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QUARTERLY BUYER’S GUIDE PART OF SOMETHING BIGGER

Q3 - 2021


Welcome to the 2021 Q3 issue of the VGM & Associates Buyer’s Guide. The products and services collected for each issue will be specific to seasonal disease states, industry events, trends, and quarterly planning. There is a section for each of our DMEPOS communities. The content in each guide will be for one quarter in advance. January’s release will have products and services curated for April, May, and June. It is our hope that this guide is something you look forward to and hold on to for reference throughout the quarter. This will be your one consistent place to find the products and promotions our partners are offering for each quarter.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS VGM............................................................................................................ page 4 VGM RESPIRATORY................................................................................ page 6 VGM RETAIL......................................................................................... page 10 VGM WOUND CARE............................................................................ page 13 U.S. REHAB................................................................................................ page 15 OPGA......................................................................................................... page 16 ESSENTIALLY WOMEN............................................................................... page 18 VGM LIVE AT HOME.................................................................................. page 26 BUSINESS & TECHNOLOGY VENDORS...................................................... page 27 VGM SERVICES.......................................................................................... page 28


VGM Vendor Products & Services

CORE-SPUN SOLUTIONS—FOR MEN AND WOMEN Gradient compression socks with ultra-stretchy, soft (Core-Spun) yarns that are easier to put on, more comfortable to wear, and help prevent swelling and tired, achy legs. They’re also great for travel as they are designed to help prevent edema, leg discomfort, and deep vein thrombosis for long-distance travelers. The fibers include high-tech CoolMax, which is designed to wick away moisture, providing a drier and more hygienic sock environment. The comfort top prevents socks from sliding down without being restrictive. Core-Spun socks are available in four compression levels; solid colors, as well as fashionable patterns; knee high and thigh high lengths; a style with extra cushioning; and a premium style, which is made with high-tech Ionic+™ Mineral Antimicrobial fibers. LEARN MORE

MOBIDERM Effective, practical, and comfortable—Mobiderm is a medical device made up of foam cubes encased between two non-woven bandages. The Mobiderm technology can be used under a reducing bandage (in its bandage or pad forms), or incorporated into mobilizing garments. Two sizes of foam blocks adapt to the various needs of the affected areas. The Mobiderm autofit adjustable garment uses Mobiderm Technology to help control lymphatic fluid and fibrotic tissue at night or while resting. Key sizing indicators on the garment allow an individualized fit for each patient ensuring they apply Mobiderm precisely every time. Convenient adjustment capabilities allow for variations in volume of edema. Mobiderm Autofit is available in three models—Armsleeve with Mitten; Below-Knee; and Thigh-High. LEARN MORE

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THUASNE—LYMPHEDEMA SOLUTIONS In everything we do, we believe in challenging the status quo. We believe that we must think differently. Our way of challenging the status quo is to manufacture our solutions by ensuring they are efficient, easy to use, and comfortable. LEARN MORE

VERIDIAN HEALTHCARE TheraCare by Veridian medicated pain patches and heat wraps provide much needed OTC relief for all types of patients. Pain management—specifically patch therapies—has been Veridian’s fastest growing category for several years. Our market penetration is unbeaten in the category, boasting private label at all major chains, as well as a growing presence under our own label, TheraCare. Our expansive offering has been quality tested, lab tested, and most importantly, patient tested. During Q3, take advantage of promotional pricing and try five of our best sellers: • 4% Lidocaine Patch (compare to Aspercreme active ingredients) • 4% Lidocaine Patch 24-Hour formula – A VERIDIAN EXCLUSIVE • Cold & Hot Menthol Patch (compare to IcyHot Active Ingredients) • Air-Activated Heat Wraps offered in back and neck sizes (compare to ThermaCare active ingredients) LEARN MORE


VGM Vendor Products & Services VGM Respiratory

SMARTMONITOR For use in the hospital or home, SmartMonitor 2 cardiorespiratory monitors offer the latest technology for monitoring heart and respiration activity in one portable and easy-to-use device. LEARN MORE

