Bertelsmann, a media company based in Germany, said last week it is buying Relias Learning from its current owners, Vista Equity Partners and LLR Partners.
Acuity Brands says its new CanoeTM LED Pendant and Sconce Collection from Winona Lighting® can meet the needs of designers in unique spaces.
SwimEx Inc. has announced the Triton, the newest member of its line of fitness and therapy pools. It is available for the commercial and residential markets.
UniMac has introduced its UY soft mount washer-extractor series, available in 20- to 275-pound capacities.
A majority of long-term care professionals surveyed said laundry care products that are gentle on skin is important to both them and their residents' comfort, according to a "Gentle on Skin" poll from P&G Professional and the American Association for Long Term Care Nursing.
Gentell has bought H&H Products, a division of Tri-State Surgical Supplies, the company announced. H&H manufactures products under the H+H, Sterex Medical, and Gentle Plus brand names.
Priority Management Services has selected HCS Interactant™ integrated clinical and financial solution for three of its long-term acute care facilities.
Maple Knoll Communities, a large senior living organization in Cincinnati, will partner with institutional pharmacy company Skilled Care Pharmacy.
Oak Grove Capital announced that it had closed two loans for seniors housing facilities totaling $12.8 million last month.
Action Pact has announced the Piper Assisted Living and Memory Care development in Kansas City, KS. The $17 million development is co-owned, designed and managed by Action Pact with Clarkson Construction and Par Development.
» Healthsense Inc. raised $10 million from Mansa Capital. Mansa Capital Managing Partner and Chief Investment Officer Ruben King-Shaw Jr. will join the Healthsense Board of Directors.
Relias Learning announced second quarter results for 2014 that reflected its expansion into new markets.
LeadingAge's Center for Aging Services Technologies released its 2014 version of a tool to enable long-term providers to choose the best electronic health record for their needs.
» 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.
Brenda Abbott-Shultz, RN, is the LaSalle Group's new Vice President of Healthcare. Her responsibilities will include overseeing the nursing model for Autumn Leaves memory care communities, evaluating nursing procedures, and directing the development of healthcare policies and standards.
Alexandra (Alex) Berg, MSN, ARNP, a board-certified adult nurse practitioner, has been chosen as the director of transitional care for Able Care Connect. The Goodman Group, a seniors housing management company out of Minnesota, made the announcement.
Daniel O. Wyman, M.D., MPH will join the organization as PruittHealth's Chief Medical Officer.
Sandra S. Warner, RN, has been named director of nursing for the Care Center at Covenant Village of Florida, a faith-based, not-for-profit continuing care retirement community administered by Covenant Retirement Communities.
Christopher Rio has been named Executive Vice President — Management at the LaSalle Group. In this capacity, he will lead the company's management division, Constant Care Family Management.