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SBA honors Alpine founder

May 20, 2016Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

SALT LAKE CITY - When HME provider Jay Broadbent started out in 1997, he was just one man with a van.Fast forward 19 years and the founder and CEO of Alpine Home Medical Equipment has been named by the U.S. Small Business Administration as the Small Business Person of the Year for Utah.“I look at this as an Alpine Home Medical award rather than a Jay Broadbent award,” said Broadbent. “I really look at it as our company and all of the really good people that work hard day in and...

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Provider takes No. 1 SBA spot in Utah

April 20, 2016HME News Staff

SALT LAKE CITY - The Small Business Administration has named provider Jay Broadbent Utah Small Business Person of the Year. Broadbent founded Alpine Home Medical in 1997, with a single employee operating out of a delivery van. Today, it is the largest independent HME provider in Utah with nearly 200 employees. Broadbent, CEO, also heads up the B in Motion Foundation with his wife Kristie to provide wheelchairs and other mobility equipment to users who can't afford it. Broadbent and the winners from...

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Alpine branches out of Utah

December 20, 2013Elizabeth Deprey

SALT LAKE CITY - On the surface, it may not seem that a rural Idaho HME company and one based in the most populous city in Utah have much in common, but Jay Broadbent, president of Alpine Home Medical, says they're a perfect fit.Alpine acquired Idaho Falls, Idaho-based Eagle Rock Oxygen and Medical Equipment Nov. 1.“They are a solid company that does the right thing for people,” said Broadbent. “Having to do business under today's rules makes it harder, but it doesn't mean you can't...

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Alpine Home Medical acquires ReMed

November 2, 2012HME News Staff

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah - Alpine Home Medical has acquired ReMed Medical, according to a press release. The acquisition of ReMed, located in Richfield, Utah, marks the opening of the company's tenth branch in the state, including remote locations and its service center.

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Massive fires don't halt service

August 24, 2012Elizabeth Deprey

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Could you serve your patients if forced to evacuate your location?That's a question Jerome La Fontaine, division vice president of operations for Apria, had to answer as fires swept through the western United States in late June and early July. The fires destroyed 346 homes in Colorado Springs and came close enough to Apria's branch there that ashes and debris landed in the parking lot.When employees were told to evacuate, La Fontaine reached out to a local trucking company,...

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Alpine Home Medical delivers on its promise

January 20, 2010Liz Beaulieu, Editor

I wrote a story for the October issue about Alpine Home Medical Equipment's "Ride for a Reason," an event, in its second year, that raises money to provide children with new wheelchairs. The folks at Alpine sent me an e-mail last week letting me know that they delivered on their promise, outfitting 13-year-old Francisco Avila-Suarez with a new custom wheelchair. Suarez was diagnosed with cerebral palsy at birth. Because he didn't qualify for a new wheelchair through his insurance, he used a power...

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'Ride for a Reason'

September 1, 2009Liz Beaulieu, Editor

The folks over at Alpine Home Medical Equipment in Salt Lake City sponsored a bike ride traversing 80 miles and climbing 6,400 feet over the weekend to raise money to provide children with new wheelchairs. The second annual "Ride for a Reason" raised about $8,500. Alpine already has two children in mind for new wheelchairs: one child has arthrogriposis multiplex congenital, a rare congenital disorder characterized by multiple joint contractures; and one child has muscular dystrophy. Both were recommended...

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