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Rotech ready to expand


ORLANDO, Fla. – Rotech Healthcare last week announced its first acquisition in several years and the company has indicated that’s only the beginning.

AHP rumored to explore sale


BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – American HomePatient (AHP) is reportedly considering a sale.

The Deal has reported that the provider has retained Jefferies & Co., to explore a sale.

Health system snaps up Klingensmith


PITTSBURGH, Pa. – With its acquisition of Klingensmith Healthcare, Allegheny Health Network (AHN) has a “key piece” in its mission to expand health care beyond hospital walls.

Healthcare network buys Klingensmith


PITTSBURGH, Pa. – Klingensmith Healthcare has been acquired by Allegheny Health Network (AHN).

Readmissions: HME Key to reductions


ATLANTA – Home medical equipment is instrumental in keeping chronically ill patients from being readmitted to the hospital and it is time providers realized that, says Kelly Riley, senior director of the MED Respiratory and Sleep Networks. 

Reporter's notebook: 'Put the facts out there'


Although his day job is as CEO of, John Solomon devotes time to his foundation, Project Global Village, which is dedicated to bringing education and healthcare to third-world countries.

Internet supplier adds pediatrics


DELRAY BEACH, Fla. – has capped off a “phenomenal” year by adding a pediatrics division to its website.

Epic snowfall puts providers on standby


BUFFALO, N.Y. – HME providers say this week's record-breaking 7 feet of snow dumped on Buffalo and parts of Western New York hasn’t hampered operations—much.

AeroCare exec talks future of company, industry


With more than 25 years under his belt in the HME business, provider Steve Griggs has seen a lot of changes, but stuck with it. In 2002, he founded Miami-based AeroCare after a stint with Rotech. Today, the company stands poised for growth, thanks to a planned merger with MergeWorthRx. Griggs spoke with HME News recently about the future of AeroCare—and the HME industry.

How do you know which one to pick?

New website helps consumers make purchasing decisions with 10 best lists

Two HME industry veterans, Tyrrell Hunter and Sean Welton, have teamed up to create a website that allows visitors to view the best and most useful equipment for certain conditions, and buy it on the spot.