Patcraft announced it has donated more than $67,000 to the American Red Cross, Texas Gulf Coast Region through a giving program to benefit Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.
Real Time Medical Systems, an interventional analytics company, has signed with the University of Maryland Medical System to better analyze data after a patient has been discharged to a nursing home.
AMN Healthcare's Survey of Millennial Nurses: A Dynamic Influence on the Profession looked at those nurses between ages 19 to 36 when compared to baby boomer nurses or Generation X (ages 37 to 53).
Turenne PharMedCo has launched the Connect 360 program to give nursing homes and assisted living facilities access to analytics through personalized annual reviews, the company announced.
Aeroflow Healthcare, a durable medical equipment vendor based in North Carolina, has bought Med-Caire Inc.'s continuous positive airway pressure resupply program.
Gilbane Building Company has received two project awards for its Rhode Island Veterans Administration Home, the company announced.
Maxwell Associates, a post-acute operational consulting firm, and Gateway Coding and Consulting, a home health and hospice coding and appeals company, announced an alliance last week.
AudioEducator, a division of ProEdTech, will host a two-session Virtual Boot Camp on "CMS Modifiers: Coding, Billing, and Compliance Regulations."
Arjo has released the IndiGo™ intuitive drive assist, which is designed to make it easier to move a medical bed. The IndiGo has a powered fifth wheel installed beneath the bed.
Prime Care Technologies announced last week intent to offer resident telehealth to post-acute care organizations through its primeFORCE affiliate, in conjunction with Complete Telehealth Solutions™ LLC (CTS).
Brazos Presbyterian Homes Inc. has purchased membership interest in Longhorn Village, a life plan community in Texas, Ziegler announced.
Watermark Retirement Communities has chosen HealthcareSource for its talent management platform, the company announced.
Atlanta-based Interface Inc., a global flooring company, closed its previously announced acquisition of nora systems on August 7.
Silverado's NEXUS dementia program will be in a pilot study for a Danish professor, the company announced.
The ellumi™ germ-killing Recessed Shower Light, which uses VioSafe® technology, is now available through Evolution Lighting, the company said.
Tripp Lite, a manufacturer of power protection, has introduced a Medical Ethernet Isolator designed to close the gap on potentially dangerous leakage current.
Genesis Automation in Healthcare has debuted a new Supplier Portal, focused on letting medical device manufacturers gain visibility.
Mediware, based in Lenexa, KS, has bought BlueStrata EHR, a cloud-based software system focused on the skilled nursing and assisted living markets.
Briggs Healthcare will buy ezPBJ, a software system for Payroll-Based Journal reporting, the companies announced last week.
EmpRes Healthcare has selected Nexus Health Resources for its transitional care program, using NexusConnexions and the Nexus Health Call Center.
Nutriband Inc. has acquired Atlanta-based 4P Therapeutics for $400,000, plus 250,000 shares of its common stock, the company announced.
Providence Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center of Zeeland, a 143-bed skilled nursing facility in Michigan, has been sold to Illuminate HC, Marcus & Millichap announced.
Change Healthcare has introduced Dual Enrollment Advocate™, an artificial intelligence and behavioral science system for Medicare Advantage dual eligibility identification and enrollment.
Patcraft has released BioSymmetry, a new modular collection focused on the transparency of shape and pattern.
FallCall Solutions has launched its FallCall Lite, a personal emergency response system that was built for Apple Watch and iPhone.
The Antimicrobials Working Group announced that Summit Therapeutics plc is joining its coalition of companies to work on combating drug-resistant infections.
Burgess Square Healthcare Center in Westmont, IL, has chosen to install the Jeron Electronic Systems Provider® 790 Nurse Call System, the company said.
HJ Sims has announced the debut of its Sims' Corporate Social Responsibility program and a partnership with the Gift of Life Marrow Registry.
HMS Healthcare, a Texas provider, recently switched the majority of its workforce management functionality to the SmartLinx solutions suite.
MyndVR, a Dallas-based virtual reality company, recently started its first partnership with a veterans home.
The National Quality Forum has launched its next version of the NQP Playbook: Antibiotic Stewardship in Post-Acute and Long-Term Care.
The senior living industry will need to attract and retain a younger, more multicultural workforce by prioritizing integrated technology and flexibility in work arrangements, according to a new CLA (CliftonLarsonAllen) report.
Ineffective technology and a lack of reimbursement are among the reasons patient safety lags in healthcare organizations, a new survey finds.
3M has unveiled the 3M™ MBS Disinfectant Cleaner Concentrates, concentrated one-step disinfectants with a five-minute contact time, the company said.
Global Partnership for Telehealth, a nonprofit corporation, is offering its telemedicine web-based video conferencing software called Pathways.
PlayMaker Health has bought viaDirect Solutions, which provides data analytics for the post-acute care industry.
Consolo Services Group, which offers technology solutions for the hospice and palliative care industries, announced today that it has completed an acquisition of ADS Data Systems, a SaaS provider of adult day care software and services.
Straightaway Health Careers has debuted CNA Edge: SUPPORT, a suite of tools designed to help healthcare organizations and their managers motivate and retain their CNAs.
LG CNS Healthcare Solutions has received two patents for progressive technology embedded in its Smart Point-of-Care Solution (POCS), the company said.
Ryan Companies and Great Lakes Management are developing a new senior living community in St. Cloud, MN.
Long-term care providers have until Friday night to submit their applications for the 2018 McKnight's Excellence in Technology Awards.
