CompanyBriefs July 2014

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» HD Supply Facilities Maintenance has opened a new distribution center in Tampa, FL, making it the 44th center in the United States and Canada. There are additional Florida distribution centers in Jacksonville, Lakeland, Miami and Orlando. 

» Connecticut-based Revera Health Systems announced it has selected Linked Senior for its 29 facilities. The technology will help the communities improve quality of care for residents, and use tablets and kiosks for programming, the company said.

» Drive Medical Limited has bought certain product lines of Days Healthcare from Patterson Medical Limited. The acquisition includes long-term care beds, scooters, powered and configured wheelchairs, recliners and other items. 

» The California Association of Health Facilities has renewed its Preferred Provider relationship with COMS Interactive. The extension of the agreement beyond the original three-year partnership will allow members access to disease management software, including Daylight IQ. 

» PointClickCare has introduced two new embedded INTERACT™ (Interventions to Reduce Acute Care Transfers) tools for its core EHR platform, NH Hospital Transfers Rate Tracker ™ and eINTERACT™ QI Review of Hospital Transfers. eINTERACT is a joint initiative between PointClickCare and Florida Atlantic University. The eINTERACT tools, which currently include integrated Stop and Watch™ alerts and automated Hospitalization Transfer Rate Tracking™, are designed to boost communication between senior care organizations and hospitals.

» It's Never 2 Late has partnered with TranslaCare to introduce an augmentative and alternative software technology to help adults with acquired speech-language disabilities. Iconotouch™ by TranslaCare™ is software with a simple interface that is specifically designed for those who have had a stroke, dementia or other neurological disease or any acquired communication deficit to express themselves.