Alegent Health Opens Two Home Medical Equipment Stores in Southwest Iowa
Release Date: 10/29/2007

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GLENWOOD and HAMBURG, Iowa - Alegent Health is making the purchase of home medical equipment and supplies more convenient for patients who live in southwest Iowa by opening two retail stores in Glenwood and Hamburg. On October 1st, the Alegent Health Home Medical Equipment retail stores opened for business in the former Southwest Iowa Medical stores, providing seamless service to residents.

“Alegent Health Home Health is excited to extend our healing ministry to southwest Iowa, particularly those residents living in both Glenwood and Hamburg. We look forward to establishing long-term relationships with these people and are committed to providing them with the highest quality of care for the body, mind and spirit that we can,” said Russ Gronewold, vice president of Retail Development, Alegent Health.

The Alegent Health Home Medical Equipment retail stores are designed to allow patients and families the opportunity to look at and try out medical equipment and supplies and get professional assistance from well-informed staff. Each retail store features both new and used equipment that allows consumers to safely live independently in their own homes. Products for sale or rent include canes, crutches, bath aides, motorized wheelchairs, scooters, Oxygen equipment and CPAP and BiPAP sleep equipment. Each store also employs mobility specialists and respiratory therapists who are able to answer questions and help patients custom-fit the products they need.

The Alegent Health Home Medical Equipment Center in Glenwood is located at 120l S. Locust St. and 1109 Main St. in Hamburg. The phone numbers of each store remains unchanged at (712) 527-1301 (Glenwood) and (712) 382-2051 (Hamburg). Both stores are open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.