/DME and rehab mobility providers with the tools and services for an enhanced patient experience,”...

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