MedCare acquires Great Lakes HME division

Friday, November 2, 2012

GREENSBURG, Pa. – MedCare Equipment Company, a provider of medical equipment and respiratory therapy services, has purchased Great Lakes Home Healthcare Services’ home medical equipment division, according to a press release. The new partnership expands MedCare’s service area to include the northwest corner of western Pennsylvania, as well as portions of southern New York. In August, MedCare, which is part of the Excela Health System, partnered with St. Clair Hospital in Pittsburgh, the provider’s fourth such agreement since 2008. [See also: MedCare stays ‘ahead of the game’]