03 Sep 2020

VENCLOSE ECLIPSES 2018 RESULTS, PATIENT SUCCESS

  By Larry Storer As Venclose enters its third full year of marketing its next-generation radiofrequency ablation solution for treating venous reflux disease, the company proves the adage that if you build a better product you will be successful. Venclose, a privately held Silicon Valley medical technology company, more than

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08 Jun 2020

VS MOVES ITS JULY CONFERENCE ONLINE

  The Venous Symposium announced June 8 that its July 31-Aug. 2 conference in New York City will be a virtual conference from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on the same dates, and there will be on-demand access to the educational program and exhibit hall for an entire year. There is an

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07 Jun 2020

A REPORT FROM ‘FLYOVER COUNTRY:’Many practices may fail despite being in areas without COVID-19 cases

By Stephen F. Daugherty One of the most remarkable aspects of the COVID-19 crisis in the United States is the very different experience depending upon where one lives and practices medicine. As of May 10, the county in which I live and practice in Tennessee has experienced two tragic COVID

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07 Jun 2020

HOW TO USE TELEMEDICINE IN PHLEBOLOGY

          By AJ Riviezzo, BA, MA American Physician Financial Solutions     There is a lot of discussion on the lifted regulations for implementing telehealth in the medical provider’s office. These lifted regulations allow providers to see patients remotely during the current coronavirus health emergency declared

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07 Jun 2020

OEIS reschedules Scientific Meeting to Orlando Sept. 25-27

The Outpatient Endovascular and Interventional Society (OEIS) will hold its 7th Annual National Scientific Meeting Sept. 25-27 at the Lowes Portofino Bay Hotel in Orlando, Florida. The OEIS original scientific meeting was to be April 24-26 at the Fairmont Dallas Hotel before the COVID-19 pandemic shutdown all meetings. All registrations

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07 Jun 2020

BIOSUPPORTMD OFFERS FREE WOUND FORMULA TO PRACTICES, PATIENTS IN PANDEMIC

Given the current COVID-19 pandemic, BiosupportMD is concerned that many patients with long-standing venous ulcers may not have the same access to office-based wound care because they are sheltering in place and may be under financial stress. For this reason, BiosupportMD is offering free cases of Wound Formula to any

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07 Jun 2020

CAST YOUR VOTE: Join the AVLS in Washington, D.C. – in-person or digitally

        By Amanda Godwin As the 2020 election year is in full swing, we are reminded of the importance of our voices. On Oct. 15-18, the American Vein & Lymphatic Society (AVLS) will bring together the venous and lymphatic community in Washington, D.C. with programming focused on

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05 Jun 2020

REOPENING & RECOVERING: Aspects of disaster recovery from the COVID-19 shutdown

  By David Schmiege I have had countless conference calls with clients over the past 8-10 weeks as practices contemplate the necessary steps to reopen their vein practices and regain their momentum. The COVID-19 pandemic is wreaking havoc on our economy. As with many small businesses, the pandemic has had

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21 May 2020

IVC 2020 CANCELLED

The 18th Annual International Vein Congress, scheduled for July 9-11 at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel in collaboration with the Society for Vascular Surgery, has been cancelled. “ I just cancelled IVC today,” Jose I. Almeida, MD, FACS, told Vein Therapy News May 21. “We’ll be doing some video and

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08 May 2020

THE TSA HOARDED 1.3 MILLION N95 MASKS EVEN THOUGH AIRPORTS ARE EMPTY AND IT DOESN’T NEED THEM

new graph       TSA officials stockpiled a huge shipment of N95 masks they knew they didn’t need even after two agency officials asked to donate them. Airport traffic fell 95 percent, and the masks have sat unused as hospitals searched desperately for them.   By J. David McSwane

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