LYMAN, S.C., May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Home Medical Equipment, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SHOM), a Holding Company providing healthcare services, healthcare professionals and equipment to medical institutions, announced today that Encore franchises in Pennsylvania and South Carolina have reported significant growth from Encore Medical Staffing operations in 2011.
"Ester Diller and I started this franchise in December, 2010," says Dr. Stuart Lakernick. "It was important for us to quickly achieve both professional excellence and financial success. With the Encore franchise model and a base of new business opportunities, we are pleased to report that our business has established new revenue records in each month of 2011. And, April represented a revenue increase over March of more than 40%."
In Lake Hartwell, South Carolina, Caroline & Jeffrey Bell report similar results. "This has been the start of a terrific year of growth for our Encore business. Our revenues through the first four months of 2011 are exceeding our 2010 results by 35%."
"I am pleased to see our franchisees quickly achieve – and then sustain – successful operations," stated Jeff Sarvis, President and CEO. "The franchisees' revenue growth reflects our emphasis on utilizing our resources to provided solutions that are in high demand throughout the market. We look forward to our franchisees launching beneficial programs, like Respi-Care, throughout the coming months."
About Southern Home Medical Equipment, Inc.
Southern Home Medical Equipment, Inc. is a Holding Company with a focus on servicing the needs of the Healthcare Industry. The Company has quality health care professionals to support hospitals, rehab centers, nursing homes and other medical facilities providing RN's, LPN's, CNA's, RT's, Billing Specialist, Customer Service Specialist, Delivery Techs and Marketing Reps. With contractual agreements with partner businesses in Charleston, Columbia, Greenville, Florence and Lake Hartwell, South Carolina; Nashville, Tennessee, Baltimore, Maryland, Dunwoody, Georgia; and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Southern Home Medical is leveraging the success of these business models to expand sales opportunities in these areas with health, medical and equipment needs.
Forward Looking Statement
The statements in the press release that relate to the Company's expectations with regard to the future impact on the Company's results from acquisitions or actions in development are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. The statements in this document may also contain "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. When used in this press release, the words "anticipate," "believe," "estimate," "may," "intend," "expect" and similar expressions identify such forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are subject to risks, uncertainties, and other factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in such statements. Such risks, uncertainties, and factors include, but are not limited to, future capital needs, changes, and delays in product development plans and schedules, or market acceptance.
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