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In brief: Hangover clinics, SMRC audits, PHE extension

January 21, 2022HME News Staff

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The National Home Infusion Association and several allied organizations have asked the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and state regulatory agencies to investigate unregulated, direct access infusion businesses that provide individuals with intravenous solutions absent the recommendation of a licensed prescriber.   These businesses, they say, treat hangovers, exercise recovery and elevation sickness, which can usually be resolved with oral medications or through...

Aeroflow Urology, Dynarex, LUCI, Masimo, NHIA, Owens & Minor, Sunrise Medical


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Providers

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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Providers

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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On the Editor's Desk

Think about it

January 12, 2022Liz Beaulieu, Editor

Well, 2022 is certainly starting off with a bang. The first rumblings that big things are going to happen this year was an announcement on Jan. 6 by Stryker that it plans to acquire Vocera Communications. This does not have a direct impact on the HME industry, per se, but it does speak to large players in mostly the acute care space getting more serious about extending their reach beyond hospitals. Stryker said Vocera brings a portfolio of products to address “the increasing need for...

Apria, Baxter International, Cardinal Health, Medically Home, Owens & Minor, Stryker, Vocera


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Providers

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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Vendors

Moneyline: Two big deals, one week

May 5, 2017HME News Staff

RICHMOND, Va. - Owens & Minor, a global healthcare services company providing supply chain services to healthcare providers and manufacturers, has agreed to pay about $380 million for Byram Healthcare, it announced May 2.The White Plains N.Y.-based Byram is a leading supplier of home medical supplies, including ostomy, wound care, urology, diabetes and incontinence supplies.“Expanding across the continuum of care is a strategic imperative for us,” said P. Cody Phipps, president and CEO...

Byram Healthcare, Dedicated Distribution, Home medical supplies, NDC, Owens & Minor


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Owens & Minor 'expands continuum' with Byram acquisition

May 4, 2017Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

RICHMOND, Va. - Owens & Minor, a global healthcare services company providing supply chain services to healthcare providers and manufacturers, has agreed to pay about $380 million for Byram Healthcare, it announced May 2.The White Plains N.Y.-based Byram is a leading supplier of home medical supplies, including ostomy, wound care, urology, diabetes and incontinence supplies.“Expanding across the continuum of care is a strategic imperative for us,” said P. Cody Phipps, president and CEO...

Byram Healthcare, Home medical supplies, Owens & Minor


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