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Shield HealthCare expands into Arkansas

February 13, 2018HME News Staff

VALENCIA, Calif. - Shield HealthCare has expanded into Arkansas, demonstrating its commitment to the “ongoing growth of the company as a nationwide medical suppler leader,” it says. “We are excited to open up the Arkansas market,” said Roger Miller, chief marketing officer. “We believe that Arkansas customers using medical supplies need exactly what Shield offers.” Shield now operates in Arkansas, California, Colorado, Illinois, Texas and Washington. The company,...

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Ostomy lifestyle expert feels 'lucky'

July 31, 2017Kelly Bothum

Laura Cox has served as Shield Healthcare's ostomy living expert for 3½ years. She was hired by the company after CEO Jim Snell saw her speak about her ileostomy on an episode of Tosh.0. She talks about her interest in telling her story to educate and break down the stigma around ostomy.  HME News: How does sharing your personal experience help others?Laura Cox: People get an ostomy for all sorts of reasons. Mine was inflammatory bowel disease. When I was doing my own research, there wasn't...

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Shield Healthcare reinvigorates ostomy services division

July 31, 2017Kelly Bothum

VALENCIA, Calif. - Shield Healthcare recently announced a renewed push to market its ostomy services to Medicare patients nationwide. As part of that effort, Shield has developed an extensive online presence to engage and educate ostomy patients. That presence includes Ostomy Life expert, Laura Cox, who has been living with an ostomy since she was 19 years old.As part of Shield's Ostomy Life marketing campaign, Cox, 24, makes videos, writes blog posts and interacts with other people who are living...

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Short takes: BOC, Shield Healthcare, Sunrise Medical

June 8, 2017HME News Staff

The Board of Certification/Accreditation (BOC) is now accepting nominations for its board of directors. Directors serve four-year terms and must participate in four board meetings annually. For more information, or to obtain a nomination form, go to bocusa.org/boc-board-directors…Shield Healthcare is pushing its OstomyLife program nationwide as part of its renewed commitment toMedicare ostomy patients. …Sunrise Medical celebrated World Environment Day June 5. The manufacturer is committed to using...

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Short Takes: Health Mart, Shield HealthCare, Universal Power Group

September 15, 2016HME News Staff

Health Mart was ranked highest overall in customer satisfaction among chain drug pharmacies across the U.S. in the J.D. Power 2016 Pharmacy Satisfaction Study. The study measures customer satisfaction with pharmacies in four segments: mail order, chain drug stores, supermarkets and mass merchandisers…Shield HealthCare has relocated its Dallas operations and distribution to a larger facility in Carrollton, Texas. The new 52,000-square-foot facility will house 125 home medical supply...

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Shield upsizes operations

January 30, 2015HME News Staff

VALENCIA, Calif. - Shield HealthCare has moved its sales and distribution operations in Chicago to Elmhurst, Ill. A new, larger facility there will allow the provider of home medical supplies to gain efficiencies as it responds to its growing customer population, according to a press release. Shield offers a variety of disposable medical supplies, including incontinence, enteral nutrition, urological and wound care supplies.

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Shield HealthCare announces caregiver contest

September 10, 2014HME News Staff

VALENCIA, Calif. - Shield HealthCare has announced its 14th annual caregiver story contest. The contest recognizes the role of both family and professional caregivers, and the rewards and challenges they face, the company announced in a press release. The top three story winners and the five runners-up of the “What Makes Caregiving Rewarding?” story contest will each receive a monetary prize and a one-year subscription to Today's Caregiver Magazine. All entries must be one page and submitted...

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Shield HealthCare contest opens Sept. 3

August 30, 2013HME News Staff

VALENCIA, Calif. - What makes health care rewarding? Tell Shield HealthCare for a chance to win a gift card and a one-year subscription to Today's Caregiver Magazine. Shield HealthCare announced its 13th annual caregiver story contest in an Aug. 28 press release. The contest, which the company holds to honor the work of family caregivers and healthcare professionals, runs from Sept. 3 through Nov. 30. Last year's winners included two mothers of children with special needs; and a daughter caring for...

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