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Mallaro takes reins at VGM


WATERLOO, Iowa – The VGM Group’s board of directors has appointed a familiar face to serve as the company’s CEO: Mike Mallaro.

Summit snapshots: How to scramble eggs and more

Friday, September 18, 2015

I wrote a wrap up of our HME News Business Summit for the HME Newswire that hits email boxes on Monday, but there was so much more. So much.

So here are some quotables from the event:

Management: Gain employee trust

Q. How do I handle an employee that is not receptive to coaching?

A. If there’s one thing that frustrates managers, it’s having an “un-coachable” employee on their team.

Invacare names new leader

Matthew Monaghan will receive base salary of $750,000 per year

ELYRIA, Ohio – After a six-month search, Invacare has named an exec with turnaround experience as its new president and CEO.

Invacare names interim chairman


ELYRIA, Ohio – Invacare has appointed Dr. C. Martin Harris interim chairman of the company’s board of directors. Harris joined Invacare as a director in 2003 and was appointed its lead director effective May 17, 2012.

Thomas Ryan named president and CEO of AAHomecare


WASHINGTON – AAHomecare named Thomas Ryan its new president and CEO Aug. 14.

Gemba walks, teachable moments and standard work checklists

Thursday, June 14, 2012
Chris Calderone
president and founder of Lean Homecare Consulting Group

As leaders, we are routinely called upon to perform the “routine”—those everyday tasks and activities that comprise a leader’s typical day.