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Former Drive exec joins Angel Care Medical 

August 29, 2022HME News Staff

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Angel Care Medical has named Dan Halas president and equity partner, according to The Business Journal. Halas has more than 20 years of senior management experience, most recently at Drive Medical. Previously, he also served as a sales executive at Primus Medical. “As the industry evolves, I believe Angel Care Medical is in a position to provide a cost-effective suite of equipment, services and technology that will, ultimately, help Angel Care Medical strengthen partnerships,...

Angel Care Medical, Dan Halas, Drive Medical


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Journey Health: ‘We want and need providers’

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Journey Health: ‘We want and need providers’

August 12, 2022Liz Beaulieu, Editor

RICHMOND, Va. – Journey Health & Lifestyle, a company led by former Drive Medical founders and execs, is building a network of HME providers to augment its direct-to-consumer business.  So far, the company, which manufactures everything from the Perfect Sleep Chair to the So Lite Scooter to the Zoomer Chair, has more than 160 active accounts with providers.  “DME providers are critical in the health care supply chain when it comes to educating consumers and matching products...

Drive Medical, Journey Health


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In brief: SoClean complaint, Drive recall, Woman of the Year announcement

December 10, 2021HME News Staff

PETERBOROUGH, N.H. – SoClean has filed an amended complaint in its lawsuit against Philips that takes into account a new inspection report from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.  The company highlighted the following points in the amended complaint:  “Philips has known for years that the company’s products created a serious risk of harm to consumers.”  “The FDA report also confirmed that Philips had been receiving customer complaints...

aahomecare, Aeroflow Healthcare, Drive Medical, HME Woman of The Year, Kubat Pharmacy, Philips Recall, SoClean, VGM


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In brief: Mum's still the word at CMS, Drive makes buy

January 13, 2017HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - Industry stakeholders were still waiting for word from CMS at press time on Friday on how the agency plans to retroactively delay a second round of reimbursement cuts in non-competitive bidding areas.The recently passed 21st Century Cures Act included a provision to retroactively delay the cuts from July 1, 2016, to Jan. 1, 2017.When CMS had to delay its plans to apply bid pricing to accessories for complex power wheelchairs at the last-minute per a bill signed into law on Dec. 28, the...

Aeroflow, Arriva Medical, BOC, Drive Medical, Essentially Women, Inogen, PSP Homecare


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Capitala Finance exits investment in Drive Medical

January 6, 2017HME News Staff

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Capitala Finance Corp. has exited its investment in Medical Depot, doing business as Drive Medical, netting a realized gain of about $5 million with a cumulative cash-on-cash return of 4.7x, it has announced. “Our investment was a great opportunity to work with an excellent management team that was passionate about their mission, fully knowledgeable of their market space and was able to effectively execute multiple, complex, international acquisitions in a short timeframe,”...

Drive Medical, Private Equity


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In brief: Drive explains sale, ResMed and F&P trade lawsuits

August 19, 2016HME News Staff

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y. - Drive Medical has sent a letter to its customers in response to reports that private equity firm Clayton, Dubilier & Rice is close to buying the company.Drive Medical, which currently calls private equity firm Ferrer, Freeman & Co. a minority stockholder, seeks additional equity capital to continue its growth strategy, the Aug. 12 letter states.“Given the company's position within the healthcare industry, its prospects, multiple channels of growth and acquisition strategy,...

Domtar, Drive Medical, Fisher & Paykel Healthcare, Inc. 5000, Linde, Praxair, ResMed, Rotech


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Drive Medical: 'It is business as usual'

August 16, 2016HME News Staff

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y. - Drive Medical has sent a letter to its customers in response to reports that private equity firm Clayton, Dubilier & Rice is close to buying the company.Drive Medical, which currently calls private equity firm Ferrer, Freeman & Co. a minority stockholder, seeks additional equity capital to continue its growth strategy, the Aug. 12 letter states.“Given the company's position within the healthcare industry, its prospects, multiple channels of growth and acquisition strategy,...

Drive Medical, Ownerships, Private Equity


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In brief: PE firm buys NSM, another firm close to buying Drive

August 12, 2016HME News Staff

FRANKLIN, Tenn. - National Seating & Mobility has entered into a definitive purchase agreement with Court Square Capital Partners, a New York-based private equity firm.Court Square Capital Partners will buy NSM from Wellspring Capital Management, also a New York-based private equity firm, which bought the company in December 2012.“This is an exciting time for NSM and we're very pleased that Court Square is investing in our company,” said CEO Bill Mixon in a press release. “Court...

Drive Medical, M&A, National Seating & Mobility, Private Equity


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Moneyline: Drive Medical seeks buyer, EZ-Access makes buy

June 3, 2016HME News Staff

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y. - Drive Medical has hired an investment bank to explore and carry out a potential sale of the company, according to PE Hub.Drive Medical, which is partly owned by the private equity firm Ferrer, Freeman & Co., has hired Robert W. Baird & Co. to explore a sale that could value the company at more than $1 billion with debt, PE Hub reported on June 1.The company generated EBITDA of about $95 million in 12 months, it reported.The sale could take the form of a majority or minority...

Drive Medical, EZ-access


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Drive Medical seeks buyer

June 2, 2016HME News Staff

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y. - Drive Medical has hired an investment bank to explore and carry out a potential sale of the company, according to PE Hub.Drive Medical, which is partly owned by the private equity firm Ferrer, Freeman & Co., has hired Robert W. Baird & Co. to explore a sale that could value the company at more than $1 billion with debt, PE Hub reported on June 1.The company generated EBITDA of about $95 million in 12 months, it reported.The sale could take the form of a majority or minority...

Drive Medical, M&A


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