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Walgreens eyes AmerisourceBergen


DEERFIELD, Ill. – Walgreens Boots Alliance is said to be in early talks to take over Valley Forge, Pa.-based AmerisourceBergen, according to news reports, though “no deal is imminent and there may not be one,” according to the Wall Street Journal.

AAH, VGM coordinate advocacy efforts


WASHINGTON – AAHomecare and The VGM Group will merge their respective consumer advocacy groups into one industry wide platform.

Per the merger, AAHomecare’s Save My Medical Supplies and VGM’s People for Quality Care will combine under the PFQC brand.

Many questions in wake of ResMed-Brightree deal


YARMOUTH, Maine – When two companies as big and different as ResMed and Brightree merge, there’s more than likely going to be an impact on their HME provider customers, the majority of respondents to a recent HME Newspoll say.

Providers enter national stage with merger


WESTMINSTER, Md. – Mobility Rehab Products has joined forces with Cal City Medical Supplies, doing business as Smart Remedies, to develop a national footprint for the delivery of DME.

Bard to acquire Rochester Medical


MURRAY HILL, N.J. – C.R. Bard and Rochester Medical, two players in the urology market, announced Sept. 4 that they have entered into an agreement to merge.

FTC clears Linde-Lincare deal


MUNICH, Germany, and CLEARWATER, Fla. – The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has cleared one of the conditions needed for The Linde Group to acquire Lincare Holdings for $4.6 billion, the two companies announced this week.