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Shield HealthCare expands into Arkansas


VALENCIA, Calif. – Shield HealthCare has expanded into Arkansas, demonstrating its commitment to the “ongoing growth of the company as a nationwide medical suppler leader,” it says.

Coloplast buys another homecare provider


MINNEAPOLIS – Coloplast, which has its U.S. headquarters here but is based in Denmark, announced this month that it has acquired SAS Lilial for a cash consideration of EUR 35.5m or DKK 264m.

BD accelerates offerings with Bard


FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., and MURRAY HILL, N.J. – Becton, Dickinson and Company will buy C. R. Bard for $24 billion, the companies announced April 23.

Coloplast to buy Comfort Medical for $160M

Views deal as ‘additional building block in U.S. strategy’

MINNEAPOLIS – Coloplast, which has its U.S. headquarters here but is based in Denmark, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Coral Springs, Fla.-based Comfort Medical for $160 million in cash, the company announced Nov. 30.

ConvaTec up for sale?


GREENSBORO, N.C. – The private equity firms that own ConvaTec are preparing the company for sale, according to news reports.

Hollister, Byram settle for millions


BOSTON – Hollister and Byram Healthcare Centers have agreed to pay $11.4 million and $9.3 million, respectively, to resolve allegations that they engaged in a kickback scheme designed to increase sales and profits, the U.S.

CCS debuts streamlined website


DALLAS – CCS Medical has launched a redesigned website at

Liberator ends year with uptick in sales


STUART, Fla. – Liberator Medical, which is being acquired by manufacturer C.R. Bard, posted a 9.4% increase in net sales for the fiscal year ended Sept. 30, 2015.

PE firm recapitalizes US MED


MIAMI – An affiliate of H.I.G. Capital, a global private equity firm, has recapitalized United States Medical Supply, a mail-order medical supply business. H.I.G.

Brightree, VGM Fulfillment remove fees


ATLANTA – Brightree and VGM Fulfillment, a consignment-based CPAP resupply service, have made available a no-fee integrated interface.