SOURCE: Southern Home Medical Equipment, Inc.

June 12, 2008 09:12 ET

Southern Home Medical Equipment Announces 40% Revenue Increase for May

LYMAN, SC--(Marketwire - June 12, 2008) - Southern Home Medical Equipment, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SHMM) announced today that its subsidiary Encore Medical Staffing generated revenues of 40% more in May over the month of April. Greg Tucker, President and CEO of Southern Home Medical, stated, "We are pleased with our results for the month of May. There continues to be a huge demand for temporary nurse staffing in all of our locations. We currently have locations in Kentucky, Florida, and Maryland, and three locations in South Carolina."

Temporary nurse staffing has become a critical issue in hundreds of markets nationwide and the Encore Medical Staffing business addresses the need in a very unique way. Encore Medical Staffing, Inc. supplies quality healthcare professionals on a per diem and temporary contract basis to hospitals, rehab centers, nursing homes and other medical facilities.

Mr. Tucker went on to say, "We feel great about our progress thus far. We ask those interested in more information on our company to visit our website at www.encoremedicalstaffing.com."

About Southern Home Medical Equipment, Inc.:

Southern Home Medical is a holding company with a focus on nurse staffing operations. Formed in January 2005, with its principal place of business in Lyman, S.C., Southern Home Medical will be expanding its operations through the start up and support of Encore Medical Staffing businesses on a national level. The majority of the staffing professionals consist of Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses and Certified Nursing Assistants. Encore Medical Staffing, Inc. is aggressively recruiting motivated nurse professionals interested in franchising opportunities.

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