SYNERGY CLOUD Paired with SmartMonitor devices, Synergy Cloud software allows clinicians to remotely monitor infants who are at risk for apneas, bradycardias, or desaturations—reducing the length of stay for newborns in the NICU and making home infant monitoring more profitable for home care providers. LEARN MORE

SLEEPWEAVER SleepWeaver is the world’s first and only all-cloth positive airway pressure (PAP) mask. The full SleepWeaver line is designed to eliminate the five most common complaints about old-fashioned, hard, plastic masks: air leakage, pressure from headgear, limited sleep positions, skin irritation, and noise. LEARN MORE

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VGM Respiratory

US MED-EQUIP US Med-Equip offers the following respiratory equipment for rent. Learn more about US Med-Equip equipment rentals and services: LEARN MORE

CAREFUSION PULMONETICS LTV 1150 VENTILATOR The LTV 1150 ventilator from CareFusion gives your patients the freedom of portable advanced care ventilation in the home or at a post acute care facility. The sophisticated LTV ventilator flow trigger combined with internal PEEP compensation provides increased patient comfort and care. At 14 lbs and roughly the size of a laptop computer, the LTV 1150 ventilator features complex ventilation configured for convenience and mobility. LEARN MORE


VGM Vendor Products & Services VGM Respiratory

PHILIPS RESPIRONICS MILLENNIUM M10 The Millennium M10 is designed to be the highest performing and most reliable 10-liter oxygen machine available. It’s engineered to reduce the cost of providing oxygen for patients who need high levels of oxygen. LEARN MORE

PHILIPS EVERFLO 5 LITER Until now, oxygen concentrators have been very similar—heavy, bulky, noisy, or requiring frequent maintenance. EverFlo from Respironics is a unique stationary concentrator that delivers what home care providers want and patients deserve. LEARN MORE

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VGM Respiratory

ENCORE Stop Letting Your Competition Steal Your Respiratory Patients NEXUS is an outcome-focused respiratory management program that’s elevating respiratory care in the home medical equipment (HME) industry. NEXUS enables the respiratory HME to do the following: • Grow your ventilator, HFCWO, and oxygen business using outcomes • Reduce readmission by >60% • Separate yourself from the competition • Grow NIV and HFCWO business from within your existing oxygen and nebulizer patient base using predictive modeling and symptom management • Enter into preferred provider and exclusive partnerships LEARN MORE


VGM Vendor Products & Services VGM Retail

COMPRESSION IN NEW STYLES These 30-40 mmHg knee-high compression socks are medical-grade and now available in two NEW styles. Commonly used for moderate edema, lymphedema, deep vein thrombosis (DVT), preventing blood clots, and other medical conditions, these socks will help your customers and your business. Made with high-quality fabrics and designed with a structured leg and flexible toe and heel, these stylish compression stockings are comfortable as well as effective! LEARN MORE

NONINVASIVE, QUICK, EFFECTIVE, AND DRUG-FREE PAIN RELIEF Do your customers want a simple and instant solution to pain they can take anywhere and use anytime? Introducing the new PainGone Plus Pen and Freeze Gel! VGM Member Promo: Buy three, get one free for each product: pen and gel. Members can order PainGone products from VGM Fulfillment by: • Emailing order to FulfillmentSales@vgm.com • Going to www.vgmfulfillment.com and clicking on “My Portal Login” (Must be set up with an account before first order) LEARN MORE

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VGM Retail

SLEEP 8 CPAP COMPANION Now there is a CPAP cleaner your patients can use without risking the warranty on their PAP device! Give them an option that is more affordable (now just $199 MAP), travel friendly, and easy to use. Finally, there is a better option. LEARN MORE

ACTIVATE PAIN RELIEF BALM Advanced heated topical. Designed to provide short- and long -term pain relief from pain and inflammation while stimulating blood flow and increased mobility prior to any activity. Great for injury prevention and giving the body an extra edge.

