Monday, April 30, 2012

Completing the Medtrade Survey!

Last week, you all received a request to respond to a survey via e-mail from Medtrade.  They are asking for your thoughts about the show.  Please find the time to respond because your input will help build Medtrade many notches higher. 

I enjoy walking through the exhibition and meeting old friends and making new ones. Here are some of the comments I heard on the showroom floor this Spring in Las Vegas:

Quotes from the floor:

“The show was a lot busier, so things must be looking up!  This is my 3rd Medtrade spring and it was the best so far!”  Dina & Joe Padula Active Mobility Canada

“Looking for cutting edge products that fit the Long Term Care Industry.”  Mike Janiszewski, Direct Supply, Inc.

“With the economy picking up the show traffic looks heavy.  Now that competitive bidding is now over, providers are ready to get back to business.” Jeff Schwartz

“After 44 years in health care as a nurse & RT, this is my first year in the HME Industry.  This show is providing me with my first view of all the HME Industry has to offer.”  Jerry Hunt Feather River Home Oxygen & Medical Equipment.  Paradise CA”

“Why am I here?  To find new and innovative manufacturers to better serve my customers.”  Howard Meade  H. Meade Medical Cave Creek AZ

Three reasons why I am here:
1.    Building Relationships
2.    Innovative Products
3.    Learning"
Rick Graver Medtech services Reno NV

“Show is great.  I'm here to see what is going on after CB.  Looking forward to networking opportunities and learning more about non-Medicare & retail opportunities”.  Todd Tyson of Norcross, GA

What I am looking to accomplish at Medtrade Spring:
Price Negotiations
Contract Negotiations
Locating New Products     
John Pope  AeroCare holdings Inc

“I came here to inform the disability community information how they can help their business comply with the laws for the individual disabled and needy.”  Constance McCormick-  Handicapped Law Compliance Office

“People are more upbeat than I thought, but when you engage with them in conversation there is worry about the future.”  Wayne Stanfield NAIMES

“The mood of the show is optimistic and the FAMES members that are here are very positive.”  Alan Cross FAMES

“Stand Up for Homecare is a great cross-section of the industry.  Not only did we see good energy but so many new faces.” Dan Smith AA Homecare

“Met some new providers with interesting products.  Found new ideas for cash sales and new faces.”  Burton Dismon North Coast Home Health Products Carlsbad CA

“Now, more than ever, Medtrade is the epicenter of the effort to eliminate new statues and regulations that threaded the DME/HME industry. It is events like this that keep providers educated, active and ultimately in business.”   Robert Miovsky Showerbuddy USA

“This was my first show and a terrific learning experience.  I have great insight on the future of DME and encourage everyone to attend in Atlanta!” Henry Kelly  Cobalt Blue Inc

We want to hear from you too! Please respond to the survey.

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