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  • NCAMES/VADMEC Summer Meeting & Exhibit

    Thursday August 04, 2016 - August 05, 2016

    Place: Wrightsville, N.C. Time: 8:00 AM

    NCAMES/VADMEC Summer Meeting & Exhibit Show
    Holiday Inn Resort
    1706 N. Lumina Ave
    Wrightsville Beach, NC

    Early Bird cutoff: July 1st
    Meeting Registration cutoff: July 29th

    Conference Registration

  • ATHOMES 2016 Convention

    Thursday August 11, 2016 - August 12, 2016

    Place: Nashville, Tenn. Time: 7:30 AM

    ATHOMES 2016 Convention
    Holiday Inn- Nashville Airport
    2200 Elm Hill Pk
    Nashville, TN 37214

    Meeting Agenda
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  • AZMESA Conference

    Thursday August 11, 2016 - August 11, 2016

    Place: Phoenix, Ariz. Time: 8:00 AM

    AZMESA Conference-15th Anniversary
    Phoenix Airport Marriott
    1101 N 44th St
    Phoenix, AZ 85008

    1st Registration- $159.00

    Additional Registrants- $99.00

    Conference Brochure
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  • Hill-Rom Group 2 Surface Portfolio

    Tuesday August 16, 2016 - August 16, 2016

    Place: Webinar Time: 1:00 PM

    Presenter

    Shannon Dearborn, National Sales Manager, Liko Homecare
    Hill-Rom
    812-212-9062
    Shannon.dearborn@hill-rom.com

    This webinar will introduce participants to Hill-Rom's Group 2 product portfolio for the homecare market. We will share ideas on how to market the surfaces to private-pay customers and to other good payer sources. This webinar will benefit anyone serving high-acute patients for Group 2 surfaces and those who are retail focused.

    Learning Objectives:
    •In-depth review of Hill-Rom's Group 2 product portfolio.
    •Learn how to sell Hill-Rom surfaces in the homecare market.
    •Clinical benefits of Hill-Rom products.

    Special Promotion:
    Webinar attendees receive 15% off the purchase price of a Group 2 surface.

    Register Here

  • Using the Office Depot Website for Ordering and Managing Your Account

    Thursday August 18, 2016 - August 18, 2016

    Place: Webinar Time: 10:00 AM

    Using the Office Depot Website for Ordering and Managing Your Account

    Office Depot recently migrated the VGM OfficeMax accounts to the Office Depot ordering platform on business.officedepot.com to provide an enhanced ordering experience. This webinar is designed to help VGM members get the most out of their new account. We will cover how to order online as well as how to manage your account online. We'll include tips on how to establish a budget, how to set up a shopping list, and use other features of the Office Depot business website.

     

    Register Here

  • WVMESA Conference

    Monday August 22, 2016 - August 22, 2016

    Place: Charleston, W.V. Time: 8:00 AM

    WVMESA Conference
    Point Points by Sheraton
    600 Kanawha Blvd.
    Charleston, WV

    For hotel reservations call 304-344-4092

  • MS - MAMES Meeting

    Monday August 22, 2016 - August 22, 2016

    Place: Flowood, Miss. Time: 11:00 AM

    MS - MAMES August Meeting
    Table 100 Conference Center
    100 Ridge Way
    Flowood, MS 39232
    601-933-2720

    Guest Speaker: Michael Hanna, CGS POE

    Meeting Information

  • Identify High-Value Referral Sources

    Tuesday August 23, 2016 - August 23, 2016

    Place: Webinar Time: 10:00 AM

    Identify High-Value Referral Sources

    Pinpoint key growth opportunities with the insights of VGM Market Data, the nation's largest and most comprehensive physician-level O&P claims database. VGM Market Data provides independent O&P practices a market advantage by identifying referral sources who work with patients in need of orthotic and prosthetic intervention.

