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CAST releases updated telehealth portfolio

LeadingAge's Center for Aging Services Technologies updated its telehealth selection portfolio, featuring two new case studies.

Updated system released

Updated system released

Nurse Rosie Products announced RosieConnect 2.0, a flexible, cloud-based and HIPAA-compliant system for data transfer.

Benchmark Senior Living adopts ergonomic coffee mug

Benchmark Senior Living adopts ergonomic coffee mug

A coffee mug and teacup developed by Jamber has been successfully tested and adopted at Benchmark Senior Living, the company said.

Transition initiative links healthcare nurses to patients

Turenne PharMedCo and Healthcom announced a new program designed to reduce hospital readmissions.

Video-streaming activity program for seniors available for nursing homes

Passport for Wellness, a video-streaming entertainment, exercise and activity program for seniors, is available for skilled nursing facilities, assisted living and senior centers, the company said. It launched the program two months ago.

Conference celebrates nurse and therapy leaders

More than a hundred nursing and therapy leaders attended the Direct Supply 10th Annual Clinical Leadership Conference in Milwaukee last week.

New flu doses shipped

Sanofi Pasteur announced it had shipped the first of its 2016-2017 seasonal influenza vaccine doses this week. The company, the world's largest flu vaccine manufacturer, said it expected to ship 65 million vaccine doses.

SNF bought through bridge-to-HUD loan

A $19.1 million bridge-to-HUD loan for Hudson Pointe Nursing and Rehabilitation, and a $3 million working capital loan to finance operations was announced by Capital Funding Group.

Iowa CCRC to open dementia support neighborhood

Friendship Haven in Fort Dodge, IA, will be opening a new stand-alone dementia support neighborhood on its campus, executives said last week.

Six nursing and rehabilitation centers acquired

BaneCare Management LLC has acquired six rehabilitation and nursing centers, all in Massachusetts.

Medical sensor market to reach $18.5 billion

The medical sensor market is expected to nearly double to $18.5 billion by 2024, according to a new analysis by Grand View Research Inc.

Waste removal process could save facilities money

Waste removal process could save facilities money

The Medical Waste Machine is a replacement for waste removal systems that cost long-term care operators money, executives at Medical Innovations say.

Glazed liner papers make debut

Glazed liner papers make debut

Verso Corporation has introduced GlazeSil™, a family of lightweight uncoated, machine-glazed release liner papers for hygienic and medical applications.

$14 million raised for care coordination system

Caremerge raised $14 million in its second institutional round led by Insight Venture Partners, with participation from Grażyna Kulczyk, Cambia Health Solutions, Ziegler LinkAge Longevity Fund, GE Ventures and Arsenal Venture Partners.

Post-acute landscape tracked in analytics program

DART Chart, which launched its DART Chart's Map & Track with Quick Map system a month ago, said it has documented how a skilled nursing facility using its system increased its all-beneficiary average managed care per patient day revenue by $33.73.