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Motif, VGM partner

January 26, 2021HME News Staff

ASHEVILLE, N.C. – Motif Medical and VGM & Associates have executed a program agreement to provide breast pumps, maternity compression and more to VGM members. “Being part of the VGM family allows us to help DME partners expand their product line and grow their businesses, while bringing our award-winning products to moms,” said Brandon Fonville, director of Motif Medical. VGM members will have access to Motif Medical’s full line of double-electric breast pumps, like the flagship...

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Total Home Health gets second act

December 6, 2019Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

CHICAGO - Glenn Kosirog came full circle on Nov. 20 when he helped to host a grand reopening for Total Home Health's location here.Earlier this year, Kosirog sold Kosirog Rexall's pharmacy business to Walgreens and its DME business to Total Home Health, where he stayed on as retail manager and where he continued his mission of helping underserved moms through its breastfeeding division.“We wanted to continue with that legacy of making a difference in Chicago with these moms,” said Kosirog....

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Carolina's HME launches breast pump division

September 11, 2019HME News Staff

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Carolina's Home Medical Equipment, Inc., has launched a new division, CHMEI BreastPumps. CHMEI BreastPumps has partnered with Spectra, Medela and others to offer industry leading breast pumps and accessories through a simple three-step process that allows women to get their breast pumps covered by insurance and shipped right to their doorstep. “There are about 120,000 live births each year in North Carolina alone,” said Andrew Trammell, president and CEO of Carolina's. “We're...

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Byram advocates for working women

September 6, 2019Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. - Breast pumps allow women to return to work while still nursing, but many don't know they have rights to make that transition easier. That's something Byram Healthcare wants to change, says CEO Perry Bernocchi.“It's part of Byram's social responsibility to educate new moms that this is a benefit to them,” said Bernocchi. “We also wanted to develop working tools that they can bring to their employer if their employer is unaware.”Byram, whichsells about 15,000...

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Not enough breastfeeding moms know their rights, Byram survey finds

August 1, 2019HME News Staff

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. - Fewer than one in five working moms who breastfeed know their rights in the workplace, according to a survey commissioned by Byram Healthcare. Wakefield Research, which conducted the survey, polled 1,000 working moms in the U.S. with children ages two and under who are breastfeeding or recently breastfed. More than half of working moms (52%) said they didn't know they are legally entitled to a room to pump or express milk for a full year after giving birth. They said they were...

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Aeroflow launches Pumping Room Makeover contest

August 1, 2019HME News Staff

ASHEVILLE, N.C. - Aeroflow Breastpumps has launched its second Pumping Room Makeover, sponsored by Medela. The contest will provide one grand prize winner with a pumping room makeover in their workplace, bringing awareness to the importance of safe, comfortable lactation rooms for working moms. Participants should submit an entry form, along with photos of the existing or potential lactation space they are nominating by Aug. 31. “We want to be an advocate for all breastfeeding mothers who return...

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All-new Ameda

July 25, 2019Liz Beaulieu, Editor

BUFFALO GROVE, Ill. - When Ameda launched its Mya Pro breast pump in May the company had the power of a new brand and website behind it.The Mya Pro, a hospital-strength personal breast pump, follows the launch of the Mya, a portable pump, in March. “This is the biggest product launch that we've had in a long time,” said Betsy Summers, senior global brand manager, Consumer Marketing & Innovation. “We haven't launched a pump for a couple of years.”Working with an agency and...

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Aeroflow donates breast pump kits

August 9, 2017HME News Staff

ASHEVILLE, N.C. - Aeroflow and Ameda, a breast pump manufacturer, are partnering with Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta to provide breast pump kits for new mothers to use at Dekalb Detention Center. The program gives the mothers, most of whom will be in Dekalb for short periods of time, the opportunity to initiate and maintain lactation so they can continue to feed their baby breast milk once they're reunited at home. "Many women at Dekalb believe they are not allowed to breastfeed, even in the...

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Aeroflow launches petition

February 24, 2017Kelly Bothum

ASHEVILLE, N.C. - There's been plenty of discussion recently about what the repeal of the Affordable Care Act could mean for healthcare consumers, but Aeroflow Healthcare is doing more than just talking.The DME provider has launched an online petition to keep breastfeeding support—mandated since 2010 through the ACA—as a women's preventive benefit.In less than three weeks, the petition garnered more than 11,300 signatures. For Aeroflow, which operates a Mom & Baby division specializing...

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Aeroflow launches petition to protect breastfeeding support

January 13, 2017HME News Staff

ASHEVILLE, N.C. - Aeroflow Healthcare has created a petition to keep breastfeeding support as a women's preventative care guideline available through the Affordable Care Act. Currently, pregnant and new mothers are covered for services like breastfeeding support, but these services are “on the chopping block,” the company states in a press release, under a new administration and a new Congress. “Replacement insurance plans may still include preventative care in bits and pieces,...

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