ColumbiaMagazine.com
Printed from:

Welcome to Columbia Magazine  
 

























 
Columbia Medical Equipment, Now In New North 55 Headquarters, Is A Growing, Ho

This article first appeared in issue 20, and was written by Linda Waggener. The full title appeared as: Columbia Medical Equipment, now in new North 55 headquarters, is a growing, home-grown business .

By Linda Waggener

Columbia Medical Equipment (CME) is an expanding Adair County business, owned by partners David Bowman, Barry Frost and Jerry Knifley.

CME began as just one part of what was then Brookside Pharmacy in 1986. Rite-Aid bought out the pharmacy, but the partners kept the durable medical equipment side of the business which provided home care equipment and oxygen, named it CME, and relocated beside the Circle R Restaurant.

This past year they grew into an impressive 5,100 square-foot building located at 2991 Campbellsville Road, Columbia.

CME employs 16 people now and will add more personnel when they open HCI (Home Care Infusion) Pharmacy which is nearing completion now. They will be able to mix home IV treatments among other services once work is completed.

Employees of CME include drivers who make deliveries in their 10-county service area-Adair and surrounding counties, plus Pulaski, Wayne and Clinton. They are open from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at their new location.

Pharmacist Barry Frost is the President and CEO at Columbia Medical Equipment.

Stacy Wilson is Operational Manager.

Judy Knifley, CRTT, RCP, is the Respiratory Therapist.

Pharmacist David Bowman is also owner of Columbia Pharmacy located in Aaron Medical Center. There he employees 11 people, and is adding two displaced OshKosh workers.

Pharmacist Jerry Knifley is a full time farmer in addition to being a partner in CME.



This story was posted on 1998-05-15 12:01:01
Printable: this page is now automatically formatted for printing.
Have comments or corrections for this story? Use our contact form and let us know.


 

To sponsor news and features on ColumbiaMagazine, please use our contact form.

Archive Photo



1998-05-15 - Photo Staff. COLUMBIA MEDICAL EQUIPMENT leaders Judy Knifley, at left in back, and Operational Manager Stacy Wilson, and in front, David Bowman, left, and Barry Frost.This item first appeared in Issue 20 of the print edition of Columbia! Magazine.
Read More... | Comments? | Click here to share, print, or bookmark this photo.



 

























 
 
Quick Links to Popular Features


 

ColumbiaMagazine.com content is available as an RSS/XML feed for your RSS reader or other news aggregator.
Use the following link: http://www.columbiamagazine.com/columbiamagazinerss.php.

Contact us: Columbia Magazine and columbiamagazine.com are published by D'Zine, Ltd., PO Box 906, Columbia, KY 42728.
Phone: 270-250-2730 Fax: 270-751-0401


Please use our contact page, or send questions about technical issues with this site to webmaster@columbiamagazine.com. All logos and trademarks used on this site are property of their respective owners. All comments remain the property and responsibility of their posters, all articles and photos remain the property of their creators, and all the rest is copyright 1995-Present by Columbia! Magazine and D'Zine, Ltd. Privacy policy: use of this site requires no sharing of information. Voluntarily shared information may be published and made available to the public on this site and/or stored electronically. Anonymous submissions will be subject to additional verification. Cookies are not required to use our site. However, if you have cookies enabled in your web browser, some of our advertisers may use cookies for interest-based advertising across multiple domains. For more information about third-party advertising, visit the NAI web privacy site.