Acquisition trail: ATG Rehab, GMEA

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

ROCKY HILL, Conn. – ATG Rehab has acquired the complex rehab business of Philadelphia-based Associated Medical Specialties, it announced yesterday.

ATG rehab will service Associated's patients through its office in Hatfield, Penn.

“ATG Rehab will work diligently to transition all current orders as efficiently as possible,” stated Neill Rowland, ATG Rehab Mid-Atlantic director of sales & marketing, in a press release. “ATG works with the same suppliers as Associated so order placements and shipments will be seamless for our customers.”

Associated will focus on durable medical equipment and other non-rehab services, and the two providers will co-market their services, according to the release.

ATG Rehab has acquired several companies in the past 18 months, most recently in April, when it bought Louisiana-based Custom Holdings and its subsidiaries, Custom Healthcare and Gulf Coast Rehab Equipment. 

GMEA makes second buy in July

PHOENIX – Global Medical Equipment of America (GMEA) has acquired Niles, Ill.-based J Care Home Medical Supplies it announced this week.

The deal will allow GMEA to expand into the Midwest, the provider stated in a press release. The 14-year-old J Care serves the Chicago and northern Illinois areas.

"(J Care) brings with them a long standing, loyal customer base accustomed to receiving quality service from their experienced staff," stated Harold Halman, CEO of GMEA, in a release.

Earlier this month, GMEA announced that it had acquired A&A Medical, which serves the Baltimore-Washington, D.C., market.