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Total Living Choices now Ensocare

Total Living Choices, a Seattle-based company, is now Ensocare. The company focuses on transitions between hospitals and post-acute providers, offering software that can track patients and provide referrals.

HealthcareSource hosts Baltimore event

HealthcareSource® will host the 13th annual Learning Symposium Sept. 15 to 18 at the Baltimore Marriott Inner Harbor.

HIPAA Boot Camp offered today

Relias Learning will present a webinar today on HIPAA. Speaker Paige Pennington will discuss how successful HIPAA programs may change current practices, lessons learned from last year's audients and program priorities.

Mercy Ridge chooses Status Solutions

Mercy Ridge Retirement Community, a joint venture of Mercy Health Services and the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Baltimore, has chosen Status Solutions for its technology infrastructure.

UHS-Pruitt changes name to PruittHealth

UHS-Pruitt Corporation, which has more than 200 locations throughout the Southeast and its headquarters in Georgia, is changing its name to PruittHealth.

Asthmapolis is now Propeller Health

Asthmapolis is now Propeller Health

Asthmapolis, which provides mobile management for those with respiratory disease, is now Propeller Health, the company announced.

Clevermind makes app available

Clevermind makes app available

Clevermind, LLC has launched a new iPad® app called clevermind™, which is designed to help those with Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia.

Invacare debuts floor lifts

Invacare debuts floor lifts

Invacare Corporation has introduced a new I-Lift™ series of floor lifts. The Invacare I-Lift Series has a manual base with a Power Plus model. New electronic features include a battery life indicator, plus a visual and audible low battery alarm and digital service monitor.

New edition for volunteer management reference book

New edition for volunteer management reference book

The American Hospital Association has released the third edition of "In a Nutshell: A comprehensive resource for Healthcare Volunteer Management."

ResMed announces new mask

ResMed announces new mask

ResMed's Swift FX Nano is now available through the United States for positive airway pressure therapy, the company announced.

New pain-relief pad available without prescription

New pain-relief pad available without prescription

HoMedics has introduced the Rapid Relief Electronic Pain Relief Pad, an over-the-counter portable Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS) device.

New finance deals for senior facilities

Berkadia Commercial Mortgage LLC has originated $172.1 million in financing for four Brookdale Senior Living communities.

American HealthTech honors nursing home

American HealthTech chose West Rest Haven Nursing Home for a CareHero award for the facility's work following a devastating fertilizer explosion.

McKnight's inaugural Fall Expo set for Sept. 10

The inaugural McKnight's Fall Online Expo will give participants the ability to earn up to three continuing education credits on Tuesday, Sept. 10.

Larson introduces three new products

Larson introduces three new products

Larson Electronics has introduced the EPL-EMG-24-4L-T5HO explosion proof fluorescent light fixture. It's designed to provide high light output and is considered ideal for hazardous locations. It has four fluorescent lamps and produces 8,000 lumens of light.

Premier to file for IPO

Premier Inc., a healthcare group purchasing alliance with 56,000 non-acute healthcare facilities including nursing homes, is planning to file an initial public offering of $100 million.

Pate Rehab launches Spanish website

Pate Rehabilitation, which specializes in helping those with acquired brain injuries, launched a Spanish website in August.

Edentech adds I.T. services

Edentech has expanded to include Information Technology-related professional services for healthcare marketplaces.

Appalachian Christian Village chooses Status Solutions

Appalachian Christian Village, a CCRC in Tennessee, has partnered with Status Solutions to introduce Motion into Meaningful Information (MIMI) mobile health monitoring. The system is being used for the village's Personal Care Plus program, which is for independent living residents.

Capital One buys Beech Street Capital

Capital One Financial Corporation announced it has an agreement to acquire Beech Street Capital, a privately held servicer of Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and FHA multifamily commercial real estate loans.

New bathroom mats from Carex Health Brands

New bathroom mats from Carex Health Brands

Carex Health Brands®, has introduced two new bath mats designed to keep seniors from slipping in the bathtub.

Eco Sound Medical Services to distribute hip protectors

Eco Sound Medical Services to distribute hip protectors

Medical Protection Technologies has said its Fall-Safe Hip Protectors will be available through Eco Sound Medical Services.

Tork products rebranded

Tork products rebranded

SCA, which makes Tork® paper products, has changed the product names for its North American wiper line.

"Caring Champion" winners announced

Caring.com announced its 10 "Caring Champion" award winners yesterday, which included caregivers who work in assisted living facilities and Continuing Care Retirement Communities.

NewCare partners with Faith-Based Network

NewCare Solutions joined Faith-Based Network members, the company announced in August.

Kinnser Software expands

Kinnser Software, a Texas company specializing in home health technology, has created a product for hospices. Kinnser Hospice uses the features of Kinnser's Agency Manager™ and Therapy Manager™, but is tailored for hospices.

Berkadia provides financing for two senior housing deals

Berkadia Commercial Mortgage has arranged $14.5 million in financing for the acquisition of Vintage Senior Living Campus in St. Joseph, MO, the company said. The financing was through Fannie Mae. The borrower was Capital Senior Living Corporation.

SigmaCare buys 6N

SigmaCare has acquired 6N Systems, a provider of financial and clinical tools to streamline workflow, information management and operations for the long-term and post-acute market.

New door hardware products from Ingersoll Rand

New door hardware products from Ingersoll Rand

A new range of door hardware products made with CuVerro® bactericidal copper alloys has been released by Ingersoll Rand.

Monitoring system receives FDA clearance

Monitoring system receives FDA clearance

The Ambio Remote Health Monitoring System received Class II FDA Clearance 510(K), Ambio Health announced.

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