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Owens & Minor turns 140

January 19, 2022HME News Staff

RICHMOND, Va. – Owens & Minor on Jan. 18 marked 140 years in business.   Founded by Otho O. Owens and George Gilmer Minor, II, as a pharmaceutical wholesale and retail company, the Owens & Minor Drug Company operated on Main Street in downtown Richmond, setting its sights on the untapped market share of rural and small-town pharmacists who needed supplies. Today, it is a global Fortune 500 company with 15,000 employees.  "Today we celebrate all that Owens & Minor has accomplished...

Apria Healthcare, Byram Healthcare, Home Medical Equipment, Owens & Minor


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Apria joins Byram in OM’s patient direct platform

January 14, 2022Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

RICHMOND, Va., and INDIANAPOLIS – The combination of Byram Healthcare and Apria will create a platform for Owens & Minor to expand in the fast-growing home health care market, says Edward Pesicka, its president and CEO.  Byram’s portfolio is comprised of diabetes, ostomy, incontinence and wound care supplies, while Apria’s is comprised of home respiratory, sleep apnea, negative pressure wound therapy and traditional HME products.  “That creates an opportunity...

Apria Healthcare, Byram Healthcare, M&A, Owens & Minor


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Owens & Minor buys Apria, reaches deeper into home care

January 10, 2022HME News Staff

RICHMOND, Va., and INDIANAPOLIS – Owens & Minor, which owns Byram Healthcare, says it will buy Apria for $37.50 in cash per share of common stock, representing an equity value of about $1.45 billion.  This price per share represents a 26% and 24% premium over Apria’s closing share price on January 7, 2022, and 30-day volume weighted average price, respectively.  “The combination of two complementary businesses in Byram Healthcare and Apria will enable us to better...

Apria, Byram Healthcare, M&A, Owens & Minor


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Byram advocates for working women

September 6, 2019Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. - Breast pumps allow women to return to work while still nursing, but many don't know they have rights to make that transition easier. That's something Byram Healthcare wants to change, says CEO Perry Bernocchi.“It's part of Byram's social responsibility to educate new moms that this is a benefit to them,” said Bernocchi. “We also wanted to develop working tools that they can bring to their employer if their employer is unaware.”Byram, whichsells about 15,000...

Breast Pumps, Breastfeeding, Byram Healthcare, Perry Bernocchi


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Not enough breastfeeding moms know their rights, Byram survey finds

August 1, 2019HME News Staff

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. - Fewer than one in five working moms who breastfeed know their rights in the workplace, according to a survey commissioned by Byram Healthcare. Wakefield Research, which conducted the survey, polled 1,000 working moms in the U.S. with children ages two and under who are breastfeeding or recently breastfed. More than half of working moms (52%) said they didn't know they are legally entitled to a room to pump or express milk for a full year after giving birth. They said they were...

Breast Pumps, Breastfeeding, Byram Healthcare, survey


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Byram Healthcare pushes toward future of health care

November 9, 2018Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. - From its start as Byram Surgical on the banks of Connecticut's Byram River, to its recent, multistate contract with Kaiser Permanente, Byram Healthcare has continued to evolve with the healthcare market, says CEO Perry Bernocchi.The provider, which marks its 50th anniversary this year, is a leading supplier of home medical supplies, including ostomy, wound care, urology, diabetes and incontinence supplies, and breast pumps.“There is a continual migration of the patient...

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In brief: Study highlights bid program's flaws, Amazon eyes medical supplies pilot

July 20, 2018HME News Staff

SAN FRANCISCO - Add the Pacific Research Institute to the long list of economists and researchers who believe CMS's current competitive bidding program for HME is inefficient at best and dangerous at worst.PRI's study, “Reforming CMS' Competitive Bidding Process to Improve Quality and Sustainability,” borrows on the work of Peter Cramton, an economist and outspoken critic of the program, and research firms like Dobson DaVanzo & Associates.“Medicare patients are receiving lower quality...

aahomecare, Byram Healthcare, CHME, Competitive Bidding, Home Medical Equipment, Invacare, NSM


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Innovest Global secures contract with Byram Healthcare

July 17, 2018HME News Staff

CLEVELAND - Innovest Global has announced that it has secured a call center contract with Byram Healthcare. “Byram Healthcare is well-positioned for continued growth and ran a competitive bid process to find a call center partner that would assist and support its growth,” Innovest Global stated in a press release. “The new contract builds on an existing relationship and Byram Healthcare believes that the Innovest Call Center will generate additional sales for Byram.” Innovest...

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In brief: AAH 'embraces' e-prescribing, Medicare Advantage gets 3.4% increase

April 6, 2018HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - AAHomecare's Executive Committee will examine e-prescribing platforms to recommend the best solution for its provider members.“It's time for the HME community to move away from the fax machine and individual paper prescriptions, and fully embrace e-prescribing,” said Steve Ackerman, AAHomecare chairman and president of Spectrum Medical, in a bulletin. “Companies that invest in e-prescribing will be able to fill orders more efficiently to the benefit of patients and...

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Byram Healthcare signs up for eOrdersPlus

April 3, 2018HME News Staff

CARMEL, Ind. - Byram Healthcare will participate in the Preferred Supplier Program with Stratice Healthcare. As part of the program, Byram will use Stratice's eOrdersPlus solution to better serve its physician partners and patients with their medical supply needs in urology, diabetes, wound care, ostomy and incontinence. The solution's direct electronic connectivity replaces an otherwise inefficient, largely paper-based ordering process, the companies say. “eOrdersPlus will help improve health...

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