Infusion company buys 02 provider

Wednesday, January 31, 2007

Lafayette, La. - Carmichael's Infusion Therapy & Medical Equipment has acquired Breath of Life, a home health and oxygen company, the companies announced in December. Breath of Life's operations will move to Carmichael's Lafayette office and Ken Whipp, owner of Breath of Life, will stay on with the company. Carmichael's now has four full-time respiratory therapists. Whipp said the move would allow him to "get back to the clinical side of things." Carmichael's also has locations in Lake Charles and Crowley.