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Medtrade West

Medtrade West preview: Getting back on track

July 9, 2021John Andrews

PHOENIX – One of the biggest questions HME leaders may have as they step back out into the post-pandemic landscape is, “Now what?”  It’s a fair question for sure, and HME consultants like Miriam Lieber will be addressing it during Medtrade West in Phoenix, July 12-13. Lieber’s session focuses on “Best Practices in a COVID World – A Reality Check,” designed to help HME providers navigate the uncertainty that lies ahead.  “COVID...

COVID-19, leadership, Medtrade West, pandemic


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National HME names new CEO

January 25, 2021HME News Staff

IRVING, Texas – National HME, a provider of DME solutions to the hospice market, has appointed Andy Ingram as CEO. Before joining National HME, Ingram spent 11 years at Encompass Health in senior leadership roles, including executive vice president of operations. In this role, Ingram was responsible for the organization’s hospice service line, which generated about $200 million in annual revenues throughout 85 locations across 18 states. Prior to Encompass, he served as regional vice...

Hospice, leadership, National HME


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Tandem names ResMed exec to board

December 16, 2020HME News Staff

SAN DIEGO – Tandem Diabetes Care has named Raj Sodhi, president of the software as a service (SaaS) business at ResMed, as an independent member of its board of directors effective Jan. 1. He brings to Tandem more than 25 years of digital strategy experience, SaaS commercialization and operations across multiple industries, including health care, financial services and telecom. “We are pleased to welcome Raj to our board of directors at this important next stage of Tandem’s...

board of directors, digital health, leadership, Raj Sodhi, ResMed, Tandem Diabetes Care


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Smart Talk

Leadership: Understand the signs 

December 14, 2020Sarah Hanna

Q. How do I combat burnout and stay motivated in my position after experiencing the challenges of 2020?  A. During stressful and uncertain times, burnout in the workplace hits an all-time high. Understanding burnout and steps to move through it is key to improving your motivation. First let’s identify some common signs of burnout: reduced efficiency and energy; increased errors and frustration; suspiciousness; fatigue and headaches; more time spent working with less being accomplished.  Moving...

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Leadership: Make your list

November 11, 2020Sarah Hanna

Q. I have so much on my “to-do” list that I get overwhelmed and end up not accomplishing the important things. How do I determine the priorities so I can hit my goals?A. You are not alone in feeling overwhelmed from too many items on your list. New tasks are added daily while others seem to stay without any movement. Continual prioritization is needed to ensure you are addressing the most important and timely items.When prioritizing, be sure to include meetings that are scheduled to know...

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CTF names new leaders

November 3, 2020HME News Staff

VENICE, Fla. - The Clinician Task Force has announced new leadership for 2021-23, including Dr. Cara Masselink as executive director. Masselink replaces Cathy Carver, PT, ATP/SMS. She will serve a two-year term. The CTF also welcomes Nicole LaBerge, PT, ATP, to the executive board. She replaces Lorri Bernhardt, PT, MPT, ATP. Masselink, who has been active in the CTF for a few years, recently led a clinical subgroup for the ITEM Coalition providing clinical input for an NCD recommendation to CMS for...

clinician task force, Complex Rehab, Dr. Cara Masselink, leadership


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Leadership: Communicate, collaborate and acknowledge

October 5, 2020Sarah Hanna

Q. How do I keep my team motivated in times of stress and the unknown? A. When people discuss motivating employees, most think in terms of gifts, parties, rewards, pay increases, etc. However, there are other ways of encouraging staff that last longer than the “hit” of dopamine the brain releases from a “feel good” moment/activity. Don't get me wrong, those rewards are needed for a short-term boost, but what builds long-term motivation and loyalty, especially in stressful...

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Numotion holds mid-year event

September 18, 2020HME News Staff

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. - Numotion recently held its first “Mid-Year National Leadership Conference” for all employees. The goal of the conference was to reflect on the past six months and the various dynamics that have impacted the company's customers, team and communities. The conference, which was streamed to all employees, featured opening comments from CEO Mike Swinford and updates from other members of the management team. It also included an awards presentation, a TED Talk from social...

Complex Rehab, Conference, leadership, Numotion


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Larry Jackson brings 'market attention' to Sunrise Medical

September 11, 2020Liz Beaulieu, Editor

FRESNO, Calif. - Larry Jackson has become a household name in the complex rehab market and, as the new president of Sunrise Medical North America, one of his goals is to elevate the company to that same status. “They have a very good complement of products,” said Jackson, who worked for 26 years as part of the executive team at Permobil. “They just haven't been able to get that market attention. I hope to be able to bring that.” Here's what Jackson, who is also a member of...

Complex Rehab, Larry Jackson, leadership, Sunrise Medical


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Leadership: Listen to your team

September 9, 2020Sarah Hanna

Q. How do I know I'm leading my staff in a manner that fosters loyalty and commitment to the company's mission and goals?A. Determining what your team thinks of you as a leader is not an easy task. It requires getting honest and constructive feedback about your strengths, weaknesses and areas of improvement, as well as their needs. Therefore, they need to feel safe in their ability to be truthful in their opinions without fear of repercussions. You also need to be the person who can hear the good,...

ECS North, leadership, Sarah Hanna


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