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Tech Awards deadline extended

The McKnight's Excellence in Technology Awards application deadline has been extended to July 30. The contest honors providers for their efforts to improve resident care.

MasterCare introduces new spa tub solution

MasterCare introduces new spa tub solution

MasterCare has introduced a heated seat to its Entrée "Bath Aire" selection.

MOD introduces new linen truck

MOD introduces new linen truck

Laundry product manufacturer Meese Orbitron Dunne Co. has released the new Poly-Trux® 72ERgonomic bulk linen truck.

Trident Case creates new medical/industrial series iPad cases

Trident Case creates new medical/industrial series iPad cases

Trident Case® has announced the introduction of its Medical/Industrial Series, a line of iPad® cases that is designed to protect and secure Apple® iPads in healthcare environments.

NSL celebrations Senior Virtual Bowling Week

National Senior Virtual Bowling Week is taking place this week in senior facilities around the country.

Diagnotes Inc. and Advanced Healthcare Associates team up

Diagnotes Inc. and Advanced Healthcare Associates have announced an expanded partnership that will place the Diagnotes mobile and web-based clinical communication system.

Briggs Healthcare partners with BCG Research

Briggs Healthcare has announced a partnership with BCG Research to help providers achieve the technical and data requirements for corporate compliance.

Clorox Healthcare develops cleaning tool kit

Clorox Healthcare has released the Terminal Cleaning Tool Kit, which includes key steps for dealing with healthcare associated infections.

LaSalle Group to host grand opening of TX facility

The LaSalle Group announced the grand opening of Autumn Leaves of Stone Oak, its first memory care community in the San Antonio area. The community will host its official grand opening July 24.

Berkadia announces $156 million in financing

Berkadia Commercial Mortgage LLC recently worked with Capital Senior Living Corporation in arranging $156.6 million to finance 15 seniors housing properties located in seven states.

Vendor News

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.

Drug for MRSA infections to hit market

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a medication for patients with acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections (ABSSSI) caused by bacteria that includes methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.

New prospecting tool helps residents overcome barriers

New prospecting tool helps residents overcome barriers

A company with a tool related to prospect-centered sales for senior living communities announced it has raised another $750,000. It had previously raised an initial $1.5 million in cash and $1 million in contributed intellectual property.

CompanyBriefs June 2014

» RosieConnect LLC announced integration with PointClickCare, allowing providers to deliver resident vital signs and weights directly into the company's EHR platform. By eliminating manual entry of vital signs and weights, providers can save time documenting, improve accuracy, and expedite the flow of critical clinical information from bedside to the resident's electronic chart, the company said. COMS Interactive also announced a partnership with PointClickCare in May.

On the Move

PDI appoints Treacy as EVP and President

PDI appoints Treacy as EVP and President

PDI has named Patrick Treacy as executive vice president of PDI and president of PDI Healthcare, the division supporting acute care, long-term care and other care facilities.

PDI names Cempellin as EVP and COO

PDI names Cempellin as EVP and COO

Professional Disposables International, Inc., (PDI) has named Peter Cempellin as executive vice president and chief operating officer.

Varsity adds Stone as leader of sales consulting practice

Varsity adds Stone as leader of sales consulting practice

Jackie Stone has been selected as the leader of a sales consulting practice at Varsity, a marketing communications agency in Pennsylva

Campbell named management director at Samarkand

Campbell named management director at Samarkand

John Campbell was recently appointed as facilities management director at The Samarkand.

Hemminger promoted at Lancaster Pollard

Hemminger promoted at Lancaster Pollard

Lancaster Pollard has added Kyle Hemminger, a U.S. Army veteran, to its Austin office as vice president.

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