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'Full slate' of education on tap for annual event

August 19, 2016Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. - Under new ownership, Essentially Women's annual Focus Conference is primed to inject fresh energy into women's health providers.“We hope attendees leave with a better perspective on where the industry is headed and some tangible action steps for how they can be doing business better,” said Christa Miehe, who took the reins as president of EW when VGM acquired it in late December.Previously held in the spring, this year's Focus Conference takes place Sept. 25-26 in...

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Women's boutique jumps into pump manufacturing

October 22, 2015Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

LONGVIEW, Texas - When provider Vicki Jones couldn't offer an expensive breast pump that her customers wanted without losing money on each transaction, she decided to design her own.The “WHBabyÖfor Mommy and Me” breast pump has all the bells and whistles of a $300 pump—for $199, said Jones, owner of the Women's Health Boutique, who does 60 to 70 pumps per month.“I wanted to design it to be good for the baby, but also for the mother,” she said. “If it's good for...

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Vicki Jones cuts new location down to size

December 1, 2014Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

LONGVIEW, Texas - Provider Vicki Jones is used to dealing with challenges but she faced a new one this fall as she readied her newest location in a cancer center: its diminutive footprint.“We are in a prime location at the front entrance but it's so tiny,” said Jones, owner of Women's Health Boutique. “How do we scale down what we do into 701 square feet of usable space?”The Women's Health Boutique carries a full line of women's health products, like pre- and post-natal items,...

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ACA mandate pumps up biz

January 24, 2014Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

At Lehan Drugs, the breast pump business is going “crazy.”“Every month I double what I did last year,” said DJ Larson, vice president of sales and marketing for the DeKalb, Ill.-based provider, which has hired a lactation consultant and markets itself as a one-stop shop for women's health.The Affordable Care Act requires insurers to pay for breast pumps. The benefit kicked in for most women on Jan. 1, 2013.While that has opened up opportunities for providers—especially...

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New boutique location is stylin'

October 24, 2012Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

DALLAS, Texas - It's not uncommon for HME providers to bill themselves as a one-stop shop, but the Women's Health Boutique has added another element: retreat.The provider in October acquired a wig and hair salon in Plano that caters to cancer patients and survivors. They will fold it into one of their standard boutiques.“We've been doing wigs forever, but now we'll have three licensed cosmetologists on staff,” said Crystal Tipton, regional manager. “We could fit them with their...

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Pink ladies

October 22, 2009Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

Provider Vicki Jones is tickled pink. She opened a branch of the Women's Health Boutique in Dallas yesterday. "Channel 11 covered our ribbon cutting," she said. "A full minute! Wow! That was fabulous for us." It doesn't hurt that it's National Breast Cancer Awareness month, when fall colors everywhere mingle with ubiquitous pink ribbon products. "We wanted to play off that. The media seems more open to the stories we have to tell during October," said Jones. Jones has been doing this for 20 years...

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