YARMOUTH, Maine – The majority of respondents to a recent HME Newspoll (62%) say they plan to attend at least one in-person industry event this year, because “it’s time for us to get back to business as usual.”
Helping to make their decision easier, say several respondents: vaccines.
“I’ve missed seeing friends and colleagues,” said Victoria Peterson of Respiratory & Medical Homecare in Texas. “With an increase in vaccination rates, we can feel more at ease with travel.”
Thirty-two percent say they don’t plan to attend an in-person event and 6% say they are undecided.
Some of the biggest drivers for respondents who plan to attend an in-person event this year are the need for continuing education units…