The Rita & Alex Hillman Foundation has begun the Hillman Innovations in Care Program, designed to provide more than $3 million in funding over the next five years for nursing-driving models of care.
PDI has announced changes to its Super Sani-Cloth® Germicidal Disposable Wipes Master Label, including EPA acceptance on kill claims for Bordetella pertussis, Enterobacter cloacae (NDM-1 Positive) and Klebsiella pneumoniae (KPC-2 positive, multi-drug and carbapenem resistant).
Assisted Living Technologies, a subsidiary under Assisted Living Services, launched a product called VideoCare recently.
DuPont Protection Technologies has launched the SafeSPEC™ for Controlled Environments, an interactive online product selector tool.
NewCare Solutions has debuted its SilentAlert Sleep Index to its resident monitoring system, which should help providers increase resident length of stay.
Inovonics and Mercury Security, which makes OEM access control hardware, have announced a technology partnership.
Assisted living providers have until April 15 to receive the Early Bird member discount for registration for the 2014 ALFA conference.
More than 70% of consumers said overall cleanliness was a factor when choosing a long-term care facility, and many said they equated odor to a lack of cleanliness, according to a survey from Clorox Professional Products Company.
Beech Street Capital has provided a $23.1 million HUD 232/223 (f) loan to refinance Lake Shore HealthCare and Rehabilitation Centre in Chicago.
Mid-Atlantic Health Care LLC has completed its $41 million acquisition of the Parkhouse skilled nursing and rehabilitation center, Montgomery Meadows independent living center, and Riverview adult day center in Royersford, PA.
» American HealthTech has launched comprehensive ICD-10 educational and support resources, available to its customer base via its MyHealthTech portal. Resources include an ICD-10 training schedule, webinar series, monthly e-newsletter, spotlight website and personal support services, plus setting up meetings with customers.
Big pharmaceutical companies are exploring "brand personality" in their marketing strategies, according to new research.
Just like the markets for skilled nursing and assisted living, demand for sensors in home care is expected to jump in the next five years.
» Relias Learning has acquired the Hospice Education Network from the principals of Weatherbee Resources. This will add more than 160 hospice and palliative care courses to the company's catalog. Weatherbee Resources will continue to provide regulatory products and services for hospices and will work closely with Relias, the company said. HEN was launched in 2007.
Torsten Hirche will become the chief executive officer and president at Presbyterian Retirement Communities Northwest in Seattle at the end of March.
Sloan Bentley is the new president and CEO at Lifespace Communities in Des Moines, IA.
Peter B. Schuna has expanded his role at Pathway Health, from being the chief operating officer to being COO and president.
Anne Doyle has been selected as Chief Operating Officer and SVP of Business Operations at ConnectedLiving.
Tammy Cain will become the executive director at Emeritus' newest senior living community, Emeritus at Wildwood. The community, located in Oxford, FL, is scheduled to open this fall.