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LINK Innovation Competition crowns Walalight best

The Walalight™ system, which simulates natural sunlight exposure and promotes regular circadian rhythms, won first place at the 2014 LINK Innovation Competition on Monday in Chicago.

Nestlé Professional MINOR adds low-sodium, gluten-free base

Nestlé Professional MINOR adds low-sodium, gluten-free base

MINOR's Low Sodium Gluten Free Base is available in chicken, beef and vegetable, Nestle Professional announced.

Larson Electronics debuts mobile power distribution system

Larson Electronics debuts mobile power distribution system

The Larson Electronics MDC-240-100MB-8X120 temporary power distribution system is now available for those who need to use power sources independently of a work area.

Vocoli creates digital suggestion box

Vocoli creates digital suggestion box

Vocoli, a Boston tech start-up, has created a digital suggestion box to increase employee engagement.

OnShift introduces configurable dashboard

OnShift has created a configurable dashboard with scheduling task list. The "to-do" list allows user to prioritize scheduling tasks.

Bild & Company rebrands

Bild & Company has announced a new look, logo and messaging to reflect its new marketing arm, the company announced.

AOD acquires Stratis Business Systems, Inc.

AOD Software has bought Stratis Business Systems Inc., a home health and home care cloud-based software system.

PointRight releases PointRight® Pro 30

PointRight Inc. has released PointRight® Pro 30™, an upgraded version of its tools to track and to reduce rehospitalization rates in long-term care facilities. The product was previously called OnPoint 30.

MDI Achieve/MatrixCare licenses Hopkins risk assessment

MatrixCare has become the first EHR system for post-acute and long-term care to license the Johns Hopkins Fall Risk Assessment Tool aimed at preventing falls.

Mount Miguel Covenant Village breaks ground on center

Mount Miguel Covenant Village, a continuing care retirement community operated by Covenant Retirement Communities, broke ground on a $15 million construction project last week.

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

Wallace promoted to president at Daybreak Venture

Wallace promoted to president at Daybreak Venture

Michael G. Wallace has been promoted to president at Daybreak Venture, LLC, one of the largest operators of skilled nursing facilities in Texas.

Forté appoints Edgar as account executive

Forté appoints Edgar as account executive

Madison Edgar was named account executive for the public relations division of Forté Group, Inc., a Dallas agency that exclusively serves the senior care and senior living industry.

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

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