MUSCLE MX – CBD TOPICALS The U.S. topical pain relief market is projected to be well over a 2.5 billion dollar market in 2021. Growth in the number of people with chronic pain is driving the growth in this segment. Arthritis is one of the most common and widely spread disorders that affects millions of people in the U.S. according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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VGM Vendor Products & Services VGM Retail

NATURE’S ROOT WOUND & SKIN RELIEF Our natural, organic, scent-free, Wound & Skin Repair incorporates hemp seed and CBD-rich oils recognized for their natural antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, and pain-relieving properties. Wound & Skin Repair was developed to naturally restore broken, damaged skin. Use for a variety of applications ranging from minor scratches, cuts, and scrapes to post-surgical would care. This product may provide the following benefits: •

Antibacterial

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Sizes: ½ fl oz.

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VGM Wound Care

ABBOTT Wounds need adequate nutrition to heal, and poor nutrition can lead to: • Delayed wound healing • Wound complications • Development of 61% of pressure injuries Juven is targeted nutrition therapy to support wound healing from the inside out. LEARN MORE

IC BAP DL BIO ARTERIAL The model IC-BAP-DL Bio Arterial Plus by Bio Compression Systems is a complete arterial blood flow enhancement system that’s clinically proven to increase arterial blood flow, promote wound healing, and reduce pain and discomfort associated with peripheral arterial disease (PAD). The IC-BAP-DL allows patients the freedom to use this device in the comfort of their own homes.

SC 2004 OC Bio Compression Systems model SC-2004-OC Sequential Circulator is a gradient, sequential, pneumatic compression device, which has been designed for the treatment of lymphedema, venous insufficiency, and wound healing. The SC-2004OC is intended for home or hospital use.


VGM Vendor Products & Services VGM Wound Care

SC 3008 DL The SC-3008-DL by Bio Compression Systems is the ultimate pneumatic compression device for the treatment of lymphedema, venous insufficiency, and wound healing. This device offers patients the option to adjust and customize the pressures in each individual chamber independent of the other chambers. It provides an override to the standard gradient pressure settings. The SC-3008-DL is intended for home or hospital use.

VasuEase Portable DVT System The VascuEase Portable DVT System by Bio Compression Systems brings a new level of innovation to the pneumatic compression device category. Our tube free solution comes complete with a fully integrated lithium ion battery that supplies over 20 hours of treatment on a single charge, assuring that patients can be transported easily from the hospital to their homes. And while most portable DVT systems are completely discarded after use, the VascuEase pumps are removable and can be attached to a new set of sleeves in a matter of seconds. Disposable garments can be purchased separately to get the most out of every device purchased. LEARN MORE

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U.S. Rehab Vendor Products & Services

MPS MINI MAXX--MULTI-POSITION POWER STANDING SYSTEM Never too small to stand tall! • Compact design • Seat size 12-17” with built-in growth potential • Standing, CG Tilt 45°, 165° Recline with ESR, 7” Power Adjustable Seat Height, Power Elevating Belt Drive Center Mount Articulated Foot Platform • One of the narrowest power standing systems in the market • Capacity up to 200 lbs LEARN MORE

PROUDLY SERVING THE HME COMMUNITY SINCE 1983 As our industry has continued to evolve with legislative and regulatory changes, MK Battery has stood with you every step of the way. Today, although we are a global company, our commitment to you and your customer has never been stronger. LEARN MORE

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OPGA Supplier Partner Products & Services

ÖSSUR Q3 promotion: OPGA members get a 5% additional discount on the newly redesigned Proprio Foot. The Proprio Foot is the world’s first microprocessor ankle (MPA). Contact your Össur rep to place an order. LEARN MORE

NYMBL Nymbl Systems is the future of O&P practice management. Our entire solution has been purpose-built to serve the orthotics and prosthetics specialty with seamless integration, security, and convenience you need to grow the practice. We leverage the latest technologies to simplify your workflow and let you focus on what matters most—the patients. By reducing training, time spent in the software, and reporting, you will be able to grow your practice faster. Schedule a FREE demo of Nymbl today! LEARN MORE

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SMARTKNIT® AFO, KAFO, AND SMO INTERFACE SOCKS Each AFO and KAFO sock begins the same way a caterpillar spins its cocoon— starting at the toe and circling our way to the top. The result is a seam-free, wrinkle-free sock that fits like a second layer of skin, provides exceptional softness, and wicks perspiration. SMO socks are super soft and seamless— perfect for children with low profile bracing (SMOs, UCBLs), by reducing pressure and increasing compliance. Core-Spun yarns with Lycra and formfitting design result in children’s socks that hug the foot like a second skin— they don’t wrinkle or bunch.

