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Essentially Women holds annual conference


MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – Nearly 250 members, vendor partner representatives, speakers and consultants attended Essentially Women’s education conference here Sept. 25-26. The two-day conference offered 19 sessions, and the opportunity to earn and maintain CEUs.

Register now for reduced rate


ATLANTA – Early registration for Medtrade ends at midnight on Saturday, Sept. 24. After that date, the $25 expo fee increases to $50, and the $99 conference/education session rate increases to $199.

VGM has ‘Big Ideas’ for Heartland Conference


WATERLOO, Iowa – The VGM Group has released the educational lineup for the Heartland Conference, June 13-16.

Patient education: A victim of lean times?


YARMOUTH, Maine – While 75% of respondents to a recent HME Newspoll admit they could be doing a better job educating patients about their therapies, many say they just don’t have the resources.

The future is coming

Monday, May 18, 2015

It sounds obvious, and it is. The future is coming.

But while it sounds obvious, the future is not simple to predict and it’s certainly not easy to navigate. And yet, it’s coming, always coming.

Sigvaris sponsors lymphedema, wound care certification


PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. – Sigvaris and the International Lymphedema & Wound Care Training Institute have teamed up to offer what they say is the only certification program focused on wound care and lymphedema.

NCAMES sees ‘Happy Days’ at winter meeting


CARY, N.C. – The North Carolina Association for Medical Equipment Services (NCAMES) saw nearly a 10% increase in attendance at this year’s winter meeting compared to last year’s, it announced Feb. 13.

Lobbying: Emphasize impact on constituents

Q. Why is it important to build a relationship with my elected officials?

A. A wise consultant in our industry once said that if a portion of your business is funded by the federal or state government, it is important to develop a relationship with the people who influence policy—your elected officials.