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Exhibitor highlights: VGM booth celebrates 25 years

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09/25/2011

BOOTH 1645 - Decked out in their traditional red, white and blue, Waterloo, Iowa-based The VGM Group will be reflecting on a quarter-century of serving the HME industry at Booth 1645 during Medtrade 2011.

From the Heartland to home

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06/23/2011

WATERLOO, Iowa A 700-square-foot home that features the latest in accessibility upgrades and was displayed at VGM's Heartland Conference in June has become home to industry advocate Angie Plager.

Briefs: Pride announces stops for new tour

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03/24/2011

Pride Mobility and Quantum Rehab announced in February the stops for its new educational tour. The 2011 Professional Education Partnership will stop in 24 cities beginning in Orlando in March and ending in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., in October. The tour features courses like "Mobility Product Troubleshooting and Repair."

Five ways you should be using the Internet

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03/24/2011

It's human nature to keep doing what we've always done. But this human nature is allowing entire industries to be flipped on their head and ruled by new methods. Internet technology is changing every industry and it's already knocking on the HME door. Prepare. Quickly. All the statistics tell us that the web is an enabler of a seismic change in the way consumers assess and access health care.

From Bed Bath & Beyond to VGM

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02/27/2011

WATERLOO, Iowa - The VGM Group has hired a retail veteran with experience at Bed Bath & Beyond to help members rev up their cash sales.

Collegre prez joins VGM

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12/21/2010

The VGM Group didn't mess around when it came to hiring its first-ever president of VGM Education.

Fox fiddles fraud story while provider burns

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Monday, October 5, 2009

Provider Dallas Jackson got a rude awakening this morning. It seems Fox News is doing a piece comparing Medicare reimbursement for DME like hospital beds to—you guessed it—Internet pricing.

Life Access projects $3.3M in earnings in 2009

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09/30/2009

Robert Gurinowitsch discovered the home modification business by accident, but since hanging out his shingle in 2006, there's been nothing accidental about his growth, which has averaged 15% to 20% a year. Gurinowitsch expects his company, Life Access, to earn about $3.3 million this year.

Enable me targets cash biz

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09/30/2009

When it comes to helping HME providers expand into the growing home modifications business, Enable Me is as close to a one-stop shop as you're likely to find, said Jerry Keiderling, president of The VGM Group's U.S. Rehab.