CORE-SPUN PATTERNED AFO SOCKS AFO socks available in six different patterns. LEARN MORE


Essentially Women Vendor Products & Services

MOTIF Motif BiliTouch™ phototherapy blanket is a biliblanket designed by healthcare professionals to treat newborn infants diagnosed with jaundice (hyperbilirubinemia). This portable, convenient, and modern phototherapy treatment device allows moms to continue to hold, feed, and care for their baby while reducing high bilirubin levels at home. Made with a DME’s business in mind, the Motif BiliTouch™ will help maximize your reimbursement with less upfront cost per unit than competing devices. Jaundice refers to high levels of bilirubin in the newborn infant’s red blood cells, which leads to a yellowing of the baby’s skin and eyes. Unlike conventional phototherapy systems that are stationary, the BiliTouch™ is designed to be mobile. • Convenient, ultraportable phototherapy treatment with battery-powered option • Patient-centered, lightweight design facilitates bonding with newborn infant • LED light source, no fiber optic cables for easy positioning LEARN MORE

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POST MASTECTOMY FACILITY ACCREDITATION Try ABC and discover the difference. Did you know… • ABC’s post mastectomy accreditation costs are less than its competitors, plus • You can save $165 each time you apply for being an EW member! • Every year, more businesses choose ABC for their mastectomy accreditation than any other accrediting organization, and with our 94% satisfaction rate, it’s not hard to see why. • ABC accreditation helps ensure compliance and improve audit outcomes. LEARN MORE

MASTECTOMY FITTER CERTIFICATION You work hard for your patients. You’ve got the experience and the passion. Why not take that extra step and get certified? Each year, more women choose ABC for their Mastectomy Fitter Certification to enhance their careers and earn the recognition they deserve. You can too! LEARN MORE


Essentially Women Vendor Products & Services

Ardo, known for our Swiss-made breast pumps, is excited to announce the expansion of our support for both breastfeeding mothers and mothers-tobe! Born from the desire to help nurture mothers on their journey through motherhood, and the constant pursuit of developing innovative breastfeeding aids, we are thrilled to introduce a range of new products to the market.

ARDO NATAL ANTI-STRETCH Our new Ardo Natal Anti-Stretch cream not only helps prevent stretch marks from occurring, it also helps minimize the appearance of existing stretch marks. Made from vegan ingredients, wheat germ oil softens and improves the skin’s elasticity, while hyaluronic acid provides long-lasting moisture and stimulates the formation of new cells.

ARDO NATAL PERIMASSAGE With regular use from the 34th week of pregnancy onwards, Ardo Natal Perimassage reduces the risk of perineal tears and episiotomies. A completely vegan product, Ardo Natal Perimassage is made with wheat germ oil and almond oil. Wheat germ oil is rich in vitamin E and makes the perineal tissue elastic for a more comfortable birthing experience. Almond oil penetrates deep into the perineal tissue while nourishing it.

ARDO CARE LANOLIN Ardo Care Lanolin is made from 100% ultra-pure medical grade lanolin that is free of any additives (no colorings, fragrances or preservatives, no BHT or other antioxidants, no parabens). Moms can breastfeed with confidence knowing that Ardo Care Lanolin is safe for her baby, has a neutral taste, and does not need to be removed before breastfeeding. The smooth consistency is easy to spread and instantly soothes sore, cracked nipples by restoring the skin’s natural oils that are removed during breastfeeding.

