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Product News

FDA approves weight management drug

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Contrave as a treatment for chronic weight management. Contrave is a combination of two FDA-approved drugs, naltrexone and bupropion, in an extended-release formulation.

PDI introduces new swab

PDI introduces new swab

PDI has debuted the Prevantics® Device Swab, a chlorhexidine gluconate/alcohol solution that has received market authorization from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for disinfecting needleless access sites prior to use on ports and hubs.

Oregon Freeze Dry releases Easy Meal

Oregon Freeze Dry releases Easy Meal

A new brand from Oregon Freeze Dry is designed to help long-term care and other healthcare facilities prepare for a disaster.

Faucet handle designed to reduce burns

Faucet handle designed to reduce burns

The Faucet Handle Safety Restraint Handle is meant to prevent seniors and children from burning their hands. The product attaches to the sink in less than a minute and offers peace of mind for home-based caregivers and those in assisted living, the company says.

COMS acquires DMS and is selected by Medline

COMS Interactive has bought Directed Medical Systems, which specializes in advance care directives. The DMS Advance Care Directives functionality will be integrated and interfaced into the company's Daylight IQ™ disease management product suite.

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The Experts

Preventing burns in seniors

Preventing burns in seniors

Hot-water scalding comes when a person accidentally turns on the hot water and the pre-set temperature for the water heater is too high. As an administrator or caregiver at an assisted living facility, you may have seen first-hand what can happen if a senior accidentally turns on water that is too hot. Reducing injury can save both pain and suffering of residents and help facilities avoid potential litigation.

Reducing energy footprints with LED

Reducing energy footprints with LED

Long-term care facilities need to ensure that residents, staff and visitors have appropriate lighting in parking facilities and high traffic areas for wayfinding, safety and visual comfort.

Are hard surface floors really greener?

Are hard surface floors really greener?

While it cannot be denied that hard surface flooring is likely to last longer than carpeting, there are studies that question if it is actually easier and more cost effective to maintain. Carpeting may actually be the greener choice after all.

November 1: Will you be ready?

November 1: Will you be ready?

This year, it is the day after Halloween that might be scary. On November 1, prescribers, pharmacies and facilities in the long-term-care industry must cease the transmission of electronic medication orders via the HL7 and e-fax methods that predominate today.

Linen loss: the $840 million elephant in your rooms

Linen loss: the $840 million elephant in your rooms

Linen loss is widespread and expensive, costing the healthcare industry $840 million a year. Linen loss is a part of business for many, but it doesn't have to be.

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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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