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ONeal Medical phases out DME to focus on respiratory

February 19, 2024HME News Staff

PELHAM, Ala. – ONeal Medical will stop filling durable medical equipment orders for new patients after March 31, 2024 as it focuses on home respiratory, including oxygen and sleep therapy. The provider will continue to service its existing DME patients and will accept DME orders for new patients if the order includes oxygen or sleep therapy equipment. “As a home owned and operated business, we continue to be deeply committed to our local community, and support many local charitable organizations....

Durable Medical Equipment (DME), Home Respiratory Equipment, Oneal Medical


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CAIRE opens new service HQ

October 25, 2023HME News Staff

BALL GROUND, Ga. — CAIRE Inc. has opened a new global service headquarters in Canton, Ga., near its primary manufacturing hub north of Atlanta. The 29,500-square-foot Canton facility will provide rapid servicing of equipment, as well as fulfillment of specialty service parts and accessories for CAIRE respiratory and specific AirSep brand commercial products. “As we navigated the challenges of the pandemic, we discovered there was an opportunity to improve the efficiency of our service...

CAIRE, Equipment, Home Respiratory Equipment, Repair


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Casey Hoyt

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Viemed ramps up M&A, eyes MA plans

May 12, 2023Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

LAFAYETTE, La. – M&A and MA were hot topics during a recent Viemed earnings call, as company execs outlined what they see as key opportunities for growth going forward.  Viemed’s recently announced acquisition of Tennessee-based Home Medical Products, a large regional provider of respiratory solutions, kicks off the company’s acquisition growth initiatives – a priority for the year ahead, say execs. HMP, which currently serves more than 44,000 patients in Tennessee,...

Casey Hoyt, Home Respiratory Equipment, Viemed


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Casey Hoyt

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Viemed to acquire HMP

April 18, 2023HME News Staff

LAFAYETTE, La., - Viemed Healthcare, Inc. will acquire Tennessee-based Home Medical Products, Inc., a large regional provider of respiratory focused home medical solutions.  “We are incredibly excited to complement our strong history of organic growth by combining great teams through accretive transactions” said Casey Hoyt, Viemed CEO. “The purchase of HMP will launch our acquisition growth initiatives with a stellar organization that has an extraordinary reputation with...

Casey Hoyt, Home Medical Products, Home Respiratory Equipment, Viemed Healthcare


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Medline’s respiratory portfolio takes off

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Medline’s respiratory portfolio takes off

April 7, 2023Liz Beaulieu, Editor

MUNDELEIN, Ill. – Medline has started adding more complex products to its respiratory portfolio, starting with the Flight 60 ventilator.  The company became the exclusive distributor for the Flight 60, made by Flight Medical Innovations, in the first quarter. Paul Miller, director of business development for HME, described the product as an invasive and non-invasive vent that’s transportable, durable and can be used on a wide range of patients, from infants to bariatrics.  “If...

Home Respiratory Equipment, Medline


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Dan Starck

Providers

CQRC calls for clear post-PHE transition

February 27, 2023Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

WASHINGTON – With a “massive” number of patients starting on home respiratory therapy during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Council for Quality Respiratory Care is renewing its call for a transition period to ensure those patients don’t lose access when the public health emergency ends on May 11, says the Council for Quality Respiratory Care.  While providers are ready to move past the pandemic, much of that readiness depends on any guidance CMS provides, especially for...

Council for Quality Respiratory Care (CQRC), Dan Starck, Home Respiratory Equipment, post-PHE


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RRI to continue supporting HomeFill

December 1, 2022HME News Staff

ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Responsive Respiratory says it is committed to providing cylinders and valves compatible with the HomeFill system, despite Invacare’s decision to exit the respiratory market by the end of the year. “We stand committed to servicing the needs of oxygen providers,” said Steve Bannon, RRI president. “The departure of Invacare in the respiratory market leaves a tremendous gap for providers utilizing the HomeFill compressor. Rather than decommissioning units...

Home Respiratory Equipment, HomeFill, Invacare, Responsive Respiratory


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Invacare’s exit from respiratory market is ‘devastating,’ poll respondents say

November 18, 2022Liz Beaulieu, Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine – Invacare’s decision to discontinue production of respiratory products by the end of this year will leave a gaping hole in the market, according to the respondents to a recent HME Newspoll.  “It’s actually devastating, when 85% or more of our oxygen concentrators are Invacare and I have a staff that knows how to work on them,” wrote one poll respondent.  Eighty- five percent of respondents to the poll reported carrying Invacare respiratory...

Home Medical Equipment (HME), Home Respiratory Equipment, HomeFill, Invacare


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Geoffrey Purtill

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Invacare: ‘Respiratory products no longer meet minimum profitability target’

November 11, 2022Liz Beaulieu, Editor

ELYRIA, Ohio – Geoffrey Purtill says the decision to discontinue respiratory products is proof that Invacare is willing to take “decisive action” to turn around the company.  Invacare announced, as part of its financial results for the third quarter, that it will discontinue respiratory products, including HomeFill and stationary and portable oxygen concentrators, in the fourth quarter.  “We are committed to taking necessary and decisive action to accelerate...

Home Respiratory Equipment, Invacare


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Rob Hensley

Specialty Providers

Advent acquires Aeratech

September 21, 2022HME News Staff

CHICAGO – Advent Home Medical, a portfolio company of New Harbor, has acquired Aeratech Home Medical, a provider of home respiratory care and respiratory equipment technology.   Aeratech was founded in 1999 by Roy Neely, a respiratory therapist who wanted to reduce prolonged hospital stays for patients with complex respiratory conditions. Today, it serves approximately 1,000 patients through nine offices across Ohio and Indiana.   “This partnership is a perfect fit,”...

Advent Home Medical, Aeratech Medical, Home Respiratory Equipment, ventilators


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