ProCare Medical Acquires Hickory Bathing and Healthcare Solutions Inc
July 30, 2018
Hickory Products and Customers Now Supported by ProCare Medical
ProCare Medical Company is pleased to announce the acquisition of Hickory Bathing and Healthcare Solutions Inc. The purchase agreement finalizes a period of discussion between the two organizations, culminating in a succession plan for Hickory and their customers.
Hickory Bathing, based in Whitehouse Station, NJ, is a provider of patient care equipment for healthcare organizations. They have been a distributor of Vancare lift equipment and SecureCare patient wanderguard technology solutions in the Mid-Atlantic region for almost 30 years. Founded by the late Michael Ruth in 1989, the core focus of patient safety and comfort will continue with the acquisition. The Whitehouse Station, NJ location will become a regional office location for Procare Medical.
“The Hickory organization and staff have a long history of providing solutions to their customers within the skilled nursing and healthcare industry. We are excited to be able to continue to carry on Michael Ruth’s legacy and provide a full portfolio of products and services that are key elements in safe patient handling programs for healthcare organizations,” states Dwayne Stauffer, President of ProCare Medical. “Their passion for preventing injuries and enhancing clinical outcomes will be continued and supplemented by the consultative approach, caring philosophy, and innovative products and services currently offered by ProCare Medical. The synergies are present for us to strategically expand our reach and presence in this dynamic healthcare market we are privileged to serve”