Lenexa, KS-based AxelaCare Health Solutions, has acquired Ambient Healthcare. AxelaCare is a provider of in-home intravenous therapy, including intravenous administration of antibiotics, hydration, antiemetic, nutrition, inotropes and other acute and chronic therapies. Home infusions are an option to out-patient and hospital services, and can save patients money by shortening hospital stays. The company was formed in 2008, and is a portfolio company of Harvest Partners.
Ambient Healthcare, based in Florida, operates 16 pharmacy locations and provides home infusion therapies and nursing care.
Last year, AxelaCare also acquired Advanced Care and ARC Infusion Corp. The company now operates 34 IV pharmacies across the country.
Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.