Focus Speaker Spotlight: Understanding the Business of Compression Hosiery

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Focus Speaker Spotlight: Understanding the Business of Compression Hosiery

Sunday, February 3, 2019, 9:45 - 11:00 AM
Understanding the Business of Compression Hosiery
Evan McGill, Exective VP & Business Development, Therafirm

Learning Objectives:

  • Understanding venous disease and lymphedema and what happens to the body requiring it to need compression hosiery
  • Understanding the THERAFIRM product line (upper and lower extremity)
  • Measuring and fitting compression hosiery
  • Building a referral source and growing your business with compression hosiery

Session Description:

In this day and age of competitive bidding and lower reimbursements, cash items become extremely important for survival. One cash item experiencing significant growth is compression hosiery. THERAFIRM's training course is designed to provide the fitter of medical compression stockings with a broad overview of medical knowledge to safely measure compression, fit and select the appropriate product for patients with venous insufficiency, including venous ulceration. This course will have a specific focus on compression hosiery and wound care and what items THERAFIRM offers that fit that market place and provide additional revenue streams. The seminar covers the following topics: Circulatory Anatomy and Physiology, Venous Disorders, Lymphedema, THERAFIRM Product Overview, Measuring and Fitting, and Growing Your Business with Compression Hosiery. This course is designed for all levels of compression experience.

Speaker Bio:

Evan McGill is EVP, Business Development and Co-Owner of Knit-Rite and THERAFIRM.  He oversees Sales, Customer Service and Product Education, which includes global distribution on 6 continents and in over 50 countries.  Evan has trained thousands of fitters in the compression hosiery space over the last decade.  He has spoken all over the world and at numerous national conferences including Medtrade, VGM Heartland Conference, Mutual Drug Annual Trade Show, Essentially Women FOCUS Conference, Uniform Retailers Association Annual Conference and the American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association’s World Congress. In addition, he has contributed to articles in HME News, Medtrade Monday, VEIN Magazine, Home Care Magazine and more. Evan has his Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) from the University of Miami (FL), his Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Columbus State University, and his Master of International Business (MIB) from Florida International University.

Full Conference Registration (10/2/18-2/1/19): $275
Onsite Full Conference Registration: $325

To book your room, call Tradewinds Island Resort at 800-808-9833 and mention “Essentially Women’s Focus Conference” to receive the group rate – it will save you nearly $100 per night! Be sure to book prior to 1/1/18!


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