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Bertlesmann buys Relias Learning

Bertelsmann, a media company based in Germany, said last week it is buying Relias Learning from its current owners, Vista Equity Partners and LLR Partners.

Acuity Brands introduces LED collection

Acuity Brands introduces LED collection

Acuity Brands says its new CanoeTM LED Pendant and Sconce Collection from Winona Lighting® can meet the needs of designers in unique spaces.

SwimEx debuts Triton Pool

SwimEx debuts Triton Pool

SwimEx Inc. has announced the Triton, the newest member of its line of fitness and therapy pools. It is available for the commercial and residential markets.

UniMac unveils washer-extractor series

UniMac unveils washer-extractor series

UniMac has introduced its UY soft mount washer-extractor series, available in 20- to 275-pound capacities.

AALTCN and P&G announce skin survey results

A majority of long-term care professionals surveyed said laundry care products that are gentle on skin is important to both them and their residents' comfort, according to a "Gentle on Skin" poll from P&G Professional and the American Association for Long Term Care Nursing.

Gentell acquires H&H Products

Gentell has bought H&H Products, a division of Tri-State Surgical Supplies, the company announced. H&H manufactures products under the H+H, Sterex Medical, and Gentle Plus brand names.

Priority Management Services chooses HCS Interactant

Priority Management Services has selected HCS Interactant™ integrated clinical and financial solution for three of its long-term acute care facilities.

Skilled Care Pharmacy partners with Maple Knoll Communities

Maple Knoll Communities, a large senior living organization in Cincinnati, will partner with institutional pharmacy company Skilled Care Pharmacy.

Oak Grove Capital closes two loans

Oak Grove Capital announced that it had closed two loans for seniors housing facilities totaling $12.8 million last month.

Action Pact announces assisted living and memory support community

Action Pact has announced the Piper Assisted Living and Memory Care development in Kansas City, KS. The $17 million development is co-owned, designed and managed by Action Pact with Clarkson Construction and Par Development.

Vendor News

CompanyBriefs for October 2014

» Healthsense Inc. raised $10 million from Mansa Capital. Mansa Capital Managing Partner and Chief Investment Officer Ruben King-Shaw Jr. will join the Healthsense Board of Directors.

Relias Learning expands presence

Relias Learning announced second quarter results for 2014 that reflected its expansion into new markets.

LeadingAge's CAST releases EHR matrix selection tool

LeadingAge's CAST releases EHR matrix selection tool

LeadingAge's Center for Aging Services Technologies released its 2014 version of a tool to enable long-term providers to choose the best electronic health record for their needs.

CompanyBriefs August 2014

» Optimus EMR announced it will include INTERACT 3.0 in upcoming release. The tool will be an embedded part of its Clinical Decision Support Module. Customers attending the Optimus Information Exchange in October will be able to hear additional details.

On the Move

LaSalle Group selects Abbott-Shultz

LaSalle Group selects Abbott-Shultz

Brenda Abbott-Shultz, RN, is the LaSalle Group's new Vice President of Healthcare. Her responsibilities will include overseeing the nursing model for Autumn Leaves memory care communities, evaluating nursing procedures, and directing the development of healthcare policies and standards.

Berg to oversee Able Care Connect

Berg to oversee Able Care Connect

Alexandra (Alex) Berg, MSN, ARNP, a board-certified adult nurse practitioner, has been chosen as the director of transitional care for Able Care Connect. The Goodman Group, a seniors housing management company out of Minnesota, made the announcement.

PruittHealth names Wyman CMO

PruittHealth names Wyman CMO

Daniel O. Wyman, M.D., MPH will join the organization as PruittHealth's Chief Medical Officer.

Warner starts as DON at Covenant Village of Florida

Warner starts as DON at Covenant Village of Florida

Sandra S. Warner, RN, has been named director of nursing for the Care Center at Covenant Village of Florida, a faith-based, not-for-profit continuing care retirement community administered by Covenant Retirement Communities.

Rio named EVP at LaSalle Group

Rio named EVP at LaSalle Group

Christopher Rio has been named Executive Vice President — Management at the LaSalle Group. In this capacity, he will lead the company's management division, Constant Care Family Management.

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