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Press Releases

  • NEW at Medtrade - The eRetail Experience by Health Mobius

    ATLANTA – Medtrade attendees looking for more help to effectively compete with Amazon and other online retailers have a new place to go—The eRetail Experience by Health Mobius. There are two one-hour sessions on Tuesday, Oct 16 (11:00 – noon and 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.) and Wednesday, Oct 17 (10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.). All four sessions are identical and attendees must select one session for attendance. The sessions are free to all attendees.

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  • Medline is “All In” as Company Officials Decide to Return to Medtrade

    Medline, the largest privately held manufacturer and distributor of medical supplies, has decided to return to Medtrade, scheduled for Oct 15-17 in Atlanta. Brad Mariam, senior vice president, National Field Sales, at Illinois-based Medline, says the decision is based on a willingness to meet face to face with providers in these crucial times. With less than two months to go until the nation’s largest HME-focused trade show, Medtrade sat down with Mariam to get his thoughts on the industry, the show, and prospects for the future.

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  • Medtrade App is Live – Features Make it Easy to Find the Who, What, and When

    ATLANTA – The Medtrade 2018 app, sponsored by McKesson, can help attendees before, at, and even after the show. Before the show, attendees can create their schedule and tag exhibitors they wish to visit. At the show, the app makes it easy to find exhibitors and stay on track with a convenient event schedule. Users should opt-in to notifications to receive reminders and updates. After the show, the app can be used as a year-round reference.

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  • New Competitive Bidding Track at Medtrade Addresses 2019 Gap Period

    ATLANTA – On Jan 1, 2019, any willing provider will be able to participate in the Medicare program, regardless of prior bidding “wins” or losses. What should providers do? Educational advisory board (EAB) members at Medtrade will outline all of the options, possible actions, and consequences in a new educational track dubbed “The New Competitive Bidding.”

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  • Specific Sessions (and a Show Floor Area) Will Focus on Retail at Medtrade


    ATLANTA – Providers looking to dip toes into retail waters, or jump in with both feet, will have plenty of opportunities at Medtrade, scheduled for Oct 15-17, 2018, at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. Rob Baumhover, director of Retail, VGM Group, will be a familiar face during many of the retail-focused events, including a new breakfast session called Rise & Retail, scheduled for Wednesday, Oct 17, from 7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

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  • Medtrade Exhibitor Precision Medical - Made and Stayed in America

    NORTHAMPTON, PA – The Precision Medical Inc booth is a familiar site at Medtrade, where the Northampton, Pa-based maker of oxygen products has been a long-time exhibitor. With no need for splashy marketing, the 34-year-old company, founded by Mike Krupa, has instead made its mark through a relentless focus on quality and reliability, with all products made in the United States.

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  • New Location, Familiar Destination for Retail Guru Mark Nicotera

    SCOTTSDALE, AZ – HME provider Mark Nicotera, owner of AZ MediQuip, managed 600% growth over five years in his multi-location business, transforming a 95% reliance on Medicare to a cash-only ethos. He credits part of that success to the products and inspiration he found at Medtrade. “I’m always looking at what else is out there,” he says. “Medtrade [Oct 15-17, 2018, in Atlanta] is a great way to see new products first-hand and take advantage of show specials.”

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  • Medtrade Spring Day Three – New Product Pavilion Awards

    LAS VEGAS – Medtrade Spring 2018 attendees voted on their favorite new products in the long-running New Product Pavilion Providers’ Choice Awards, sponsored by HomeCare Magazine. Top vote getters at the Spring version of the nation’s premiere HME-focused trade show were…

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