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Acquisition gives investment firm global footprint


CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – PBM Capital Group, a private investment firm that owns Human Design Capital (HDM), maker of the recently released Z1 CPAP machine, has acquired Breas, a Swedish maker of home respiratory ventilators and sleep apnea products.

Brightree chases patient pay

‘It hasn’t been the norm for so many years, but now providers don’t have a choice’

ATLANTA – Recognizing that patients are becoming increasingly responsible for their healthcare expenses, Brightree upped the ante in January by acquiring Overland Park, Kan.-based Strategic AR.

Supplies companies merge


OKLAHOMA CITY – 180 Medical, a provider of sterile use catheters and urologic and disposable medical supplies, has acquired Symbius Medical. The acquisition extends 180 Medical’s ability to serve customers directly, CEO Todd Brown said in a release.

Eternity Healthcare, GMEA to merge


PHOENIX and VANCOUVER, British Columbia – Eternity Healthcare, a medical device company, announced Oct. 30 that its plans to acquire Global Medical Equipment of America (GMEA), a holding company focused on medical equipment, supplies and accessories.

Numotion acquires Wheelchairs Plus


GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. – Numotion has acquired Minnesota-based complex rehab provider Wheelchairs Plus, the company announced Sept. 3.

Sanomedics finishes Prime Time buy


MIAMI – Medical technology holding company Sanomedics has completed its acquisition of Largo, Fla.-based Prime Time Medical Inc. for $3.1 million.

Wright & Filippis cracks new market


ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich. – Wright & Filippis has expanded into a new geographic market by acquiring a controlling share of North Charleston, S.C.-based Carolina Orthotics & Prosthetics (O&P).

Sunrise Medical sells to investment firm


FRESNO, Cailf. – Sunrise Medical announced today that it plans to sell its global mobility and seating business to Equistone Partners Europe.

McKesson to buy PSS World Medical


SAN FRANCISCO – The McKesson Corporation, a healthcare services and information technology company, agreed on Thursday to buy Jacksonville, Fla.-based PSS World Medical, for $1.46 billion, according to multiple reports.

Rice Home Medical acquires Marvelle’s Apparel


WILLMAR, Minn. – Rice Home Medical, a durable medical equipment company based here, has announced the acquisition of Marvelle’s Apparel.