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CareCentrix receives certificate

February 11, 2020HME News Staff

HARTFORD, Conn. - CareCentrix has been recognized by independent analysts at the Great Place To Work Institute as a 2019-2020 Great Place to Work. The certification process considered feedback from more than half of the employees across the company's six locations. “We are in a new era of what defines business success,” said CEO John Driscoll. “For business to compete and win today, we need to create companies that deliver for all of our teammates.” Great Place to Work...

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GF Health Products honored for expansion efforts

January 22, 2020HME News Staff

ATLANTA - GF Health Products has received the 2019 GLOBE Award from the Georgia Department of Economic Development, in recognition of its expansion into new global markets. This is GF's fourth year receiving the award, which was established in 2014 to recognize Georgia companies for their outstanding export achievements.

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In brief: Russalesi is Woman of the Year, Brightree expands resupply offering

October 22, 2019HME News Staff

ATLANTA - Wendy Russalesi, chief compliance officer for AdaptHealth, has been named 2019 Woman of the Year. Russalesi, who has worked in the HME industry for more than 20 years, received the VGM-sponsored award before the AAHomecare Washington Update on Tuesday morning. Russalesi plays an integral role in the strategic direction, implementation and oversight of AdaptHealth's corporate compliance programs and ensures the provider meets compliance requirements on the local, state and federal...

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Karyn Estrella to be recognized as Homecare Champion

October 11, 2019HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - Karyn Estrella has been named as the 2019 Van G. Miller Homecare Champion. Estrella, the long-time leader of the Home Medical Equipment Services Association of New England, passed away July 4. She is remembered for her passionate advocacy on behalf of the HME industry. “Karyn was a force in her meetings with policymakers, but the way she encouraged and supported so many other individuals in New England to become strong HME advocates is probably the most important part of...

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RESNA highlights busy RehabWeek2019

July 3, 2019HME News Staff

TORONTO - RESNA doled out a bevy of awards during its annual conference—part of RehabWeek 2019, June 24-28 in Toronto— including naming the National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association (NMEDA) as the recipient of the RESNA Leadership Award. The honor recognizes a company, agency or organization for significant contributions to the field of assistive technology and rehabilitation engineering, and for supporting and recognizing RESNA and its mission of promoting access to AT for people...

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RESNA announces student finalists

June 7, 2019HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - RESNA has announced the finalists for its Student Design Challenge. This annual, international competition recognizes innovative and creative assistive technology designs by undergraduate and graduate students at major universities. Entries are judged on originality, quality of design, and usefulness to persons with disabilities. The six finalists will travel to RESNA's 2019 annual conference, June 24-28 in Toronto to present their work prototypes to a panel of industry judges. The...

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Stockert stands up

May 24, 2019Liz Beaulieu, Editor

WASHINGTON - When you say Barb Stockert, the recipient of the 2019 AAHomecare/Mal Mixon Legislative Advocate Award, lives and breathes advocacy, it's not a clich�. Stockert, who received the award at last week's Washington Legislative Conference, tells the story of how she and her husband were in a casino years ago and they found out it was so crowded because Kent Conrad, a U.S. senator at the time, was there. “A bell went off in my head, 'Ding, ding, ding, I've got...

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Barb Stockert to receive advocate award

May 2, 2019HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - AAHomecare has named Barb Stockert as the recipient of the 2019 AAHomecare/Mal Mixon Legislative Advocate Award. Stockert, a longtime member of the State Leaders and HME/RT councils at AHomecare, is being recognized for her grassroots efforts across the western U.S., including assisting with the Grassroots Accountability Project, for which she is contact for more than 20 congressional offices. Stockert has served as the North Dakota co-state chairperson for MAMES since 2004 and...

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PurWell nabs top award at Medtrade Spring

April 19, 2019HME News Staff

LAS VEGAS - PurWell CBD won gold in the New Product Pavilion Providers' Choice Awards at Medtrade Spring for its proprietary line of organic, all natural hemp oil products that generate general health and wellness. Western Medical won silver for its Rip n Go Premium Linen Systems, and Cozee won bronze for its battery powered heating blanket. The winners were determined by attendee votes submitted in the New Product Pavilion. “All three of these products demonstrate the spirit of innovation...

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RESNA calls for nominations

March 29, 2019HME News Staff

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - The RESNA board of directors seeks nominations for the annual RESNA Awards. The awards recognize individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to the field of assistive technology and rehabilitation engineering or their service to RESNA. “The response from RESNA's professional network is essential for our committee to identify those who have gone above and beyond promoting the health and well-being of people with disabilities through increasing...

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