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Press Releases

  • Ford Signs On to Exhibit at Medtrade

    ATLANTA – Representatives from Dearborn, Michigan-based Ford have signed on to exhibit at Medtrade, scheduled for Oct 23-25, 2017, at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. According to Julie Ellenberger, brand manager, Transit/Transit Connect/E-Series, Ford, analysts at the car and truck powerhouse see strong potential in the HME industry.  read more »

  • Exhibitor Spotlight - Home Modification Product Intro for Merits is “Natural Progression”

    ATLANTA – Home modification is indeed heating up with providers and manufacturers such as Medtrade exhibitor Merits Health Products launching a new home access division called Pilot. The division currently offers an economical straight stair lift that is easy to work on and can be adjusted to fit most applications. Andy Scothern, national sales manager, Merits Health Products, attributes the addition to a “natural progression” that grows from Merits’ existing product range.  read more »

  • Mobile Tech Session Spotlight – Brightree, Apacheta, and Provider Wisdom at Medtrade

    ATLANTA - Mobile technology beckons providers who are committed to fully joining the 21st century, but do the numbers add up? Medtrade attendees can explore the how and why of “going mobile” during a 90-minute educational session scheduled for Oct 24, from 2:15 p.m. - 3:45 p.m., in room C204 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. read more »

  • Home Mod Heats Up at Medtrade and in Washington, DC

    ATLANTA – Manufacturers, providers, and even legislators are paying a lot of attention to the home modification movement. Organizers at Medtrade, scheduled for Oct 23-25 at the Georgia World Congress Center, have taken notice, and several exhibitors are putting ever more resources into the “aging in place” movement. Additional educational sessions are also planned. read more »

  • Brightree Summit is Back at Medtrade

     ATLANTA – Brightree customers have two compelling reasons to make a trip to Atlanta this October—the Brightree Summit and Medtrade. Atlanta-based software stalwart Brightree will again host its Brightree Summit on day one (Oct 23) of Medtrade. The event takes place at the Omni Hotel, which is connected to Medtrade’s home at the Georgia World Congress Center. read more »

  • New Exhibitors, New Products at Medtrade

    ATLANTA – New exhibitors are joining familiar names as exhibitors sign on to Medtrade, scheduled for Oct 23-26, 2017, at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. “Attendees want new products on the show floor,” said Kevin Gaffney, group show director, Medtrade. “We are attracting those companies—small, medium, and large—and there are more to come.” read more »

  • Medtrade 2017 Call for Presentations – Submissions Due April 27, 2017

    ATLANTA – Another eventful year in the HME industry comes to a head on Oct 23, 2017, when Medtrade kicks off in Atlanta at the Georgia World Congress Center. The nation’s premiere HME-focused event is scheduled for Oct 23-26, a four-day event that is designed to inspire and unify during what many hope will be the start of a rebound for the industry.  read more »

  • Markusen’s Message to Caretailers

    Recent WSJ Article (Mall Landlords Lure Medical Providers) Signals a Trend

    ATLANTA – A March 28 article in the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) makes a case that the long-held tradition of doctors, dentists, and other practitioners occupying “hospitals and traditional office buildings” may be on the decline. Medtrade presenter Maria Claire Markusen sees the trend as an opportunity for DME providers looking to get into the caretail/retail world.

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