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ARDO CARE BALM – COMING SOON! For mothers looking for a vegan alternative to lanolin, Ardo Care Balm nourishes and soothes dry and sensitive nipples of breastfeeding mothers. Ardo Care Balm is made from all-natural products without the use of animal by-products. It is safe for mother and baby, and does not need to be removed prior to breast feeding or pumping. Both Ardo Care Lanolin and the vegan version Ardo Care Balm are made in Europe and adhere to the strict standards of the European Pharmacopoeia.

ARDO CARE COMPRESSES – COMING SOON! The compresses support the natural regeneration of the skin, are ultramoisturizing, and offer a pleasantly cooling respite of the stresses nipples can endure while breastfeeding. Further, the gel coating the fleece on the compresses is germ-reducing and thus helps prevent infections such as mastitis. The gel residue left on the breast does not need to be wiped off before breastfeeding and is harmless for the baby. LEARN MORE


Essentially Women Vendor Products & Services

EASE LYMPHEDEMA Therafirm is your complete partner with compression, lymphedema, and a focus on Moms and their full compression needs – including socks, stockings, fashionable patterns, and pantyhose. Ease by Therafirm Lymphedema Gauntlets, Gloves and Arm Sleeves are designed with true gradient compression to help manage lymphedema and ease swelling and discomfort in the hands, fingers, and arms. The garments feature ultra-stretchy yarns and super soft, breathable material for a superior comfort and all-day way. All of our Ease Lymphedema garments are also moisture wicking and a drier and comfortable coolness. Download the Ease Flyer LEARN MORE

MOBIDERM AUTOFIT The Mobiderm Autofit is an adjustable, standard size garment that uses Mobiderm Technology to help break up fibrotic tissue and stimulate the movement of lymphatic fluid at night or while at rest. • Adjustability allows for variations in patient anatomy, allowing them to stay in the garment for longer periods of time while maintaining therapeutic compression levels • Standard sizing reduces the need for complex made-to-measure ordering • Autofit standard-size garments are approximately 1/3 the cost of made-tomeasure garments night garments, giving access to many patients who are currently only bandaging or wearing nothing during the night • Mobiderm Autofit is available in three models—Armsleeve with Mitten (BG); Below-Knee (AD); and Thigh-High (AG) Schedule an In-Service LEARN MORE

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MATERNITY AND POSTPARTUM SUPPORTS Loving Comfort maternity and postpartum products have been keeping moms comfortable and active for years. Patented, clinically tested, and doctor-approved maternity support is the #1 trusted choice. LEARN MORE

PIN UP BRA WITH REMOVABLE PADS This soft wire-free bra features a delicate lace floral trim, which is perfect for layering under your favorite low-cut top. This bra has removable pads and large enough pockets for a prosthetic. LEARN MORE

AHH GENERATION BRA WITH REMOVABLE PADS Double the Ahh with this instant best seller! The double layer Ahh Generation Bra With Removable Pads invites you to enjoy extra support and pockets for a prosthetic. LEARN MORE


Essentially Women Vendor Products & Services

LACE TRIM SEAMLESS BRA WITH REMOVABLE PADS If you love our double layer Ahh bra you will love this updated version with a lace neckline! Like most of our seamless bras, this style has pockets for a prosthetic. Available in sizes small-3X. LEARN MORE

CONTOUR The Flip Pillow is a great choice for women who have experienced mastectomy surgery, C-section birth, and more—its hinged design allows you to flip it into a wide variety of amazingly comfortable positions to support post-surgery recovery. • Support and align your head and neck while you sleep; Ideal for all sleep positions—side, back, or stomach. • Flip it into a wedge for doctor-recommended inclined sleep or to relax with while reading, watching TV—also great for nursing. • Place it under your legs to provide elevation for your knees and calves. • Use two to create a zero-gravity position for “weightless” comfort and to alleviate pressure points. LEARN MORE

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RORA POCKETED FRONT CLOSURE BRA 10% off for opening orders of the Rora bra to EW members! Meet the Rora Pocketed Front Closure Bra, the ultimate bra for mastectomy recovery. This bra is ultra-comfortable, with hidden seams to avoid sensitive areas and wire-free cups to maximize comfort all day. The Rora is pocketed with non-molded cups to work perfectly with breast inserts, custom breast forms, expanders, reconstruction, or lumpectomies. No matter what surgeries a customer may have had, the Rora will be the perfect bra for them! This style is available in four beautiful colors and in sizes XS - 3X. LEARN MORE


