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Ostomy lifestyle expert feels 'lucky'

July 31, 2017Kelly Bothum

Laura Cox has served as Shield Healthcare's ostomy living expert for 3½ years. She was hired by the company after CEO Jim Snell saw her speak about her ileostomy on an episode of Tosh.0. She talks about her interest in telling her story to educate and break down the stigma around ostomy.  HME News: How does sharing your personal experience help others?Laura Cox: People get an ostomy for all sorts of reasons. Mine was inflammatory bowel disease. When I was doing my own research, there wasn't...

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Shield Healthcare reinvigorates ostomy services division

July 31, 2017Kelly Bothum

VALENCIA, Calif. - Shield Healthcare recently announced a renewed push to market its ostomy services to Medicare patients nationwide. As part of that effort, Shield has developed an extensive online presence to engage and educate ostomy patients. That presence includes Ostomy Life expert, Laura Cox, who has been living with an ostomy since she was 19 years old.As part of Shield's Ostomy Life marketing campaign, Cox, 24, makes videos, writes blog posts and interacts with other people who are living...

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People in the news: Tracy, Zelenko, Cox

May 23, 2014HME News Staff

Bret Tracy has been named MK Battery's national sales director. Tracy, an ATP who joined MK Battery in 2012 as associate director of HME business, has worked on federal separate benefit legislation and sits on several industry boards…Tammy Zelenko, president/CEO of AdvaCare Home Services, celebrated her 15th year of owning the company May 20…Laura Cox has joined Shield Healthcare as an ostomy lifestyle expert.

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