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Heard at VGM: 'The future looks good. It's just different.'

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

When The VGM Group says it’s helping HME providers get ready for the future at its Heartland Conference this week, it means not only professionally but also personally.

Briefs: Drive Medical builds web stores for providers


PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y. – Drive Medical now helps HME providers build and maintain their own customized and branded web stores, the manufacturer announced in an April 19 release.

Who's smoke screening whom?

Friday, April 22, 2011

The top stories in the NAIMES and VGM e-mail bulletins on April 20 had the following headline:

"CMS Smoke Screen - Talks of Delay of Round 2, But Then Moves Forward"

They then go on to say:

20th anniversary of ADA: A time of celebration and shame


This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), landmark legislation that helped bring people with disabilities into the mainstream. Historically, society tended to isolate and segregate individuals with disabilities.

Of celebration and shame

Friday, August 6, 2010

It turns out I'm not the only one who has mixed feelings about celebrating this year's 20th anniversary of the American with Disabilities Act (Read my blog here).



Invacare CEO and Chairman of the Board Mal Mixon recently suffered a mild stroke and will take a temporary medical leave of absence, the company reported April 30. "I have suffered a mild stroke, but fortunately, my condition is stable and my doctors have told me the prognosis for a full recovery is favorable," Mixon stated in a release.

Angry Man tees off on The Scooter Store and HME News

Friday, December 4, 2009

Every now and then, some really irate person calls, emails or writes HME News and goes ballistic. To tell you the truth, I like hearing from Angry Man or Angry Woman because it usually indicates that we’ve struck a nerve.

New face at U.S. Rehab

Thursday, October 8, 2009

Greg Parker has been named director of operations at U.S. Rehab, The VGM Group announced this week. Parker comes to U.S. Rehab from Pride Mobility Products, where he was the regional coordinator for the midwest region.