VGM Live at Home Vendor Products & Services

VERTICAL PLATFORM LIFTS The PASSPORT ® Vertical Platform Lift is available in six sizes and its lifting ranges are designed to accommodate most locations—whether it’s two steps in a garage or an elevated home built on stilts or pilings. 44” 52” 72” 120” 144” 168” LEARN MORE

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Business & Technology Vendors

Paro provides flexible finance and accounting solutions to businesses via its network of highly vetted freelance experts. Through its proprietary AI-powered platform, Paro precisely matches clients with the best-fit experts to solve problems and drive growth. Its carefully curated expert community provides a range of financial services to clients, from basic bookkeeping and accounting to highly specialized corporate development and strategic advisory. • 50% off custom financial model build ($5K retail / $2,500 promotional price for VGM members). Includes consolidation, cleanup, and integration of financials into model to provide actionable budget, forecasting tools, and management insights. • 50% off CFO strategic roadmap planning ($20K retail / $10K promotional price for VGM members). Includes current state assessment, product/SKU profitability assessment, and strategic initiative development, prioritization, and roadmap. • 50% off Q4 (October–December) monthly bookkeeping support for VGM members. Select from services including bill pay, invoicing, cash flow management, payroll, and month-end close; specifics scoped following call with Paro Financial Consultant. LEARN MORE

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VGM Services

OFF THE SHELF High-quality print made quick and easy. VGM’s Off the Shelf (OTS) Marketing print program, by Moxie, offers worry-free preprinted and custom solutions written and designed specifically for your target audience. Our premium print solutions can save you money and time. LEARN MORE

BECOME THE GO-TO RESOURCE FOR EXPECTING MOMS! The newest addition to VGM OTS, our Expecting Mom PrepList is a two-sided, printed card that outlines the essentials moms need in preparation of their little one’s arrival. It’s a great way to help moms prepare while establishing your business as the go-to place for all their needs. Hand it out to your customers directly or through OBGYN offices. Available in off-the-shelf (as is), branded, or custom printed based on your referral source size, equipping you with a three-month supply! For more information, click Learn More below, or call Christina Throndson at 866-621-4514. LEARN MORE

END OF YEAR IS NEAR! PREPARE NOW WITH PACKAGE INSERTS The end of the year is quickly approaching. Prepare now and get your package inserts. VGM OTS will design, print, and supply 8.5” x 5.5” single- or doublesided cards for distribution via VGM Fulfillment in your customer orders. Or we can send them directly to you to hand out or include in delivery. Now is the time to begin preparing for Q4 messaging, including HSA reminders, promotional offerings, resupply programs, and more! Reach out to Christina Throndson with VGM OTS at 866-621-4514, or click Learn More below to get the ball rolling before it drops with 2022. LEARN MORE

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VGM FORBIN VGM Forbin is the web and tech division of VGM. We specialize in developing websites, IT solutions, and digital marketing campaigns for the healthcare industry. However, for the Q3 Buying Guide, we will focus on how we are your ideal “IT Provider” through these services: • Managed IT Service Provider (MSP) • HIPAA, PCI, and Cyber Compliance As-A-Service • IT Security As-A-Service • Value-Added Reseller (VAR) • IT Projects Services • Cloud, Hosting, and Email Services You will notice that all but one of our offers are services. This is where we differ from many technology providers. In fact, the best service we offer is our customer service, but don’t take our word for it. We love our customers, and they love us back. See what they have to say!


