A Chicago-based real estate firm recently brokered the $7.2 million sale of a skilled-nursing home in Bloomsburg, PA.
Two tech providers have collaborated to create a remote-patient monitoring and emergency response platform in one simple product.
A "revolutionary" new robotic treatment for patients who have suffered spinal cord injuries, first developed in Japan, is now available in the U.S.
A new course, offered by an established educator in the long-term care space, aims to further providers' leadership acumen in dementia care.
We are in the final stretch, as today begins the last week of registration for the 12th Annual McKnight's Online Expo.
One of the top cloud vendors in the long-term and post-acute care space is partnering with a data-exchange provider, aiming to smooth the transition from hospital.
Cincinnati-based CommuniCare Health Services is adding more than a dozen skilled nursing centers to its portfolio, the company has announced.
A new study shows that one product helped to reduce patient falls by more than 90%.
Louisville-based Creative Strategies is changing its name after more than a decade, but keeping the same mission, the company announced in a release.
Managed Care Group LLC, an affiliate of Prime Care Technologies, is offering a new case management and reimbursement app to the post-acute market.
A new tool is now on the market to help long-term care professionals stay compliant with noise regulations.
Tech company Phonak is showcasing a Bluetooth hearing aid at HIMSS18 this week, which it says is the first of its kind to connect directly to any enabled cellphone.
Intellitec Solutions has become a business member of LeadingAge PA, the company announced.
myCareGPS, billed as "powered by nurses," has entered the market. The goal is for a patient to connect to his or her care team around the clock.
Long-term care pros, hoping to fine-tune their infection-prevention skills, now have a new avenue to do so, without leaving their home or office.
A New Jersey provider is testing out telemedicine services in its skilled-nursing facilities, in the hopes that it might cut back on unnecessary ER visits.
Two health information technology companies are working in concert, hoping to help providers simplify revenue cycle management and billing.
HJ Sims announced that its private lending group, along with a partner, funded a $22.625 million high-leverage first mortgage for a provider to acquire two healthcare campuses.
K4Connect announced the creation of its Content Management Module (CMM), an optional add-on to its flagship K4Community, that is built specifically for senior living community residents, staff and operators.
VoCare has created a new diagnostic device that collects six different health vigals and has Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and 4G LTE transmission, the company said.
The global remote patient monitoring market is expected to grow by 16% through 2022, according to a new report.
A global architecture firm and flooring company just announced a new collaboration, aiming to better understand the senior living industry.
The National Association of Health Care Assistants has revised its logo and launched a new website.
The Kendal Corporation has begun a $40 million renovation and expansion at its Lexington, VA, community.
HarborView Capital Partners has arranged for a $47.5 million acquisition loan for three skilled nursing facilities in Florida.
The Clorox Healthcare Bleach Germicidal Wipes reduced C. difficile infection rates from 14.99 (per 10,000 patient days) to zero in a six-month period, according to a new study.
Early-bird registration to attend the Argentum annual meeting ends Friday, Feb. 23.
Eight Ruskin hurricane and wind-driven rain louvers are now listed by the Texas Department of Insurance, the company said.
The Hospice and Palliative Care Handbook, Third Edition, was released to give practical tips for caregivers. The updated version reflects recent regulatory changes.
Eighty-two percent of senior living providers see a shortage of workers as a key concern over the next year, according to a new survey from Lancaster Pollard.
Atrium Health, formerly known as Carolinas HealthCare System, and Navicent Health, have signed a Letter of Intent to combine forces.
Kwalu and THW Design have partnered to create a new and upscale furniture collection for seniors housing.
Solutions Advisors, based in New Jersey, has acquired Trilogy Consulting LLC.
The DuPont™ Corian® Design business has developed a new manufacturing process called Resilience Technology™, offering less maintenance and easier stain removal.
Dynarex has debuted four new products geared toward safety.
Altercare of Ohio Inc. has updated its corporate name to Altercare Integrated Health Services, the provider announced.
HealthStream announced a seven-year agreement with Press Ganey Associates for workforce development.
Centers Health Care in New York has bought Focus Utica in New York, part of the Focus Family of Companies.
American HealthTech and COMS Interactive have announced an interoperable solution available in three packages.
Relias has announced a strategic partnership with Aging with Dignity, a nonprofit organization focused on preserving the dignity of those with illness.
CNAonline.com, part of Academic Platforms, announced it is expanding its How to Be a Nurse Assistant course.
nora systems has relaunched norament grano, a rubber floor covering for interior spaces.
A new book focuses on genetics and genomic essentials for graduate-level nurses.
McKesson Medical-Surgical plans to be the exclusive distributor of a Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments-waived CBC analyzer developed to deliver common blood test results in as few as three minutes.
The rising number of chronic diseases is expected to be a growth factor for the ostomy products market, according to a new market report.
Enchanted Rock will be providing its On Demand Electric Reliability service for Tradition Senior Living's new campus in Houston, TX, the company announced.
PatientPing, a health technology company in Boston, announced a collaboration Tuesday with HCR ManorCare.
MatrixCare has won the Best in KLAS Award for Long-Term Care Software for the second year in a row.
First Healthcare Compliance has announced its four-module course. The Fundamentals has been approved for 4.4 continuing education credits.
TimerCap announced it is launching a Bluetooth-enabled seven-day pill box called iSort.
Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare announced it is the exclusive distributor of the Uccello Kettle in the United States and Canada. The product has a weighted base and ergonomic handle.
Altercare Integrated Health Services is set to acquire the operations of Greystone Healthcare Management's six Ohio-based center, effective Thursday.
Eighty percent of home care, assisted living and nursing home caregivers said they preferred to work for one company if they can get the hours they want, which is often easier in a restaurant or retail environment.
