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VGM’s Lockard on how to get a ‘huge win’

May 27, 2022Liz Beaulieu, Editor

WATERLOO, Iowa – Boone Lockard calls value-based care the “biggest ticket item” that HME providers need to buy into in the next few years.  Value-based care has been a buzzword in health care for years now, but Lockard, the new director of VGM Respiratory, says the COVID-19 pandemic has propelled more care into the home and, subsequently, put more pressure on providers to show they’re helping to keep patients out of hospitals.  “I think if you can show...

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VGM names Lockard to lead respiratory division

April 12, 2022HME News Staff

WATERLOO, Iowa – VGM & Associates has named Boone Lockard, CRT, as its new director of VGM Respiratory. Lockard, who started his career as a respiratory therapist at Lehan Drugs, has more than 12 years of experience in the DME industry. He also worked on the manufacturer side with Philips Respironics for three years as a key account manager. “I am looking forward to working with the VGM membership on building additional value and navigating challenges in the industry,” said Lockard....

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VGM Respiratory guides providers in sleep therapy, home ventilation

October 30, 2019HME News Staff

WATERLOO, Iowa - VGM Respiratory has released two new resources on sleep therapy and home ventilation to help providers who are interested in expanding into these growing markets.Existing providers in these markets can also use the Sleep Program Guide and the Home Ventilation Management Program Manual to improve their operational efficiency.“These comprehensive guides are designed to be not only a starting guide for those entering the market, but also a tool to help experienced professionals...

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Sleep market embraces tech

May 29, 2018John Andrews

Seeking encouraging news among the chronic beleaguerment in the HME market can be a challenge, but one area where providers may find hope is with sleep therapy. As the category matures, awareness of obstructive sleep apnea is growing among the public and in the physician community, where more patients are being prescribed CPAP therapy.VGM Respiratory, a division of Waterloo, Iowa-based VGM Group, has seen the growth firsthand.“Family practice and internal medicine physicians, as well as nurse...

Brightree, CPAP, CPAP Resupply, Human Design Medical, Philips Respironics, ResMed, Sleep Apnea, VGM Respiratory

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VGM zeroes in on respiratory

March 2, 2018Liz Beaulieu, Editor

WATERLOO, Iowa - The VGM Group says it can better serve the 70% of its provider members who provide respiratory products and services now that it has launched a specific program for them.On March 1, VGM rolled out the first phase of its VGM Respiratory program for providers who provide sleep, vent and airway clearance products and services.“We want one place for them to get all the tools they need to build a business or support an existing business,” said Dave Lyman, vice president of...

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