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Product News

Higher rates of mortality seen with benzodiazepine sedatives, study says

Continuous infusion benzodiazepines, a group of sedatives often used to treat intensive-care unit patients on ventilators, are linked to an increased likelihood of death compared to those who received propofol, a new study says.

Drive Medical introduces long-term care beds

Drive Medical introduces long-term care beds

Drive Medical is offering four new long-term care beds, including two models designed with the bariatric resident in mind.

New footwear sanitizing system released

New footwear sanitizing system released

Best Sanitizers Inc. has announced the HACCP SmartStep™ Footwear Sanitizing System. The system reduces cross-contamination from footwear for employees working in labs, clean rooms or in pharmaceutical plants.

Span-America launches Encore Bed

Span-America launches Encore Bed

Span-America recently launched an Encore bed meant to help those in long-term care.

Xarelto may be alternative for cancer patients with VTE

Patients with cancer who have had venous thromboembolism may have lower risk of bleeding with XARELTO® (rivaroxaban) , a study in Lancet Haematology suggests

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The Experts

Creating good first impressions

Creating good first impressions

Who doesn't like fresh clean linens and towels? And who isn't put off by stains, odors or other indications that they are not? That's how we all react at home, and it's a critical issue when folks are selecting a long-term care community which will become their new home.

Five strategies for greater laundry room efficiency

Five strategies for greater laundry room efficiency

Residents of long-term care facilities expect clean towels and bedding, but likely don't wonder about what goes on behind the scenes — and they shouldn't have to.

Avoid bacterial growth with the proper flooring system

Avoid bacterial growth with the proper flooring system

Be it a food processing facility, commercial kitchen or freezer storage area, when it comes to flooring for the food service industry, the advantages of urethane cement are many. This is particularly true for long-term care and senior care facilities where cleanliness, cost efficiency and ease of maintenance are paramount.

Altering hip fractures

Altering hip fractures

Why the increasing attention to hip fractures? Is it that they are major traumatic events? Or that they are the most frequent fracture resulting from falls in long-term care settings? Or that around 350,000 occur in the U.S. every year? Or is it that the number is growing despite all the attention given to fall prevention over the past several decades?

Five simple ways to contain costs

Five simple ways to contain costs

In today's challenging business environment where providers are expected to do more with less, it's the ideal time to evaluate all of your major cost centers. In the non-payroll category, two of the biggest areas of opportunity are in food and medical supplies. To that end, there are a number of things to be considered when looking for ways to save money for your organization.

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Anacapa Technologies, Inc.

Anacapa Technologies, Inc.

Anacapa Technologies, Inc. is a veteran-owned, federally certified small business based in San ...

Bulk TV Internet

Bulk TV  Internet

Bulk TV & Internet is a leading provider of television, Internet and phone ...

Chestnut Ridge Foam, Inc.

Chestnut Ridge Foam, Inc.

The CAREFLEX PHPFP Mattress is our most popular model within acute care and ...

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