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Allcare prioritizes volunteering


MILLBURY, Mass. – Employees at Allcare Medical Supply recently dished up a meal for the residents of a local homeless shelter, an experience owner Bill Fredericks says many of them found eye-opening.

Protech has ‘robust pipeline of acquisition targets’


CINCINNATI – Protech Home Medical is poised to grow in a “fragmented and shrinking” home respiratory market, company execs said on an earnings call last week.

Judge approves AHP settlement


TAMPA, Fla. – A federal judge has given preliminary approval to a class action settlement, the latest development in a lawsuit charging American HomePatient with negligence and invasion of privacy.

Meet USA Medical Supply, the CPAP influencer


WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – USA Medical Supply has seen its CPAP business grow to 55% of its revenues, driven in large part by an unlikely advertising channel: YouTube.

CareCentrix provides additional details on change


HARTFORD – CareCentrix requests that providers temporarily pause PAP equipment/supplies to patients with out-of-pocket balances more than 180 days old, until it sets up payment arrangements with those patients.

M&A predictions: Active start, followed by uncertainty


YARMOUTH, Maine – Building on a handful of notable deals in late 2019, M&A analysts say they expect a strong 2020—at least to start.

On the frontier with MedCare’s Patricia Mastandrea


GREENSBURG, Pa. – When Patricia Mastandrea first came onboard with Excela Heath System, she made note of “this little DME” division during a review of expenses vs. revenues.

Advanced Home Care refreshes retail biz


HIGH POINT, N.C. – When Advanced Home Care decided to redesign the retail store at its flagship location, it put its customers front and center.

MedCare buys assets of Somerset Med Services


GREENSBURG, Pa. – MedCare Equipment Company has purchased the assets of Somerset Med Services.

The 25-year-old Somerset is a provider of home medical equipment and respiratory therapy services.

AdaptHealth amps up supplies portfolio


PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa. – AdaptHealth’s acquisition of Patient Care Solutions gives the provider a nice platform for expanding its supplies business, say analysts.