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Advanced Home Care, Home I.V. merge


GREENSBORO, N.C. – Advanced Home Care now serves home infusion and enteral patients throughout Virginia, thanks to a merger with Home I.V. Care and Nutritional Services.

Beacon transitions HME biz to Alick’s


SOUTH BEND, Ind. – Beacon Home Care is transitioning its medical equipment and supplies business to Alick’s Home Medical Equipment by the end of the month, according to the South Bend Tribune.

Numotion buys Academy Medical Equipment


BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – Numotion has expanded its footprint in Southern and Central California, as well as Nevada, with its acquisition of Academy Medical Equipment.

AeroCare makes two buys in Illinois


ORLANDO, Fla. – AeroCare has acquired First Choice Medical Supply and Kelly’s Medical Equipment & Supply, two DME companies in Illinois, according to the Galesburg Register-Mail.

Two large providers in Iowa merge


CONRAD, Iowa – NuCara Pharmacy & Home Medical, headquartered here, has acquired Hammer Medical Supply, headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa, according to the Times Republican.

MAMES adopts Wisconsin


STILLWATER, Minn. – The Midwest Association of Medical Equipment Services will extend its geographical coverage to Wisconsin starting March 1.

Numotion makes inroads into Texas


FORT WORTH, Texas – Numotion has acquired Home Medical Equipment (HME) of Texas to extend its reach and capacity in the state. HME of Texas has been in business for more than 20 years, serving all of Texas from its location in Fort Worth.

AHP to close billing center


BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – American HomePatient plans to close a regional billing center in Buffalo, N.Y., in April, eliminating 42 jobs, according to Buffalo Business First.

ConvaTec to close manufacturing facility


GREENSBORO, N.C. – ConvaTec, a manufacturer of wound care and ostomy products, will begin closing its manufacturing facility here, resulting in 250 layoffs, according to news reports. It expects to complete the closure during the first quarter of 2017.

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.