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ACO white paper geared toward post-acute providers

A new white paper focuses on what kinds of services accountable care organizations should provide in the post-acute spectrum.

Accutech Security releases wander management system

Accutech Security releases wander management system

Accutech Security has released its new ResidentGuard LS 2400 wander management system, which can be used in senior living settings.

Sharps Compliance Corp. and MedReturn, LLC launch MedSafe

Sharps Compliance Corp. and MedReturn, LLC launch MedSafe

The Sharps Compliance Corp. and MedReturn LLC have created MedSafe, a system set up to dispose of unwanted and expired medications, including controlled substances.

Evermind released to general public

Evermind released to general public

Evermind is now on sale to the general public at evermind.us, the company announced.

Physician group changes name

The American College of Physician Executives is becoming the American Association for Physician Leadership. The association said it will broaden its programs and services and strive to "more fully support the physician workforce across the entire career span, from medical students to those in later career stages.

"Virtual nurse" product raises $1.25 million

Sense.ly, a "virtual nurse" solution providing personalized patient monitoring and follow-up care, announced that it raised $1.25 million in seed funding.

AHT holds user conference

American HealthTech is holding its annual user conference this week, where it is unveiling its AHT Work Center.

Caremerge named award finalist

Caremerge has been nominated as a 2014 People's Choice Award by Chicago Innovation.

Ziegler announces $24M loan for CCRC

Ziegler has announced the successful closing of a $24.16 million refunding transaction issued by the North Carolina Medical Care Commission for Deerfield Episcopal Retirement Community.

Oak Grove closes six senior housing loans

Oak Grove Capital has closed six loans for seniors housing at a total of $18.9 million.

Vendor News

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.

Two medications are approved by FDA

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved two medications in June that may benefit long-term care patients.

New incontinence products pushed to nurses, providers

New incontinence products pushed to nurses, providers

Incontinence management remains a hot commodity in long-term care, with three companies debuting products.

CompanyBriefs July 2014

» 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.

On the Move

New VP of ops at ECA

New VP of ops at ECA

James McKie is the new vice president of operations at Elder Care Alliance, a system of assisted living and memory care communities in the San Francisco Bay area.

Kucera moves to IAHSS

Kucera moves to IAHSS

Colleen Kucera is the new executive director of the International Association of Healthcare Security and Safety, which helps professionals responsible managing and directing security and safety programs in healthcare institutions.

Nevin takes over at Christiana Care

Nevin takes over at Christiana Care

Janice E. Nevin, M.D., MPH, has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer for Christiana Care Health System. She succeeds Robert J. Laskowski, M.D., MBA, who announced his retirement in March 2014.

Yamashita selected at Covenant

Yamashita selected at Covenant

Sodexo's Nori Yamashita has been selected as the Covenant Village of Colorado's Director of Dining Services.

Morris to oversee business development at Evergreen

Morris to oversee business development at Evergreen

Adam Morris is the new vice president of business development at Evergreen Rehabilitation in Louisville, KY.

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