OnCourse Learning has bought the Wound Care Education Institute.
CBRE Capital Markets' National Senior Housing team arranged the sale and financing of a six-property portfolio comprising of continuing care retirement communities by Life Care Services.
Nurse Rosie Products now offers a mobile-friendly website that accepts online orders.
Patients wearing the Leaf wireless monitoring system were 73% less likely to develop a pressure injury, according to a new study.
MyndVR, which provides virtual reality solutions for senior living communities, and Littlstar, a content network, have announced an exclusive partnership.
NetDimensions Talent Slate 2.5 mobile learning app allows users to launch modules without downloading, the company said.
Boehringer Ingelheim's Respimat Inhaler, designed for those with arthritis, has received the Arthritis Foundation Ease of Use Commendation.
Lorien Health Services recently signed with Nexus Health Resources to start using NexuConnexions software in nine of its skilled nursing facilities in Maryland.
Status Solutions has launched CATIE Web so that seniors can access the product from outside their rooms.
California operator Eskaton has announced that it will use K4Connect's K4Community in 10 of its senior living communities through 2018.
The My Hanky Handkerchief, created for hygiene, could help facilities fighting flu, its manufacturer said.
UnitedHealthcare has announced new digital health resources for enrollees in employer-sponsored health plans.
The California Association of Health Facilities announced a preferred provider arrangement with Stratus Interoperable.
GEHRIMED, which has created a Stage-2 Certified EHR for long-term care practitioners, and American HealthTech announced a strategic partnership. This will allow a data exchange between a practitioner's electronic health record through GEHRIMED and a facility's EHR through American HealthTech.
Capital One Healthcare's Corporate Finance group has been named the No. 1 lead arranger for healthcare leveraged loans up to $1 billion, per Thomson Reuters.
HealthcareSource has won the Brandon Hall Group Gold Award for Best Advance in an Integrated Talent Management Platform, the company announced.
HealthStream has launched "Verity™, a HealthStream Company," a new company that combines its Echo and Morrisey businesses.
Netsmart and American Well have announced a technology partnership to connect their respective networks.
A new book offers resources for nurses thinking about retirement.
SELVAS AI is exhibiting "Selvy Checkup" at the Consumer Electronics Show this week.
The global medical carts market is expected to grow by 16.2% by 2022, according to a recent report.
GF Health Products Inc. has bought Intensa Inc., a manufacturer of medical/laboratory seating, casework, furniture and equipment.
DW Healthcare Partners has financed its acquisition of SoClean Inc. with a $60 million senior credit line through White Oak Healthcare Finance, the firm said.
Medline announced last month it was close to tripling its footprint in Maryland with the construction of a 1.1-million-square-foot distribution center in Perryville.
Masimo has announced the marketing and release of RD rainbow Lite SET™ sensors, which enable the monitoring of Masimo Oxygen Reserve Index™ and RPVi™.
Philips and HomeLab announced the HomeLab Healthy Home Program that provides the ability to monitor indoor air.
The National Quality Forum named five winning entries for its 2017 Innovation Challenge, including one that focuses on patient-centeredness.
Sherwin-Williams has created new, specially curated palettes specifically for the healthcare, new residential, commercial, multifamily, hospitality and education markets.
Chemence Medical Inc. announced it has received Food and Drug Administration clearance to market and sell Exofin Fusion®, a new skin closure system for medium to large wounds.
grandPad® senior tablet has introduced Chinese-speaking customer-support and software. All of the tablets will now have the option to set the language to Chinese.
Advantmed LLC has received certification from The National Committee for Quality Assurance for 2018 HEDIS® (Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set) hybrid measures.
Rimidi, a digital health company provides software and clinical analytics for chronic disease management, and Eli Lilly and Company have announced a partnership.
Tingue, a laundry product supplier, has debuted a new line of replacement drain valves.
Ventas Inc. said it supports the acquisition of Kindred Healthcare by TPG Capital, Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe, and Humana Inc.
Clarendale of Addison, a $45 million senior living community, is under construction, Ryan Companies announced.
CareTrust REIT has bought Helia Healthcare of Greenville, IL, from Palladian Healthcare, the company announced. A purchase price was not disclosed.
Pfizer Inc. said Tuesday the Food and Drug Administration has extended the action date by three months for the supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) for XELJANZ®(tofacitinib) .
Encompass Group has introduced two new blankets to its line. The UltraLinks Plus® blanket is now offered in a larger size and two new colors, while the new Khaki Stripe Bath Blanket blends with today's common color schemes.
P&G Professional has announced the launch of its new Charmin® Bathroom Tissue for Commercial Use. The product is considered ideal for public areas in senior facilities, such as guest bathrooms or dining areas.
Eosera Inc. said it will be expanding its earwax impaction product for nursing homes.
TripleCare, a provider of telemedicine-based services, said it has expanded its relationship with Saber Healthcare Group, which owns and operates 105 skilled nursing facilities and assisted living facilities.
OnShift, an Ohio-based human capital management software company, has been ranked No. 13 on Weatherhead 100's annual list of Northeast Ohio's fastest-growing companies.
Touchtown announced it has released Community Apps 2.0 with smartphone support.
Capital Funding Group announced the closing of three deals for skilled nursing facilities.
MJHS, a not-for-profit health system in New York, announced that Isabella Geriatric Center, a 705-bed residential healthcare facility providing rehab and nursing care in Manhattan, has become an affiliated agency.
VITAS Healthcare said it will accept hospice-appropriate patients in Lake and Sumter counties in Florida starting Jan. 2.
McKesson's RxO team has listed five trends it thinks will impact health system pharmacies in 2018, which it is presenting this week at American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Midyear Clinical Meeting 2017.