SOURCE: Southern Home Medical Equipment, Inc.

September 18, 2007 08:15 ET

Southern Home Medical Projects Total Revenue of $1.71 Million for Calendar Year 2007

SPARTANBURG, SC--(Marketwire - September 18, 2007) - Southern Home Medical Equipment, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SHMM) is pleased to announce projected revenue for year ending December 31, 2007 of $1,713,551.00. Since going public on December 13, 2006, Southern Home Medical has made several strategic acquisitions. The acquisitions include durable medical equipment providers Evangeline Medical & Nursing Supply, Inc. and Apnea RX, Inc., and the branded fitness center, Ladies Health & Fitness, Inc.

"Our acquisitions to date have created a diverse platform to generate multiple revenue streams within the healthcare, wellness and fitness markets. Our subsidiaries outperformed their monthly sales projections in August, an indication that our integrated business strategy is on the right track. We are focused on accelerating top-line growth by cross-marketing our services among our subsidiaries, and pursuing additional acquisitions that can immediately contribute revenues, add customers and create stronger earnings potential. We look forward to achieving our year to date revenue goal of $1.71 million in 2007," said Greg Tucker, President and CEO of Southern Home Medical.

The company also owns and operates Encore Medical Staffing, Inc. Encore Medical Staffing supplies quality healthcare professionals on a per diem and temporary contract basis to hospitals, rehab centers, nursing homes and other medical facilities. The majority of the staffing professionals consists of Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses and Certified Nursing Assistants. Encore Medical Staffing, Inc. is aggressively recruiting motivated business professionals interested in franchising or joint ventures with the company.

About Southern Home Medical Equipment, Inc.

Southern Home Medical is a holding company with a focus on medical equipment and nurse staffing operations. Formed in January 2005, with its principal place of business in Spartanburg, SC, Southern Home Medical will be expanding its operations through the acquisition of existing durable medical equipment companies and through the start up and support of Encore Medical Staffing businesses on a national level. Through its Health & Wellness Division, Southern Home is also poised to move into additional health, wellness, and fitness related businesses.


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