Strengthens Its Pressure Prevention and Therapeutic Support Surface Offering
Cleveland, Ohio, August 2, 2016 – Compass Health Brands is pleased to announce the acquisition of Meridian Medical, a leading manufacturer and supplier of gel overlays, seating/positioning cushions, therapeutic support surfaces, lymphedema systems and respiratory products. Terms of the purchase are not being disclosed.
Leading Home Healthcare Company Strengthens Its Product Offering to Competitive Bid Winners
Cleveland, Ohio, September 30, 2016 – Compass Health Brands™ is pleased to announce the acquisition of the Professional Medical Imports Division (PMI) and the ProBasics® brand from Invacare Corporation. ProBasics, a line of durable medical equipment (DME), has long been Invacare’s value brand for home medical equipment (HME) providers that are seeking quality DME products at a price that supports today’s reimbursement environment.
Cleveland, Ohio, April 25, 2016 – Compass Health Brands™ is pleased to announce the acquisition of the STRENGTHTAPE® brand of kinesiology tape along with other associated assets from the privately held company ENDEVR™ of St. George, UT. Founded in 2010, ENDEVR has built STRENGTHTAPE into a leading kinesiology tape brand. Known for its long-lasting durability and effectiveness on common injuries, STRENGTHTAPE tape is the official kinesiology tape of the IRONMAN® triathlon.
Carex, a subsidiary of Compass Health Brands, today announced the rebranding alongside a redesign of its website, which features over 600 available products and improved navigation with a stronger user experience. These changes transpired from the brand's 35+ year commitment to providing high-quality health and wellness products, alongside, studies showing that over 90% of people 65 years and older prefer to age at home. The brand revamped its focus on its digital presence to continue its well-established reputation as an authority in the home healthcare industry.
Compass Health joins the American Association for Homecare (AAHomecare) as a Bronze level corporate partner to work together ensuring that HME providers have a strong voice in Washington to lead the fight for better government policies. AAHomecare works on many fronts to protect HME providers from reimbursement cuts and other changes to Medicare, leading the fight to mitigate the impact of competitive bidding, demonstrating the value of homecare in the media, working with state Medicaid authorities and other Managed Care payers to prevent rate cuts and limited provider networks, and pushing back against burdensome regulations and audit practices.