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VGM names CISO 

February 26, 2024HME News Staff

WATERLOO, Iowa – VGM Group has announced Ryan Wood as its chief information security officer (CISO). Wood, who has more than 20 years of experience in cybersecurity and infrastructure management, most recently served as global director of IT security and systems engineering for Krause Group, which has more than 5,000 employees and multiple companies operating throughout the United States and the European Union. “I am thrilled to welcome Ryan to VGM Group,” said VGM Group CEO Jeremy...

Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), Cybersecurity, Ryan Wood, VGM Group


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VGM’s Two Rivers Marketing, Moxie merge

January 18, 2024HME News Staff

WATERLOO, Iowa—VGM Group merged two of its marketing agencies, Two Rivers Marketing (2RM) and Moxie, effective Jan. 1. The combined team, which will operate as part of Des Moines, Iowa-based 2RM, expands the services and capabilities that each agency has been known for, the companies say. Moxie’s client roster will join 2RM and benefit from a more comprehensive range of services, including channel marketing, public relations and content strategy, brand strategy, and media buying, they...

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In brief: Target exec joins VGM, FDA classifies ResMed recall 

January 17, 2024HME News Staff

WATERLOO, Iowa – VGM Fulfillment, a VGM Group company, has named Peter Martin, most recently group vice president – food supply chain for Target, as president.  Martin, who has lived in the Cedar Valley, where VGM is headquartered, will also join the company’s senior leadership team.  “Through an extensive interview process, Pete stood out as an incredible addition to VGM,” said Jeremy Stolz, CEO of VGM Group. “The HME industry is constantly evolving....

Peter Martin, ResMed, VGM Fulfillment, VGM Group


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VGM & Associates names president 

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VGM & Associates names president 

December 18, 2023HME News Staff

WATERLOO, Iowa – VGM & Associates, a VGM Group company, has announced that Lindy Tentinger will become its next president on Jan. 1.  She will also join VGM’s senior leadership team.  “Through an extensive interview process, Lindy shined as the best possible candidate to fill this role,” said Jeremy Stolz, who currently serves as president of VGM & Associates and VGM Fulfillment, and who will become CEO of VGM Group at the beginning of the year. “Serving...

Lindy Tentinger, VGM & Associates, VGM Group


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Mallaro, Stolz to get new roles at VGM

October 16, 2023HME News Staff

WATERLOO, Iowa – VGM Group has announced that CEO Mike Mallaro will transition to a new role as executive chairman of the company’s board of directors on Jan. 1, 2024.  Jeremy Stolz, who is currently president of VGM Fulfillment and VGM & Associates, will take over as CEO of VGM Group.  The changes are part of a multi-year transition plan, the company says.  “VGM has always been focused on our members, our vendor partners, our industry and our employee-owners,”...

Jeremy Stolz, leadership transition, Mike Mallaro, VGM Group


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VGM’s HR team achieves mental health certification

September 26, 2023HME News Staff

WATERLOO, Iowa—VGM Group’s entire human resources team has achieved Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) certification. MHFA is a program of the National Council for Mental Wellbeing. Similar to physical first aid and CPR, MHFA helps people assist someone experiencing a mental health or substance use crisis until professional assistance is obtained or the crisis is resolved. “As a 100% employee-owned company, we know that to take care of the company, we have to take care of each other,”...

Human Resources (HR), VGM Group


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In brief: ResMed delay, wheelchair overpayments, diabetes acquisition

August 11, 2023HME News Staff

SAN DIEGO – ResMed continues to experience delays synching data from its PAP devices into myAir and AirView, as well as systems that integrate with AirView, the company announced in a status update on Aug. 10.  The company says it recently sent an over-the-air firmware update, significantly increasing the amount of data being sent between its devices and its AirView cloud server, resulting in backlogged and delayed data in myAir and AirView.  “We know how important access...

Diabetic Supplies, Fisher & Paykel Healthcare, Orbit Medical, Reliable Medical, ResMed, VGM Group


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VGM sends ‘strong message’ with new childcare center

July 28, 2023Liz Beaulieu, Editor

WATERLOO, Iowa – The VGM Group expects to open an on-site childcare center in November, helping the community fill a dire need and positioning the company, whose workforce is mostly female, at the leading edge of employee recruitment and retention.   “Twenty-eight percent of the childcare businesses in our area have closed in the last five years, and we’re not able to solve that problem completely, but we’re part of the solution,” said Cassi Price, vice president...

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Medtrade session preview: Strong communication is key to CGM success

February 24, 2023Tracy Orzel

DALLAS - With roughly 1.4 million Americans diagnosed with diabetes every year, the need for patient access to continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) suppliers will only increase, says Collin Donoghue, vice president and general manager of ABCO Medical Supply in Knoxville, Tenn.  HME News spoke to Donoghue and Ronda Buhrmester, senior director of payer relations and reimbursement for VGM Group, who will be co-presenting a session on how to navigate the intricacies of providing CGMs and why it’s...

ABCO Medical Supply, Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM), Medtrade, VGM Group


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HME Woman of the Year finalists named 

November 29, 2022HME News Staff

WATERLOO, Iowa – VGM Group has announced the finalists for the HME Woman of the Year: Sherry Krug, vice president of Binson’s Medical Equipment & Supplies; Dalia Morales, ATP, director of compliance, HR, and complex rehab technology at Respiratory and Medical Homecare Unlimited.; Sheila Roberson, chief compliance officer of Great Elm Healthcare; and Erin Weiman, CEO and owner/operator of Nunn’s Home Medical Equipment. VGM received nearly 50 nominations for the award this year. “These...

HME Woman of The Year, VGM Group


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