VGM & Associates Announces 2020 HME Woman of the Year: Patty Mastandrea

Published in Member Communities on October 26, 2020

HME Woman of the YearCongratulations to the 2020 HME Woman of the Year, Patty Mastandrea!

Patty Mastandrea is Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of MedCare Equipment Co., LLC, headquartered in Greensburg, Pennsylvania. She has more than 30 years of experience in healthcare and has demonstrated expertise in business development and healthcare operations throughout her career. 

Mastandrea served as Chief Operating Officer (COO) for MedCare for 15 years before being named the CEO of the company, which now operates seven distribution centers, employs 350 clinical and customer service staff, and produces an annual revenue of $83 million. As CEO, Mastandrea received recognition for MedCare’s growth in the form of the HME Excellence Award, which the company received in 2015. MedCare was also accredited by The Compliance Team as an Exemplary Provider under Mastandrea’s leadership. She serves on several industry advisory boards as well as her local chamber of commerce. 

The HME Woman of the Year award, sponsored by VGM, is in its fifth year. It recognizes one woman in the industry who has made significant contributions throughout her career to her company, community, and the HME industry. The award was presented during a special virtual ceremony on Oct. 22. 

"On behalf of our entire VGM team, I am honored to present Patty Mastandrea with this award, which she has earned over three decades of service to the HME industry,” said Mike Mallaro, CEO of VGM Group Inc., VGM & Associates’ parent company. “Patty has helped raise the bar for compliance standards across the industry and is precisely the type of person we need to lead this business into the future.”

If you missed the announcement, you can watch the keynote and presentation at vgm.com/womanoftheyear.


comments powered by Disqus

From Our Experts

Congratulations to Dan Casper, the 2020 VGM Sales Associate of the Year thumbnail Congratulations to Dan Casper, the 2020 VGM Sales Associate of the Year VGM & Associates is excited to announce that Dan Casper has won the VGM Sales Associate of the Year for 2020. Member Spotlight: Tim Van Antwerp, Owner, Van's Medical Equipment of Lakeland thumbnail Member Spotlight: Tim Van Antwerp, Owner, Van's Medical Equipment of Lakeland Tim Van Antwerp has been a VGM member since 2008, but his story goes back a long way. Cybersecurity Outlook for 2021 thumbnail Cybersecurity Outlook for 2021 Jeremy Kauten, CIO and Senior VP of IT for VGM Group, Inc., discusses the cybersecurity outlook in 2021. VGM Announces New Date for Heartland Conference thumbnail VGM Announces New Date for Heartland Conference VGM's annual Heartland Conference has shifted from June 14–16 to Sept. 13–15, 2021. All networking and educational events will remain the same, including tracks in respiratory; accessibility; rehab; leadership; operations; billing and reimbursement; and sales, marketing, and retail and more. An Inside Look with Clint, Episode 5: VGM Wound Care thumbnail An Inside Look with Clint, Episode 5: VGM Wound Care Clint recently sat down with director of VGM Wound Care, Heather Trumm BSN, RN, CWON to discuss the VGM Wound Care program and all of its offerings that VGM members can take advantage of to grow their wound care business, including an upcoming Diabetic Program. 5 of the Biggest Workforce Trends for 2021 thumbnail 5 of the Biggest Workforce Trends for 2021 The COVID-19 pandemic has changed our entire world. Some of that change is here to stay. Sara Laures, Chief People Officer of VGM Group, Inc. recently wrote about five things you should know as you embark on a new year with your employees. Let's Talk About CPAP Fittings and Inventory Management with Philips Respironics and VGM Fulfillment thumbnail Let's Talk About CPAP Fittings and Inventory Management with Philips Respironics and VGM Fulfillment Dave Lyman, VP of Sales for VGM & Associates, talks with Business Marketing Managers from Philips Respironics and the President of VGM Fulfillment about different options for fitting patients for CPAP masks as well as inventory management. VGM Wound Care Launches New Program Guide thumbnail VGM Wound Care Launches New Program Guide The Wound Care Program Guide is your resource on how to determine if a wound care program is right for your business, how to get started, developing your program, and provides resources and contacts.