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Finding the calm, raising a toast, searching (fruitlessly) for postcards

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Did you know that if you hold a session called “Women & Wine” men automatically know it’s not meant for them?

What’s your 12,365?

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Imagine if you never forgot a person’s name ever again? How much easier could that make your life? That was the talk at today’s opening session at Heartland 2016.The session was called “Welcome to Your Brain” and it was about training your memory.

In brief: O&P stakeholders add bill to arsenal, AAH and VGM book keynotes


WASHINGTON – Rep. Renee Ellmers, R-N.C., has introduced a bill that would halt CMS’s plans to make dramatic changes to coverage for prosthetic devices.

In brief: Round 2 cuts add up, CGS readies transition


WASHINGTON - Reimbursement rates will decrease, on average, 7.1% when the Round 2 re-compete kicks off July 1, according to an analysis from AAHomecare.

Heartland draws crowd

Keynote speaker Amy Van Dyken tells attendees: ‘You learn to push through the challenges’

WATERLOO, Iowa – The VGM Group’s Heartland Conference posted impressive numbers this year.

The annual event saw a 15% increase in attendance and 13 new vendors, according to group officials.

Former Olympian set to headline Heartland Conference


WATERLOO, Iowa – Amy Van Dyjen will give the keynote speech at this year’s VGM Heartland Conference held June 15-18 in Waterloo, Iowa.

At Heartland, providers learn about game changers


WATERLOO, Iowa – Reimbursement may be shrinking, but the HME industry is standing on the cusp of explosive growth, The VGM Group’s Mike Mallaro told attendees at the Heartland Conference last week.

Coffee klatch in the Heartland

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

I went for coffee this afternoon at the very funky Cottonwood Canyon Coffee with Beth Cox, Kelly Turner, Lalaina Rabary and Emily van Harken—you'll know them either through People for Quality Care or The VGM Group, which is hosting its Heartland Conference this week.

Emphasis on revenue, innovation for Heartland 2013


WATERLOO, Iowa – Nearly 80 sessions, featuring 20 new speakers, are slated for The VGM Heartland Conference, June 10-13 in Waterloo, Iowa, according to a press release.