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Medline to serve as prime vendor for Mount Sinai

March 31, 2022HME News Staff

NORTHFIELD, Ill. – Medline has a new a multi-year $725 million prime vendor partnership with New York-based Mount Sinai Health System to provide an extensive portfolio of essential medical supplies and solutions across the health system's eight hospital campuses, school of medicine and ambulatory practices. “For over 20 years, the Medline team has been working closely with the Mount Sinai Health System to ensure we truly understand and consistently support their system's challenges...

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FODAC sends supplies in Ukraine aid

March 25, 2022HME News Staff

ATLANTA – Friends of Disabled Children and Adults has shipped more than $40,000 worth of mobility equipment, bandages and cots to Poland to aid Ukrainian refugees. The urgent assistance was requested from a Rotary International coalition to support the Lviv military hospital in Ukraine. The UPS Foundation is assisting with the shipment of the supplies to a collection point in Poland. Donations of equipment, resources and volunteer time were provided in conjunction with Rotary District 6900,...

Friends of Disabled Adults and Children (FODAC), Medical supplies, Ukraine


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HIDA: Medical supplies face ongoing delays

January 5, 2022HME News Staff

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Medical supplies are being delayed 37 days due to ongoing supply chain problems, according to research by the Health Industry Distributors Association.  These delays are impacting 8,000-12,000 containers of supplies throughout the U.S. transportation system, the association says.  “HIDA recommends a fast-pass system to prioritize essential medical supplies through ports, onto rail and truck for expedited delivery to the front lines of health care,”...

Health Industry Distributors Association, Medical supplies, supply chain


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M&A: Respiratory, complex rehab, resupply top buyer lists

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M&A: Respiratory, complex rehab, resupply top buyer lists

December 3, 2021Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine – Analysts expect the final months of 2021 to bring a flurry of deal-making as sellers try to get ahead of a possible increase in the capital gains tax in 2022.  When President Biden released his proposed 2022 fiscal year budget earlier this year, it called for an increase to 39.6%, although the rates look more likely to settle around 25% or so, say analysts.  “That has pulled some activity into 2021 for folks on the fence, so I think the fourth quarter...

Brad Smith, Don Davis, Home Medical Equipment, Jonathan Sadock, M&A, Medical supplies, Pat Clifford


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CCS Medical names Escalante to new HR role

May 10, 2021HME News Staff

FARMERS BRANCH, Texas – CCS Medical has named Barbara Escalante Hess as its first ever chief human resources officer. Hess joins CCS Medical from TiER1 Performance Solutions, a consultative solutions provider, where she was responsible for developing and activating enterprise strategies to improve business performance and organizational health. “I’m honored to join CCS Medical and be part of a team that has so much purpose in being able to impact patients’ lives,” she...

CCS Medical, Human resources, Medical supplies


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Medline wins Golden opportunity

April 21, 2021HME News Staff

NORTHFIELD, Ill., - Medline has been named the exclusive supply chain vendor for Indiana-based Golden LivingCenters, which operates 23 senior health care facilities.   Per the agreement, Golden Living will convert a number of product categories in its portfolio to the Medline brand to help ensure all products are clinically equivalent and to help drive standardization across Golden Living's communities for improved patient outcomes.  "We are honored...

Golden LivingCenters, Medical supplies, Medline Industries


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Cure Medical becomes part of ConvaTec

March 29, 2021HME News Staff

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., and BRIDGEWATER TOWNSHIP, N.J. – Cure Medical on March 24 announced that is has been bought by ConvaTec and that its CEO, John Anderson, will join the Continence Care division of the company.  The two companies have complimentary portfolios and, together, will be able to offer a more comprehensive range of products and services for patients and their DME partners, Cure Medical says.  “I welcome ConvaTec, a long-time...

Catheters, ConvaTec, Cure Medical, M&A, Medical supplies


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Rehab Medical Supply, OMS Rehab merge 

January 5, 2021HME News Staff

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – Rehab Medical Supply and OMS Rehab are merging to form Direct Medical Supply.  “We are very excited to join two highly synergistic companies to enable Direct Medical Supply to execute on our unique strategy and next phase of our growth commitment to patients and employees,” said Tri Van Le, president of Direct Medical Supply. “This also allows both companies to add strategic and operational value.”  Rehab Medical Supply, founded...

Medical supplies, OMS Rehab, Rehab Medical Supply


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UroMed to close

June 13, 2019HME News Staff

SUWANEE, Ga. - UroMed, a provider of urological, incontinence and other disposable medical supplies, will close on July 8, according to a letter to its customers.“We apologize for any inconvenience this closure may cause; however, over the next few weeks UroMed will be working diligently to ensure a seamless transition of care to another provider of your choice in accordance with your plan's network,” reads the letter, signed by Ryan Schorr, vice president and general manager.UroMed was...

AssuraMed, Cardinal Health, Closing, Medical supplies, uromed


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Geriatric Medical reduces carbon footprint

August 22, 2017HME News Staff

WOBURN, Mass. - Geriatric Medical & Surgical Supply, a distributor of medical supplies, has completed construction on a 585kW solar project on the roof of its facility in Woburn, Mass. The company says it is among the largest roof-mounted solar projects completed in the state. The solar project consists of about 1,200 high efficiency solar panels and 540 inverters that will allow Geriatric Medical to produce in excess of 100% of its energy needs and supply the remainder to other environmentally conscious...

Distributor, Energy, Geriatric Medical, Medical supplies, solar project


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