MEDINA, Ohio — Discount Drug Mart has taken home health care at drug chains to a new level. Building on its 2014 acquisition of Hastings Professional Medical Equipment, the retailer says it’s providing products and services unavailable at rival pharmacy operators. Our reputation in the category is so good that the competition will refer customers
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
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
MEDINA, Ohio — Discount Drug Mart is taking its “360 Care” positioning to another level with its home health care offering. The chain is building on its 2014 acquisition of Hastings Professional Medical Equipment with an array of home health care products and services in its 73 stores as well as at Hastings’ two distribution
TORONTO — Shoppers Home Health Care, the home health care retail arm of Shoppers Drug Mart, is selling some assets of its lifts and elevating business to Prism Medical Ltd., a provider of mobility equipment and services. Prism said Monday thatit’s acquiring inventory and equipment from Shoppers Home Health Care in Ontario, Saskatchewan and Alberta.
Mike Wolf, senior director and DMM of advanced care at Walgreens, moderated a roundtable discussion at the recent ECRM Home Health Care EPPS in Dallas that focused on how retailers and manufacturers can partner to optimize the consumer experience in-store. “The big emerging theme was really around balancing the retail packaging with education and a
DUBLIN, Ohio — Cardinal Health Inc. has unveiled a new home health care line called Hospital Quality at Home, which includes a range of over-the-counter products to help patients transition care from the hospital to their home. Cardinal said Tuesday that the new brand encompasses a full assortment of hospital-quality health products, which are