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"Strategic acquisitions like these enable us to establish a presence as a market leader in each new area that we enter and to build on the strength of our reputation and referral network."
BALA CYNWYD, PA, December 01, 2016 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Connect America, the largest independent provider of Personal Emergency Response Systems (PERS) in North America, has recently acquired Racine's Medical Alert and Spirit Homecare's Medical Alert Division, both specialists in the home healthcare market.
Located in LaJunta, CO, Racine's Medical Alert will serve as a base of operations to expand the reach of Connect America's Healthcare Division into Colorado, bringing medical alert and mobile alert products as well as Telehealth services, remote patient monitoring, and medication dispensing systems to a broader range of customers.
Spirit Homecare's Medical Alert Division, located near Des Moines, IA, will also be integrated into the Connect America Healthcare Division's Iowa customer base. This acquisition increases Connect America's referral network in the Des Moines area and adds to its rapidly growing IA subscriber base in need of home healthcare technologies.
"Our Healthcare Division will continue to add to our nationwide footprint through similar acquisitions, as well as organic growth through our sales team," said Richard Brooks, Healthcare Division President, Connect America. "Strategic acquisitions like these enable us to establish a presence as a market leader in each new area that we enter and to build on the strength of the reputation and referral network of the companies that we acquire."
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.
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