     

    More information and registration coming soon

  • Big Sky AMES Annual Convention

    Wednesday August 24, 2016 - August 26, 2016

    Place: Fairmont Hot Springs, Mont. Time: 8:00 AM

    Big Sky AMES Annual Convention
    Fairmont Hot Springs Resort
    1500 Fairmont Rd
    Fairmont, MT 59711
    800-332-3272

    Attendee Registration
    Conference Schedule (subject to change)

     

  • Applying the Functional Mobility Assessment (FMA) to Your Business

    Thursday August 25, 2016 - August 25, 2016

    Place: Webinar Time: 10:00 AM

    Presenter:

    Ron Turzy, VP of Complex Rehab
    U.S. Rehab
    844-295-0264
    ron.turzy@vgm.com

    Outcomes are becoming of the utmost importance in the health care industry. The Functional Mobility Assessment (FMA) is a quality assurance survey that can be used by mobility providers to track patient outcomes. U.S. Rehab owns exclusive license to FMA and has recently announced that all U.S. Rehab members are now welcome to participate in the FMA program.

    This webinar will give an overiew of the importance of outcomes and the benefits of utilizing FMA for the rehab provider, give an overview and training on the use of FMA and provide strategies for implementing FMA in your business.

    Learning Objectives:
    Describe outcomes and how they can be measured in the rehabilitation industry.
    •Describe the FMA and how the use of it leads to better outcomes.
    •Be familiar with the use of the FMA with a patient and what is expected of the provider and the patient.
    •Explain how outcomes will help the rehabilitation industry and the ATP credential maintain its integrity.

    Sponsored by U.S. Rehab

    Register Here

  • Harness the Power of Packaging

    Thursday August 25, 2016 - August 25, 2016

    Place: Webinar Time: 1:00 PM

    Presenter

    Amanda Daly, Healthcare Sales Representative
    Action Health
    620-496-6210
    adaly@acitonhealth.com

    This action-packed webinar will show you how to use packaging to help grow your business. During this webinar, attendees will learn how to meet accreditation requirements by distinguishing clean versus used equipment and receive tips to improve operational efficiency with proper bagging and labeling. Other topics explored will be how to support retail success from incorporating packaging products to hanging products to allow more inventory displayed per square foot. Also, discover how personalized retail bags create a walking billboard for your business. Don't miss this event - harnesses the power of packaging today!

    Learning Objectives:
    Assist with accreditation requirements.
    •Improve efficiency.
    •Organizes retail displays.
    •Provides free advertising.

    Special Promotion/Offering:
    Buy five equipment covers and get one roll free (any equal or lesser value) with a targeted expiration date. All other standard contract offers apply, such as free freight with a $350 order. $20 - $119 value with the most popular sizes falling around the $80 average.

    Register Here

  • KMESA Fall Conference

    Wednesday August 31, 2016 - September 01, 2016

    Place: Lexington, Ky. Time: 8:00 AM

    KMESA Fall Conference
    Griffin Gate Marriott
    1800 Newton Pike
    Lexington, KY 40511

    More information to come!

  • An Introduction to Wheelchair Seating and the Importance of Proper Pelvic Positioning to Seating Success

    Wednesday August 31, 2016 - August 31, 2016

    Place: Webinar Time: 1:00 PM

    Presenter:

    Kirsten Davin, OTDR/L, ATP, SMS
    Precision Seating Solutions
    217-414-2585
    kirs10k@aol.com

    Improper seating and positioning is not only quite prevalent among wheelchair users, but it can be quite detrimental and sometimes a deadly risk to your client. This webinar will introduce the attendee to proper positioning, allow the attendee to identify problem areas and areas of concern and educate the attendee on various methods of intervention, which should produce improved seating outcomes. This is an excellent course for the therapist who is starting to enter the world of wheelchair seating and positioning or for those who need a brief review or overview of proper seating.

    Learning Objectives:
    Describe an ideal wheelchair seating position, and list three key factors to look for to ensure proper seating.
    •Define common asymmetries, including lordosis, kyphosis, scoliosis, posterior pelvic tilt, anterior pelvic tilt, windswept deformity and more.
    •Understand the ramifications of poor seating and positioning, including the impact on vital organ structure.
    •Explain the relationship between appropriate wheelchair seating and successful self-propulsion.
    •Explain methods to troubleshooting the common asymmetries noted above.

    Promotion:
    With a purchase of Precision's PS 256 Pressure Mapping System as a result of this webinar, participants will receive a free, hard-sided case and their first year of technical/clinical support at no charge.

    Sponsored by U.S. Rehab

    Register Here