HCPro Adds On

HCPro Inc., a portfolio company of Halyard Capital, has acquired Beacon Health, a Mequon, Wis.-based provider of information and publications for the homecare and hospice industry. No financial terms were disclosed. Beacon was represented on the sale by W.B. Grimes & Co.



HCPro, Inc. is pleased to announce a significant expansion of its presence in the homecare and hospice industry with the acquisition of Beacon Health. Located in Mequon, WI, and led by industry expert, Diane Omdahl, Beacon Health is the market leader in providing information and published products for the homecare and hospice industry. Beacon Health is dedicated to advancing the art and practice of homecare and hospice providers through ever higher standards of education, resources, and support. With a long history of helping agencies and personnel become more productive, Beacon provides the tools necessary to achieve higher standards of business and professional practice.


“We are privileged to continue Beacon Health’s legacy of providing insight for homecare compliance and management to its customers,” says Bruce Guzowski, CEO of HCPro. Guzowski added, “We are delighted to be adding Diane Omdahl and key members of Beacon Health to the HCPro Team.”


Beacon Health offers a comprehensive listing of products and services via multiple platforms. Premier solutions include the Beacon Institute, a members-only resource for homecare providers. Beacon Health also offers live events, broadcast events, e-learning modules, and resource centers for clinical, educational, and compliance professionals. Beacon Health’s editorial and marketing staff will continue to operate in Mequon.


Larry Grimes, President of W.B. Grimes & Company, represented Beacon in the sale.


About HCPro


Established in 1986, HCPro, Inc. is a portfolio company of Halyard Capital with headquarter offices in Marblehead, MA providing information, products, and services assisting healthcare providers in North America and around the globe with regulatory compliance and best practices for healthcare management, the company delivers its mission-critical content in a wide variety of complementary, integrated platforms. Flagship HCPro brands include HCPro, HealthLeaders Media, and The Greeley Company and now, Beacon Health. More information can be found at www.hcpro.com.


About Halyard Capital


Halyard Capital is a New York-based private equity firm with over $600 million of capital under management, focused on investing opportunities within the media, communications and business services industries. Halyard specializes in middle-market leveraged buyouts and growth equity investments. The firm has extensive experience and a proven track record within each of these sectors with investments including ImpreMedia, EducationDynamics, WMI, Engauge and Presidio Networks.