History

Over twenty-seven years ago, we started our first home medical equipment store located in downtown Willmar, Minnesota. Our history reveals our commitment to provide the care that people have come to expect for the regional area that we serve.

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June 1988 – Opened our doors as Home Medical of West Central Minnesota with only 3 employees.

November 1989 – A store was purchased in Madison, MN.

June 1992 – A store was purchased in Glenwood, MN.

December 1997 – We merged with Rice Memorial Hospital, and our name was changed to Rice Home Medical.

December 1999 – A store was purchased in Redwood Falls, MN.

September 2007 – A store was purchased in Alexandria, MN.

September 2012 – We purchased a women’s health company, Marvelle’s Apparel, in Alexandria, MN. Marvelle’s Apparel was renamed to Bellaforma by marvelle’s.

October 2012 – Our Glenwood store was consolidated with our Alexandria store to make way for extended product lines.

November 2013 – The Willmar store opened up it’s newly remodeled showroom with expanded service lines. Bellaforma by marvelle’s in Willmar opened it’s doors.

January 2014 – The Redwood Falls store opened up it’s doors to its brand new building; a fixture right on East Bridge Street directly below the water tower! Bellaforma was also opened within the Redwood Falls store.

May 2014 – Rice Home Medical partnered with Lake Region Healthcare to open up Lake Region Home Medical Supply in Fergus Falls, MN.

August 2014 – The Alexandria store opened up it’s newly remodeled showroom with expanded service lines. Bellaforma was moved from Marvelle’s Apparel’s old location to be located within Rice Home Medical.

Today, Rice Home Medical continues to grow, reaching customers statewide, and offering a wide variety of medical supplies and equipment.