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Product News

Malnutrition remains issue

Identifying malnutrition in patients upon admission to a hospital is a low-cost way to improve patient outcomes and reduce readmissions, a new report says. Alleviating Hospital-Based Malnutrition: A Baseline Progress Report is an assessment of hospital-based malnutrition released in connection with the first anniversary of the Alliance to Advance Patient Nutrition.

Construction Specialties introduces wall and door protection

Construction Specialties introduces wall and door protection

Construction Specialties Inc. (C/S) has debuted a new line of wall and door protection, Acrovyn by Design and Acrovyn Doors by Design. The products embed high-resolution images and logos as well as simulated woods, metals and stones into impact-resistant, rigid sheet material.

BioSensics launches ActivePERS fall detection

BioSensics launches ActivePERS fall detection

BioSensics has introduced ActivePERS, a personal emergency response and telemonitoring solution for seniors.

SCA to introduce cream and washcloths

SCA to introduce cream and washcloths

SCA is planning to launch a new line of TENA® Protective Cream and Washcloths.

MED-PASS chosen as FIT Kits distributor

MED-PASS was chosen as the exclusive distributor of FIT Kits™, the company announced.

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The Experts

HIPAA compliance a part of clinical communication

HIPAA compliance a part of clinical communication

In long term and post-acute care facilities, where those with a "need to know" protected health information can include everyone from nursing and social services, to chaplains, cooks, transportation drivers, aides, admissions and marketing staff, administrators, even activities staf

The future of vacuum cleaners

The future of vacuum cleaners

Because I work in the professional cleaning industry, I have a tendency to check what kinds of tools and equipment are being used by housekeepers in the hotels I stay in. What is revealing when traveling in Europe or most of Asia is the absence of upright vacuum cleaners. In the U.S., uprights still command as much as 80% of all vacuums sold.

Capital expenditures expected to remain flat

Capital expenditures expected to remain flat

For healthcare companies, indications of future growth are positive, despite concerns about the cost of employee healthcare as well as the overall cost of doing business, both of which are making it difficult for middle market firms across multiple industries to maintain margins. Half of healthcare firms indicated that they saw improved performance compared to one year ago

Oral health's integral role in long-term care quality

Oral health's integral role in long-term care quality

While easy and relatively quick actions can reduce the severity of oral health issues developing over time, they are some of the most challenging activities to consistently attend to in many managed care settings.

An aerial wish

An aerial wish

Thanks to Brookdale Senior Living, Wish of a Lifetime, and a donation from our company (It's Never 2 Late), it was my honor to float aimlessly over Ohio with Warren Jackson, age 93, and his three kids Cecil, Vinnie and Bonnie in a hot air balloon at 5:49 AM on July 18.

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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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