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In brief: Complex rehab momentum, telehealth risks, Medicare Advantage bill

September 16, 2022HME News Staff

WASHINGTON – A record 300-plus advocates participated in the NCART/NRRTS Virtual Congressional Fly-in on Sept. 14.  Those advocates, who included consumers, clinicians, providers, manufacturers, family members, caregivers and others, held meetings with 292 congressional offices throughout the day.  “In the weeks ahead, we will be carrying out the important task of following up with offices on the ‘congressional asks’ presented,” said Don Clayback in an...

Complex Rehab, HME Woman of The Year, Home Medical Equipment, Medicare Advantage, Medtrade, NCART, NCPA, NRRTS, RESNA, Telehealth


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Medtrade calls for speakers under new format 

September 12, 2022HME News Staff

DALLAS – Show organizers, including the Educational Advisory Board, have put out a call for speakers for Medtrade, March 28-30 in Dallas. The educational program will feature a new format that includes content categories and topics pre-selected by the EAB; descriptions and overarching objectives to serve as a guide for presentations; learning objectives submitted by speakers; and presentations that adhere to the description and learning objectives. “Please understand that this is not...

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AAH seeks next Homecare Champion

September 2, 2022HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - AAHomecare is currently seeking nominations for the 2022 Van Miller Homecare Champion. Nominees should have a longstanding record of service within the home care community; embody the spirit of caring and generosity, which are the hallmarks of this profession; and represent active membership and engagement in AAHomecare. Previous winners include Steve Ackerman, Karyn Estrella, Regina Gillispie and Gary Sheehan. The award will be presented at Medtrade East during the Stand Up for Homecare...

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Speaker Q&A: Avoid marketing missteps, fines

August 26, 2022Tracy Orzel

ATLANTA - Because DME is one of the most regulated industries, health care marketers have more hoops to jump through—and avoid—than others, says Jacqueline Bain, co-founder of Silverman Bain, a health care and business law firm. HME News spoke to Bain, who is co-hosting the Medtrade session, “Implementing a legally proper marketing program,” about which laws you should be aware of and what could happen if you aren’t.  HME News: What are the major federal laws...

Home Medical Equipment, Medtrade, Silverman Bain


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Speaker Q&A: Stand out using clinical outcomes, customized care 

August 26, 2022Tracy Orzel

ATLANTA - Asking referral sources to “order from me because I give good service,” isn’t going to cut it, says Karen Lerner, clinical vice president at Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare. Here’s what Lerner, who is co-hosting a Medtrade session on the importance of using clinical outcomes to drive referrals, had to say about what to track and how to get attention.  HME News: How can providers use outcomes to drive referrals?  Karen Lerner: It can be a simple thing like...

Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare, Home Medical Equipment, Medtrade


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Medtrade focuses on 'sweet' future 

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Medtrade focuses on 'sweet' future 

August 26, 2022John Andrews

ATLANTA – While many of the HME industry stalwarts may feel nostalgic about Medtrade’s last Atlanta appearance on Oct. 24-26, show organizers prefer to look forward.  Show Director York Schwab describes the current mood as “excitement” from organizers, exhibitors and attendees, yet concedes that each group has unique personal feelings about the show moving to Dallas for Medtrade 2023.  “We understand the nostalgia, but we don’t have the luxury...

Home Medical Equipment, Medtrade, York Schwab


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In brief: Philips provides update, Tomorrow Health raises funds, Sen. Thune meets members

July 1, 2022HME News Staff

AMSTERDAM – A comprehensive testing and research program on the PE-PUR foam in certain CPAP, BiPAP and mechanical ventilator devices has shown very low prevalence of visible degradation, Philips announced in an update on June 28.  In first-generation DreamStation devices, which represent 68% of registered affected devices globally, testing found:   164 of 36,341 (0.5%) devices with self-reported no ozone use showed significant visible foam degradation.  777 of...

Breas Medical, Medtrade, Philips Recall, ResMed, Sen. John Thune, SleepRes, Tomorrow Health


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ResMed returns to Medtrade East

June 29, 2022HME News Staff

SAN DIEGO – ResMed will exhibit at Medtrade East in Atlanta, Oct. 24-26 at the Georgia World Congress Center. “Anytime we get a chance to spend time with our HME partners at an important industry event, it is a valuable opportunity for us,” says Bill Shoop, vice president, North America Sales, ResMed. “With the challenges our industry is facing right now, it's more important than ever to understand how we can best serve our HME partners and collaborate on innovative ways...

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In brief: Medtrade location, Quipt expansion, CGM access

June 24, 2022HME News Staff

ATLANTA – Medtrade will take place March 28-30 in Dallas next year, show organizers have announced.  The event will take place at the Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center in the Convention Center District in downtown Dallas.  “Switching to one show per year was motivated by feedback from attendees and exhibitors,” said York Schwab, show director, in today’s Medtrade Monday. “Moving the show to Dallas is part of the same equation. Dallas is centrally...

CGMs, Hollister, Medtrade, Quipt, TRICARE


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Medtrade heads to Dallas in 2023 

June 20, 2022HME News Staff

ATLANTA – Medtrade will take place March 28-30 in Dallas next year, show organizers have announced.  The event will take place at the Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center in the Convention Center District in downtown Dallas.  “Switching to one show per year was motivated by feedback from attendees and exhibitors,” said York Schwab, show director, in today’s Medtrade Monday. “Moving the show to Dallas is part of the same equation. Dallas is centrally...

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