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What's change got you doing?

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

There has been a rash of companies buying other companies, as well as public companies reporting their latest financial results, in the past week, and reacting to change is a recurring theme behind all of their activity.

Mirror, mirror on the wall

Thursday, May 19, 2016

The goal of this year’s HME News Business Summit is to change the way you see the HME industry and, more importantly, your business.

To help us do that, we’ve brought in some important “outsiders.”

Use ‘The Force’ to evolve in growing market

Thursday, March 3, 2016
Clint Geffert
Clint Geffert is president of VGM & Associates

If you’re anything like my family, making a visit to the local cinema to watch the new Star Wars film was a must-do. My three boys were fascinated with the movie and characters, just as the original Star Wars had captured imaginations a generation ago.

The post-acute pack: How can HME providers come out on top?


NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Post-acute care, including HME, is the Wild Wild West of health care, and that’s a good thing, several speakers said last week at the 11th annual HME News Business Summit.

Only the paranoid survive

Friday, August 7, 2015

I had a great call this week with the panelists for our “Rise of the Disrupters” panel at the upcoming HME News Business Summit in Nashville. I think this session, alone, will be worth the price of admission.

The Green Giant meets the Golden Commode

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

It’s easy to feel, in this small world that is the HME industry, that you’re the only ones going through so much change.


Sleep landscape: An open letter to Marilyn Tavenner


Dear Ms. Tavenner: I write this letter based on my experience as the executive director of the American Sleep Apnea Association from May 2004 to March 2014. The opinions and recommendations expressed here are my own and not those held by the association.

The changing shape of the HME industry

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

It’s only the fourth day of summer, but at HME News headquarters, we’re already thinking fall. (Which is a shame, really, because summers in Maine are so, so short!)

Why? Believe or not, we’re gearing up for our pre-show (September) and show (October) issues for Medtrade.

Big Cs at Heartland: Competitive bidding, change

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

The tide may be turning on CMS and its competitive bidding program, industry stakeholders told attendees at The VGM Group’s Heartland Conference on Tuesday.

How do you view change?

Wednesday, October 3, 2012
Mike Mallaro
CFO and chief information officer of The VGM Group

Blockbuster Video got outflanked by competitors who found a way to give customers cheaper, more convenient movie rentals. Reading is thriving, yet bookseller Borders died after narrowly defining its business as physical books sold from stores.