BALA CYNWYD, Pa., July 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Connect America, the largest independent provider of Personal Emergency Response Systems (PERS) in North America, has acquired Wichita-based Home Buddy, LLC, one of the largest providers of medical alert and medication dispensing systems in the state of Kansas. Home Buddy will continue to operate from its current location. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
The Healthcare Division of Connect America markets its medical alert and mobile alert products to home healthcare agencies, Medicaid agencies, hospitals, drugstore chains, and managed care organizations throughout the country. Subscribers can choose from Connect America's standard landline PERS system, a Cellular system that needs no landline, or a Mobile/GPS-based system that protects users at home or on the go. The division also offers a comprehensive continuing care solution, including Telehealth services, remote patient monitoring, and medication dispensing systems.
"Connect America has earned the trust of healthcare professionals nationwide looking to integrate personal emergency response services as a valuable extension to their own, so we are very pleased to say we are now part of the Connect America family," said Matt Graham, Co-Founder, Home Buddy, LLC. "The company has earned an A+ rating from the BBB and a reputation for cutting-edge connected care technologies that are second to none in the industry. We are confident they will continue to deliver the very best home healthcare services and support to our customers."
Home Buddy is the fifth company in the United States to be acquired by Connect America's Healthcare Division over the past two years.
"Our Healthcare Division continues to see rapid growth driven by regional providers who are looking to bring additional services and support to their customers, and who see the need for market consolidation in home healthcare and connected care services," said Richard Brooks, President, Connect America's Healthcare Division. "The addition of Home Buddy will expand the presence of Connect America's Healthcare Division in the central U.S. while bringing proven solutions to those who desire a best-in-class connected care experience."
About Connect America's Healthcare Division
The Healthcare Division of Connect America is part of the largest independent provider of Personal Emergency Response Systems in the United States. The Healthcare Division partners with home healthcare agencies, Medicaid agencies, hospitals, drugstore chains and other healthcare organizations nationwide to provide emergency monitoring services for individuals. With advanced Emergency Response Systems, Telehealth services and Medication Management tools, Connect America delivers today's "must-have" healthcare technologies to hundreds of thousands of people every day. For more information, please visit our Products and Services, Teleheath and FAQ pages, at medalert.net, or call 1-800-215-4206.
Business Contact: Richard Brooks President, Healthcare Division Connect America.com, LLC Office: 484-436-2450; ext. 172 or email@example.com
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