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OK, so we're shaking hands?

March 4, 2020Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

We're back in Las Vegas, complete with hand sanitizer stations in the lobby of Mandalay Bay and conspicuously thinner crowds in the restaurants and at the blackjack tables in the casino, what with the unfortunate confluence of coronavirus panic and Medtrade Spring. I've shaken plenty of hands. I've also done some no-contact hand waves and one elbow bump. Hey, whatever works! Medtrade SXSW Show Director Mark Lind is definitely shaking hands. He's also working the show floor, moving from booth to booth...

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Meet Medtrade director Mark Lind

February 25, 2020John Andrews

It has been 10 years since Medtrade had a new show director, so Mark Lind's ascension to the job is particularly noteworthy. He admits that replacing longtime director Kevin Gaffney is a formidable challenge, but cites his four years as Gaffney's protégé have enabled him to hit the ground running. As Medtrade Spring approaches March 3-5 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, Lind reflects on his professional experience and new role for the show. HME...

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Medtrade Spring preview: AI can be empowering

February 21, 2020Tracy Orzel

LAS VEGAS - If you think the HME industry isn't ready for artificial intelligence, guess again, says Dan Fox, vice president of emerging markets at Smart Action. HME News spoke to Fox, who is co-hosting the Medtrade session, “Beyond the Buzz: AI in DME” with Miriam Lieber, about adaptation and how AI can benefit everyone involved. HME News: Are patients receptive to artificial intelligence? Dan Fox: We found that older demographics may be even more likely to give...

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Medtrade Spring preview: Be more than a source of products, says speaker Lisa Wells

February 6, 2020Tracy Orzel

LAS VEGAS - Lisa Wells will be co-hosting a free workshop at Medtrade Spring 2020 about the importance of whole-person marketing. HME News recently spoke to Wells, vice president of marketing at Cure Medical, about offering HME customers more than just products. HME News: Why is it important to support patients physically, socially and emotionally? Lisa Wells: In the clinical studies we researched, I learned that people with disabilities, particularly spinal cord injuries, live twice as long...

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