SOURCE: Southern Home Medical Equipment, Inc.

March 01, 2012 09:00 ET

Southern Home Medical Provides Corporate Overview for Shareholders and Financial Industry

Company Profitability up 114%

LYMAN, SC--(Marketwire - Mar 1, 2012) - Southern Home Medical Equipment, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SHOM), a Holding Company providing healthcare services, staffing and equipment to medical institutions, today announces a corporate annual overview to the shareholders and financial industry for year 2011. Management is pleased to announce that revenues were up 15.7% & profits up 114% over calendar year 2010.

Southern Home Medical continued its profitability in 2011. The Company remains frugal with its balance sheet and has continued operating without long-term debt. Professional fees were up vs. last year based on cost associated with protecting the Company and shareholder interest.

Southern Home Medical has requested from Secretary of State to reduce outstanding authorized common shares from one (1) Billion to five hundred million (500) Million. It is management's belief that the Company should strive to maintain accountability to its shareholders. This share reduction is an effort to demonstrate to our shareholders, that we are committed to creating a stock with value, while limiting dilution.

Southern Home Medical will be open to merger and acquisition candidates that will allow the Company to develop its footprint into areas such as staffing, consolidated business services, medical products, medical billing, administration consulting and purchasing of a facility or facilities.

Southern Home Medical is very proud of the accomplishments of its staff. The Company wants to provide its shareholders and partners a value that will continue to grow while demonstrating conservative and responsible growth with demands of the industry.

Mr. Jeff Sarvis, CEO of Southern Home Medical Equipment, Inc., states, "It has been my goal as the President & CEO to reduce debt and increase profitability and shareholder equity." Mr. Sarvis continues by saying, "It was also my responsibility to create stability and progress in the changing marketplace. As many of you are aware, the healthcare market in America is rapidly changing. We have to be open to the many opportunities that can create growth opportunities for our Company."

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 Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, Certified Nursing Assistants, Billing Specialist, Customer Service Specialist, Delivery Techs and Marketing Reps. With contractual agreements with partner businesses in Charleston, Columbia, Florence and Greenville, South Carolina; Nashville, Tennessee, Baltimore, Maryland; Atlanta and Savannah, Georgia. Southern Home Medical is leveraging the success of these business models to expand sales opportunities in these areas with medical needs, equipment and nurse professionals.

Southern Home Medical's application process provides quality screening of each healthcare professional through the use of License and CPR validation, Skills Checklist, OSHA & HIPPA Forms, Background Checks and Drug Screening. Through this process, Southern Home Medical is able to provide only the best Professionals to Medical Facilities for the use of all of our services.

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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