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VGM Canada seeks outstanding women 

May 30, 2024HME News Staff

BURLINGTON, Ontario – VGM Canada is accepting nominations for the Canadian HME Woman of the Year Award through June 28. The award is open to all women who work in the HME or mobility industry in Canada, including suppliers, physiotherapists, occupational therapists and manufacturers. “Now in the third year, we are thrilled to continue recognizing the outstanding women in our industry with this award,” said Dave Davies, president, VGM Canada. “We hope this award not only provides...

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Dominique Sedlezky joins VGM Canada 

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Dominique Sedlezky joins VGM Canada 

April 9, 2024HME News Staff

BURLINGTON, Ontario – VGM Group Services LTD (Canada) has added Dominique Sedlezky as associate director of supplier and member relations. In this role, she will become an additional contact for current and prospective suppliers and members to continue building a strong relationship with VGM Canada’s partners. “We are thrilled to have Dominique joining our team,” said Dave Davies, president of VGM Canada. “With her extensive background in marketing and operations, she...

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VGM Canada seeks nominations

July 6, 2023HME News Staff

WATERLOO, Iowa – VGM Canada is accepting nominations for the Canadian HME Woman of the Year Award through July 23. The award is open to all women who work in the HME or mobility industry in Canada who have made significant contributions throughout their career to serve patients, community, business and the industry. Nominees can be physiotherapists, occupational therapists, manufacturers and other professionals in the industry. “Last year, we were excited to announce Cindy Wickens, founding...

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Mobility

CSMC strikes chord in Canada 

December 30, 2022Liz Beaulieu, Editor

BURLINGTON, Ontario – The 34th Canadian Seating and Mobility Conference in October was the only game in town in 2022, with the International Seating Symposium scheduled for March in Vancouver canceled, helping to boost attendance.  CSMC drew about 700 attendees, about 100 attendees shy of its record, says Steve Cranna, director of business development and government relations for VGM Canada, Mobility Group, which has hosted the event since 2009.  “The DNA of our conference...

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Cindy Wickens: ‘We believe in giving back’ 

December 30, 2022Tracy Orzel

TORONTO – Cindy Wickens, a founding partner of XPerience Home Healthcare in Windsor, Ontario, has been many firsts. She was the first female firefighter at Lakeshore Fire Department, its first female captain, and now she’s been named the first Canadian HME Woman of the Year by VGM Canada. HME News spoke to Wickens about her passion for service and giving back.  HME News: As a business owner and a firefighter of 33 years, you wear a lot of hats. How do you make it all work?  Cindy...

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In brief: Pharmacy deserts, new CEO at National HME, OM donation

October 28, 2022HME News Staff

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The National Community Pharmacists Association and the University of Southern California are collaborating on a new interactive mapping tool that could promote health equity by identifying pharmacy shortage areas in the United States. The tool can also help policymakers see the consequences of pharmacy benefit manager practices that are believed to contribute to pharmacy access issues. The tool shows nearly one in four neighborhoods nationwide are pharmacy shortage areas....

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Canadian WOY announced

October 27, 2022HME News Staff

TORONTO – VGM Canada has named Cindy Wickens as winner of the 2022 Canadian HME Woman of the Year Award. A founding partner in 2017 of XPerience Home Healthcare in Windsor, Ontario, Wickens has worked in the home healthcare industry since 1986. She started at Doncaster Medical and later became an owner of Motion Specialties Windsor. Wickens has also been an active firefighter for 33 years at the Lakeshore Fire Department where she was recently appointed to captain. “VGM Canada is proud...

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Canadian Woman of the Year finalists named 

September 27, 2022HME News Staff

WATERLOO, Iowa – VGM Canada has named the three finalists for the inaugural Canadian HME Woman of the Year. They are Michelle Harvey, vice president of sales and products for HME Home Health in Richmond, British Columbia; Allison Seiderer, president and CEO of Living Well Home Medical Equipment in Peterborough, Ontario; and Cindy Wickens, founding partner at XPerience Home Healthcare in Windsor, Ontario. “We are incredibly excited to present the first Canadian HME Woman of the Year award...

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VGM Canada seeks Woman of the Year 

July 25, 2022HME News Staff

BURLINGTON, Ontario – VGM Canada has announced the newly created Canadian HME Woman of the Year Award. The award is open to all women who work in the HME or mobility industry in Canada, including suppliers, physical therapists, occupational therapists, manufacturers and other professionals in the industry. “We’re excited to introduce this award,” said Dave Davies, president of VGM Canada. “This award provides recognition and visibility to incredible leaders in our industry....

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