- Nasdaq: IWHM*
- Sector: Healthcare
- Industry: Healthcare Services
Acquired by Praxair Distribution, Inc.
Interwest Home Medical, Inc., along with its subsidiaries, provides home health care products and services. It operates in two segments, Home Oxygen and Respiratory Care Services (HOR) and Home Medical Equipment and Supplies (HME). The HOR segment provides oxygen and other respiratory therapy services to patients in the home. The HME segment offers various home medical equipment, including hospital beds, manual and powered wheelchairs, custom fitted and adaptive wheelchairs, patient lifts, commodes, bathroom aids and safety equipment, powered scooters, walkers, canes, and other home medical supplies. In addition, the company provides rehabilitation services, which include custom fitting, adapting, and repairing wheelchairs, as well as related seating systems for persons affected with cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy and related conditions, spinal cord injuries, head injuries, arthritis, and other disabling diseases. Its customers include managed care organizations, hospital-based health care professionals, physicians and their staffs, home care agencies, private practice therapists, and case managers. The company operates in Utah, Colorado, Idaho, Arizona, Nevada, California, and Alaska.