AxelaCare keeps home infusion market hot
LENEXA, Kan. – Private equity-backed AxelaCare Health Solutions has expanded its home infusion network outside of the New York-New Jersey metro area with the acquisition of Ambient Healthcare. Davie, Fla.-based Ambient provides intravenous therapies and nursing care in the southeastern United States. It has 16 infusion pharmacies, bringing AxelaCare’s total number of pharmacies to 34. AxelaCare made a number of acquisitions in 2014, including Advanced Care in New York in October, ARC Infusion in California in February and SCP Specialty Infusion in Chicago in January. New York-based PE firm Harvest Partners bought AxelaCare in 2013 from Excellere Partners.