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Last call for Medtrade speaker proposals

July 3, 2024HME News Staff

DALLAS – The deadline to submit proposals for the 2025 Medtrade Conference is this Friday, July 5. The Medtrade educational program covers a wide range of topics and includes tracks for audits & compliance; operations & innovations; complex rehab technology (CRT) & mobility; legislative, regulatory, legal; managed care; product categories; and sales & marketing. Within each track are four specially curated session topics created by the Medtrade Educational Advisory Board to be used as both...

Home Medical Equipment (HME), Medtrade


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WHILL powers up

June 21, 2024Liz Beaulieu, Editor

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – WHILL, known for its modern looking power wheelchairs, is on an expansion kick in the U.S., attending Medtrade this spring with a new product and announcing the addition of five executives to its leadership team in May.  “We’re newly re-energized,” said Carl Crabill, senior vice president, WHILL Business Development, Mobility Sales. “Our strategy is really unique and it’s going to deliver a lot of growth.”   In...

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In brief: CCS launches PropheSee, Vertess’ Smith recognized

June 12, 2024HME News Staff

DALLAS – CCS has launched PropheSee, an AI-powered predictive model for health care organizations focused on improving adherence in people with diabetes who use a continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) device.  With the deployment of this new predictive model, CCS has observed increases in adherence rates among targeted, high-risk patient cohorts by as much as 50% compared to control groups. The increase in adherence resulted from tech-enabled, personalized interventions based on risk...

CCS, Edgepark, Medtrade, Nymbl Systems, PropheSee, Vertess


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Medtrade calls for 2025 speakers

June 10, 2024HME News Staff

DALLAS – Medtrade has opened its Call for Speakers for the 2025 Medtrade Conference, which takes place Feb. 18-20 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas. The Medtrade educational program covers a wide range of topics, from innovations to products and daily operations for the home medical equipment, complex rehabilitation industry, and manufacturer partners. The 2025 conference tracks are: audits & compliance; operations & innovations; complex rehab technology (CRT) & mobility;...

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Newspoll: Medtrade re-establishes presence

April 19, 2024Theresa Flaherty

DALLAS – Back home from attending this year’s Medtrade, the majority poll of respondents who attended (80%) say the show had a positive vibe this year.  “It was easy to feel how many more people were present, in general,” wrote one respondent.  “Also, seeing many vendors return (in some cases, it had been over a decade!) was very telling.”  Medtrade, which took place March 26-28 at the Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center, drew more than...

Home Medical Equipment (HME), Medtrade


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Top execs ‘control’ what they can 

March 29, 2024Liz Beaulieu, Editor

DALLAS – A panel of top execs shared how they’re navigating the “chaos” in the HME industry right now, including the staffing shortages, Change Healthcare cyberattack, and Philips Respironics recall and exit, during the AAHomecare Update at Medtrade on March 27.  Tom Ryan, president and CEO of AAHomecare, led John Cassar of SuperCare Health, Josh Marx of Medical Service Company, Ryan Bullock of Aeroflow and David Siegel of Nationwide Medical – all part of the...

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In brief: Medtrade’s attendance, CCS’s CVS Health hire 

March 29, 2024HME News Staff

DALLAS – Medtrade officials say attendance at the industry’s annual trade show increased 25% this year compared to last year. “This year’s Medtrade attracted more than 2,300 qualified attendees,” said Kerry Tyler, associate show director. The show drew attendees from every state except Rhode Island and from 35 countries, officials say. As part of the New Product Awards sponsored by HomeCare Media at Medtrade, attendees selected Jover Walker Cover by Jover for Providers’...

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‘There’s a distinct buzz’ at Medtrade

March 27, 2024Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

DALLAS – They come for education, products and networking, but Associate Show Director Kerry Tyler hopes attendees also take home a big dose of inspiration from this year’s Medtrade.    “There’s a distinct buzz that you can hear and feel,” she said. “Educational sessions were packed on day one and the opening of the show floor on day two has taken it to another level. You don’t get inspiration by staying at home.”  At this...

2024, AAHomecare, Kerry Tyler, Medtrade, Rhythm Healthcare, Tactical Back Office


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Panelists underscore true potential of AI

March 27, 2024Liz Beaulieu, Editor

DALLAS – HME providers can cut through the buzz around AI by focusing on how the technology can increase their efficiency, a panel of experts told Medtrade attendees on Wednesday.  “It’s not that AI is the silver bullet that solves our problems, or the devil,” said Gary Sheehan, founder and managing director of Scorton Creek Capital, who moderated the panel titled, “AI in health care: Actual clinical, workflow and automation applications working today.”...

2024, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Medtrade


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Managed care: Don’t give into ‘extortion’

March 27, 2024Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

DALLAS – Managed care plans have gotten a lot more active in auditing and, unfortunately, for providers they often operate under their own playbook, Wayne van Halem told Medtrade attendees on Tuesday.  One thing, in particular, that he’s seeing: an increase in extrapolated overpayments, which are supposed to be appealable, but the plans don’t seem to understand that, he said.  “What they’re doing is extortion: Pay this (extrapolated overpayment) or we’re...

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