AssuraMed(SM) Is The New Face Of HGI Global Holdings

Industry Leading Medical Supply Provider Rebrands Company to Reflect Its Continued Commitment to Customer Needs and Company Growth

CLEVELAND, OH, July 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- HGI Global Holdings, the parent company of RGH Enterprises, doing business as Edgepark Medical Supplies and Independence Medical, is introducing AssuraMed as its new corporate brand.

As one of the nation's largest direct-to-patient and wholesale medical supply distributors, AssuraMed is in the business to provide its customers with the best answer to their medical supply needs. Currently, AssuraMed carries over 30,000 products from more than 500 manufacturers for managing diabetes, ostomy, wound care, urological, incontinence, respiratory and other chronic conditions. It is one of the fastest growing employers in the region with over 1,000 employees.

"Our new corporate brand exemplifies our strong customer commitment, our highly ethical operating practices and our focus on continuous improvement. Our vision is to be the market leader in providing health care products and services used in the home. We leverage our comprehensive knowledge to be the industry's innovation leader, create an unmatched customer experience and drive sustainable growth," says Michael B. Petras, Jr., AssuraMed's Chief Executive Officer.

About AssuraMed:

Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, AssuraMed is a leading mail-order, direct-to-customer provider of disposable medical products to chronic disease patients. The company operates through two segments, Edgepark Medical Supplies and Independence Medical. Edgepark contracts directly with over 600 managed care organizations (MCOs) to provide direct-to-patient home delivery of products to hundreds of thousands of patients, while also providing MCOs with value-added services that drive utilization, billing efficiencies and patient compliance. Independence Medical serves as an outsourced supply chain for over 5,000 commercial customers, including durable medical equipment suppliers, independent pharmacies and wholesale distributors. Funds managed by private equity firms Clayton, Dubilier & Rice and Goldman Sachs' GS Capital Partners are AssuraMed's primary shareholders.

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