Ageless Innovation has debuted its Companion Pet Cat, the Tuxedo Cat, designed for older adults.
KCI has launched its ABTHERA ADVANCE™ Open Abdomen Dressing in the United States.
Medline has purchased Canadian-based rehabilitation equipment maker NeuroGym Technologies, the company announced last week.
Three skilled nursing facilities with a total of 512 beds will receive $47.2 million in refinancing through HUD 232/223(f) loans, Capital One announced.
Guardian Pharmacy Services announced it had secured $60 million in financing to invest in new automation and expand corporate support in its Atlanta headquarters, the company said.
Communities looking for natural pest repellent products have a new option in Stay Away, a plant-based line from EarthKind.
Carlton Senior Living has selected RF Technologies as its Vendor of Choice, the company announced.
Constant Care Technology® LLC announced on Tuesday the integration of its CareConnection® connectivity platform with MatrixCare's electronic health record system for skilled nursing.
Medi-Dose Inc./EPS inc. has released a new 10-pack configuration for all four sizes of its Steri-Dropper ® sterile ophthalmic dispensing containers.
MyNotifi®, an automatic fall-detection wearable device, is a new system from MedHab that connects to a user's smartphone and can send alerts.
Intellitec Solutions, a firm that offers ERP solutions to senior living communities, announced the expansion of its client base with the recent implementation of Microsoft Dynamics GP for a long-term care facility in Missouri, according to a company release.
Mather Lifeways announced this week that it is accepting reservations for a new life plan community in Tysons, VA.
The Village at Victory Lakes in Lindenhurst, IL, introduced TripleCare's telemedicine services at the community in the far northwest Chicago suburb, the company announced.
Providers are encouraged to participate in studies that examine benefits and salary data for their profession.
Tryko Partners LLC has bought two former ManorCare facilities totaling 254 beds in Maryland, the company announced.
The Zephyr Endobronchial Valve has been given market approval by the Food and Drug Administration.
3M Commercial Solutions Division has received the Supplier Legacy Award from Premier Inc.
The National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists has chosen Virtual Inc. as its new management service and support team.
Eskaton has received the Innovation/Best Practices and Grassroots Advocate awards from LeadingAge California.
Pleasant Hill Healthcare nursing facility in Girard, IL, will close Sept. 1, according to local reports.
Client Care Equipment in Boise, ID, is now an authorized distributor of the LiftUp Raizer®, the company announced.
Shepard Medical Products has upgraded its CareMates Nitrile Medical Examination Gloves, the company said.
Cordant Health Solutions, which provides monitoring tools for behavioral health, chronic pain and workers' compensation organization, has selected Xybion Corporation Workers' Comp Cloud.
Ziegler and Link•Age Ventures announced the inaugural Ziegler Link·Age Fund Symposium, to be held Wednesday, July 25 in Chicago.
Maytag® Commercial Laundry is introducing the Maytag® Multi-Load Washer, designed to handle large, heavy loads of laundry.
Change Healthcare today unveiled a new technology that helps providers reduce one of the leading causes of claim denials.
Two doses of Eli Lilly's dulaglutide (4.5 mg and 3.0 mg), as well as Trulicity® (dulaglutide) 1.5 mg, provided significantly better blood sugar control with weight benefits for those with type two diabetes, a new study finds.
EssentialLTC is expanding its long-term care insurance options, the company said.
Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare is preparing to launch a new website this summer, the company said.
Connace, a Boston-based healthcare company, has debuted its Integrated Patient Engagement solution drive by predictive analytics.
Relias has released "A Day in the Life of Henry: A Dementia Experience" to anyone free of charge, the company announced last week.
PruittHealth has selected MatrixCare for its EHR platform.
Senior living consulting firm Senior Source Consulting Group in Florida announced its expansion.
HappyCo made its Happy Insights business intelligence product available last week, the company said.
SunTrust recently announced a nationwide expansion of its Aging Services/Senior Living Industry Practice Group.
Medline recently announced the acquisition of Dufort et Lavigne Ltée, a medical supplies distributor.
AbbVie GK, Eisai Co. and EA Pharma Co. have debuted the HUMIRA Pen, an auto-injector pen meant to help simplify self-injection.
Integra Seating announced during NeoCon that it is adding to its Coffee House Collection and Kallise Lounge Collection.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services recently announced that Medicare will now support the simultaneous use of smartphone applications with continuous glucose monitors.
Arjo is launching its own dedicated long-term care division.
Bulk TV & Internet is merging with another player in the field.
A company that helps elders to locate long-term care options in their community is targeting rapid growth, with plans to hit 100 locations by the year's end.
A sizeable staffing agency and provider of skilled nursing care is teaming with a Fortune 500 company, aiming to better arm nurses with crucial information.
A sizeable provider of long-term, post-acute care services has selected MatrixCare as its new electronic health record platform vendor.
Vigil has announced the availability of new shoes designed to help residents from becoming lost.
Drive DeVilbiss announced two new adjustable beds to its product offerings.
The National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care is teaming up with a data analytics vendor, aiming to help the skilled-nursing field to measure itself up against the competition.
There is a new forum for wound care nurses who are looking for help from their peers.
An East Coast investment bank is delivering a big boost to one continuing care retirement community renovating and reconfiguring its campus.
One of the country's largest long-term care pharmacy companies just got a little bigger, following its first foray into Wisconsin.
A Los Angeles-based manufacturer of respiratory devices for skilled nursing providers is under new ownership.