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In brief: Heartland wraps up, Medtrade East masks up

September 17, 2021HME News Staff

WATERLOO, Iowa – VGM welcomed nearly 1,000 guests for its 20th annual Heartland Conference last week.  The conference, which is usually held in June, was moved to September to help ensure health and safety amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Organizers took precautions like moving all social events outdoors and requiring masks indoors.  “As leaders in the health care industry, we wanted to do everything we could, taking all proper precautions, to help keep everyone safe during...

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AAHomecare gears up for virtual conference, Medtrade East

September 16, 2021HME News Staff

WASHINGTON – The deadline to register for AAHomecare’s Virtual Washington Legislative Conference is coming up: Sept. 22.  The association won’t be able to make meeting requests with lawmakers of behalf of attendees after that date.   Also on Sept. 22, AAHomecare will host an Issue Education and Training Program for the conference at 2:30 p.m. ET. The association encourages all attendees to participate to gain a full understanding of this year’s new virtual...

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Medtrade East to require masks

September 14, 2021HME News Staff

ATLANTA – Show organizers will require masks at Medtrade East, Oct. 18-20, at the Georgia World Congress Center. In an update to the Medtrade East website, they also note that Atlanta is under a mask mandate. “Medtrade East is excited to welcome our attendees and exhibitors back to forge new relationships and celebrate old ones,” show organizers say on the website. “Our team is committed to creating an event experience where our customers, partners and employees can safely...

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Atlanta show rebranding emphasizes region over season

August 31, 2021John Andrews

The HME industry’s largest trade show has been rebranded as Medtrade East to reflect geography instead of the time of year it is held. Following the July premier of Medtrade West in Phoenix, Medtrade East at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta Oct. 18-20 is being presented as a regional contrast rather than the previous emphasis on spring and fall.  “Many people unofficially called the Atlanta show ‘Medtrade East’,” show director York Schwab said about...

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Seminars address COVID-19

August 31, 2021John Andrews

In keeping with the ongoing challenges caused by COVID-19 and its variants, the Medtrade East Education Advisory Board has included several seminars that deal with the virus-related issues providers are facing for the Oct. 18-20 educational sessions at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta.  “Several of the programs we selected deal directly with COVID,” said EAB member Jeff Baird. “Other programs we selected focus on what we believe the key issues will be for suppliers...

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Q&A with Brightree's Haddad, Pannu

August 31, 2021Tracy Orzel

ATLANTA - Pandemic or no pandemic, work from home is here to stay, which makes tracking productivity even more vital for providers to manage operations. HME News recently spoke to Medtrade East speakers, Jas Pannu, vice president of product management at Brightree, and Fadi Haddad, director of data and analytics at the company, about why productivity tracking matters and what to consider going forward.   HME News: What's the role of analytics and KPIs in tracking productivity?  Jas...

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Smart Saver rates for Medtrade East end July 17

July 8, 2021HME News Staff

ATLANTA – Smart Saver rates are in effect for Medtrade East, scheduled for Oct. 18-20, 2021, at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, through July 17. “We are back at our familiar home at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta for Medtrade East,” says York Schwab, associate show director. “After a virtual event in 2020, we are happy to be get back to an in-person show and we hope Medtrade East can be a rallying point to inspire the industry and help spark a great...

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Medtrade: Early rates go into effect, call for presentations extended

May 3, 2021HME News Staff

PHOENIX and ATLANTA – Early rates for Medtrade West are in effect through May 15. Early rates offer a $50 savings on a conference pass, compared to advance rates, and $130 in savings, compared to standard rates. Savings are also available for expo passes. Medtrade West is scheduled for July 12-14 at the Phoenix Convention Center. Click here to register…Show organizers have extended the call for presentations for Medtrade East until May 14. Click...

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Show organizers put out last call  

April 28, 2021HME News Staff

ATLANTA – The deadline for submissions to present at Medtrade East is this Friday, April 30. This year’s show takes place Oct. 18-20, 2021, at the Georgia World Congress Center. Show organizers seek educational sessions that address the following tracks: business operations, executive leadership and planning, legal, retail, and sales and marketing. They, along with members of the Educational Advisory Board, will evaluate submissions based on the following criteria: timeliness...

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Show organizers gear up for Medtrade West, Medtrade East

April 6, 2021HME News Staff

PHOENIX – Registration is officially open for Medtrade West, scheduled for July 12-14 at the Phoenix Convention Center.  SmartSaver rates, good through April 17, mean $25 for an Expo Pass and $99 for a Conference pass (which also includes access to the Expo).  “It’s been a long road to get to this moment when we can confidently offer registration for an in-person show,” said York Schwab, associate show director, Medtrade West and Medtrade East,...

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