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Drive Medical acquires Canadian DME businesses

Drive Medical acquires Canadian DME businesses

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y. — Drive Medical Canada, a subsidiary of Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare, has acquired the mobility and bathroom safety equipment business of AMG Medical. Financial terms of the transaction weren’t disclosed. Drive said the acquired home health care brands — Hugo, Profilio, AquaSense and Airgo — are leading durable medical equipment (DME) brands in

Compass Health Brands buys Meridian Medical

Compass Health Brands buys Meridian Medical

CLEVELAND — Compass Health Brands has acquired home health care manufacturer and supplier Meridian Medical LLC. Financial terms of the agreement weren’t disclosed. Knoxville, Tenn.-based Meridian’s offerings include gel overlays, seating/positioning cushions, therapeutic support surfaces, lymphedema systems and respiratory products. Meridian markets its products under the brands Air Lift, CareFore, Ultra Care, Gel Lite, Core

Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare to open new DC

Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare to open new DC

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y. —  To meet rising demand for its products, Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare is set to open a new distribution center in the Indianapolis area. The durable medical equipment (DME) manufacturer said Tuesday that the 232,000-square-foot facility, located in Greenwood, Ind.,  is slated to go into operation on June 1 and will house the

Benzer Pharmacy opens online store for DME

Benzer Pharmacy opens online store for DME

TAMPA, Fla. — Benzer Pharmacy has launched an online store for durable medical equipment (DME). The pharmacy chain said Monday that the website,  BenzerMedicalEquipment.com, offers a broad selection of DME products, spanning such categories as aids to daily living, back and neck therapy, beds and accessories, casting supplies, convalescent care, diabetes care, edema products, electrotherapy,

Medline e-purchasing partnership gives DME dealers an edge

MUNDELEIN, Ill. — Medline Industries Inc. has formed an integrated electronic purchasing partnership with Brightree, a provider of cloud-based clinical, business management and billing software solutions for the post-acute care industry. Medline said Thursday that the arrangement will bring added efficiencies to durable medical equipment (DME) dealers by providing them with up-to-date information on item

Drive Medical makes pair of acquisitions

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y. — Drive Medical this week unveiled a pair of acquisitions, Columbia Medical and Park House Healthcare. The durable medical equipment manufacturer announced the Columbia Medical acquisition on Tuesday. Based in Santa Fe Springs, Calif., Columbia makes complex rehabilitation products for children with disabilities, including wheelchairs, aircraft transfer chairs, bath and shower products,