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FORBIN TECHNOLOGY PLANS There are two types of IT services we offer, and customers have the freedom to mix and match to their unique needs and budgets: • Break-Fix (Reactive) » Great for: • Partners that have an internal IT team/person • Partners on a tight budget » Payment Options: • Pay as they need us • Pre-purchase “Blocks of Time” at discounted rate (15% off) • Managed IT Services (Proactive) » 24/7 Computer and Server Monitoring » Operating System and Third-Party Updates » Enterprise Anti-Virus » DNS Security » Backup Management and Monitoring » Barracuda Email Security and Encryption » Annual Security Scans » Unlimited Remote Support* Managed IT services include a software stack to allow us to monitor computers and networks. These customers basically treat us like an internal IT team, and we are essentially an extension of their company.

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FORBIN MANAGED SECURITY AND COMPLIANCE AS-A-SERVICE • 24/7 Managed IT Security Monitoring • PCI and Cyber Insurance Risk Assessments • HIPAA Risk Assessments • Data Breach Prevention and Detection • Backup Disaster and Recovery When it comes to HIPAA and PCI, every HME is required to perform risk assessments and all of these tasks. And many of them are not completed due to the time and attention they require, or because they don’t know they are required to do them by law. If you are not interested in any other service, this is the one that will catch up with you if you don’t take advantage of it.

FORBIN IT PROJECT SERVICES Types of Projects: • Email Migrations • Server Migrations • Firewalls, Networking, and Wi-Fi Deployments • PC Build and Deployments • Mobile Device Management (MDM) Setup • Cloud Migrations • Web Hosting • Backup, Disaster, Recovery, and Continuity Planning • Much, Much More If you have an upcoming project and you just want a second set of eyes on it, use your FREE IT Consulting Hours as a VGM member to have VGM Forbin look it over. For example, if we are working on an email migration, we’d love to see how we can help you out.


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FORBIN AS YOUR VALUE-ADDED RESELLER (VAR): ONE-TIER VS. TWO-TIER DISTRIBUTION We improve the customer experience by providing expertise and guidance with the following services: • Microsoft 365 (Email, Office Apps, OneDrive, etc.) • Barracuda Email Security and Encryption • Backup Disaster and Recovery • AWS, Azure, and Co-Location Hosting • Mobile Device Management • Cloud Phone Systems (RingCentral) • Duo Two-Factor Authentication • Single Sign On • Software and Subscriptions • And Much, Much More This is one of the biggest differences between VGM Forbin and other IT providers. We do not use a software or hardware distributor unless they can get us a lower price than going to the manufacturer, and then we pass those savings along to you. VGM Forbin passes along our exact cost on hardware to our customers so they see the best price, and we can focus on providing a great service in helping you set up your new hardware with the programs you need. Follow us on social media and read our blog to get advice from our experts!

If you don’t know where to start with your IT needs, you’re not alone. We have a whole team ready to help you uncover where you can save on technology and keep your business running smoothly through technology service. LEARN MORE

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YOU DESERVE THE BEST INSURANCE YOU CAN FIND, AT THE BEST PRICE At VGM Insurance, you get all of that and more. We offer specialized, full-line coverage for a wide range of businesses in the healthcare industry, including home medical equipment providers, orthotic and prosthetic providers, home accessibility contractors, complex rehabilitation providers, and women’s health boutiques. We pride ourselves on providing tailored solutions for the unique needs of every provider. In addition, our in-house risk management experts and claims team are here to help you manage your risk and defend your business. When you partner with VGM Insurance, you truly get Protection Beyond Policies. LEARN MORE


VGM Services

VGM Education is your go-to source for continuing education credits in the HME industry. With over 300 online courses available, we help you meet all of your team’s educational compliance needs. Tracking staff progress is also easy. Our learning management system provides on-demand, automatically generated reports sent to you on your schedule. We also feature: • Cybersecurity: We offer animated, online security awareness training videos for your team. Learn about hacking ploys, real-life security breaches, and how to protect your company and client information. Click here to see how cybersecurity strengthens the workplace. • Custom content: We upload your content and videos onto our learning management platform, giving you the ability to educate and test on job roles, company-specific information, and more.

Spanish Translation Services

• Spanish translation: Our team can translate from English into Spanish any course materials or business documents you may need. For pricing information, contact Jill.Blaser@vgm.com. • Virtual services: Let us host your next hybrid conference or connect you with colleagues and industry professionals to further education.

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