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Lincare pursues bolt-on acquisition in AHP


CLEARWATER, Fla. – It’s official: Lincare has entered a definitive agreement to buy American HomePatient from Highland Capital Management.

Bring it on home

Friday, November 20, 2015

Theresa just emailed me, “We are certainly going to have fresh stuff for the next Moneyline.”


ResMed buys distributor in Denmark


SAN DIEGO – ResMed has acquired Maribo Medical, a distributor of sleep-disordered breathing medical devices and accessories in Denmark. Maribo Medical has been an exclusive distributor of ResMed devices and accessories for more than 15 years.

MedCare buys Home Health Resource


GREENSBURG, Pa. – MedCare Equipment Company has added another partnership with a health system.

The company, part of Excela Health, has acquired Home Health Resource from UPMC Altoona, growing its patient base to 24,000 and its revenue base to $70 million.

In brief: AAH secures discount, Aeroflow makes buy


WASHINGTON – AAHomecare members will receive discounted pricing on DMEPOS surety bonds and liability insurance from VGM insurance, per an agreement hammered out at Medtrade last week.

And then there were three?


CLEARWATER, Fla. – Lincare is in discussions to buy Brentwood, Tenn.-based American HomePatient from investment firm Highland Capital Management, Bloomberg reported Oct. 23.

Aeroflow picks up hospital’s HME biz


ASHEVILLE, N.C. – Aeroflow Healthcare has acquired Abbeville Area Medical Center’s Home Medical Equipment business out of Greenwood, S.C., to further enhance its position in the upstate of South Carolina.

Medical Service Co. buys Clark’s RX Home Medical


CLEVELAND – Medical Service Co. has expanded its growing empire in Ohio. The company has acquired Clark’s RX Home Medical in Centerville, Ohio, also known as Dayton Home Medical, according to the Dayton Business Journal.

BraunAbility sells to Swedish investment firm


WINAMAC, Ind. – BraunAbility has signed an agreement to sell to Patricia Industries, a division of Stockholm, Sweden-based Investor AB.

The year so far: Chaos, exits and raids, with a little bidding thrown in

Friday, September 11, 2015

It’s Friday, which means it's Newswire day. I could stop there, but we’re also pasting up the October issue (the pre-show issue for Medtrade!) and it’s the prelude to the HME News Business Summit on Sunday (there’s still time to register!).