LeadingAge's Center for Aging Services Technologies has released the Strategic IT Planning for Long-Term and Post-Acute Care (LTPAC) Providers: A "How To" Workbook, a guide to help senior living executives.
Budgee is an innovative robot that performs helpful tasks for elderly or disabled individuals, 5 Elements Robotics announced.
OGWA Corp. created a hydration system with a pressurized fluid reservoir with a pressure-resistant leakproof valve to spray high volumes of fluid into the mouth.
OnShift announced the winners of its Fourth Annual Scheduler of the Year Awards.
Meridian Senior Living in North Carolina has chosen SmartLinx Solutions LLC for its workforce management needs.
Golden Living has chosen HCS Interactant for its revenue cycle management across 300 centers, the company announced.
Select Medical Holdings Corp., which operates outpatient rehabilitation clinics and specialty hospitals, and Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe XII, L.P., a private equity fund, have agreed to buy Humana subsidiary Concentra Inc. for approximately $1.055 billion in cash.
KeyBank Real Estate Capital announced it secured $78 million in Fannie Mae financing for a 13-property joint venture between National Health Investors and Bickford Senior Living
Cushman & Wakefield Senior Housing Capital Markets has arranged the sale of Wyndemere to ROC Seniors Housing.
Integral Senior Living said construction has begun on a new community. The Ridge Senior Living is an assisted living and memory care community located in Salt Lake City and is slated to open in spring 2016.
naviHealth, a post-acute care management company, has announced a partnership with HCR ManorCare.
A new extended-release tablet with hydrocodone was launched in the United States at the end of January.
» Gentell Inc. announced its Fastcare wound documentation and ordering system now includes Quality Assurance Performance Improvement reporting capabilities. The system helps nursing homes with 24-hour wound care advice. The Fastcare tablet enables teleconferencing with Gentell experts for special situations, officials said.
The National Quality Forum has endorsed the PointRight® Pro 30™ rehospitalization measure, the company and the American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living announced in January.
On the Move
Joe Graham will be the new Director of Continuing Care at Charlestown Retirement Community
Amy York has joined the Eldercare Workforce Alliance as its new executive director.
Keiffer Jackson Mitchell Jr. has joined the Board of Directors at Roland Park Place, a CCRC in Baltimore.
Ken Gould is the new director of community operations for East Ridge at Cutler Bay in Florida.
Jessica Walters, MHA, LNHA, is the new administrator of Friendship Health and Rehab Center, a 373-bed skilled nursing facility in Roanoke, VA.
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