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Last day to enter McKnight's Tech Awards

Today is the final day to submit entries into the third annual McKnight's Excellence in Technology Awards.

AliMed offers three new fall management products

AliMed offers three new fall management products

AliMed is now offering the AliMed CordLess® Sensor Alarm and the AliMed Worry-Free Fall Alarm to help reduce the risk of accidental falls, and the HipShield® X-tra to help prevent fractures, the company announced.

Diamond Wipes creates new wipes

Diamond Wipes creates new wipes

Diamond Wipes has announced an updated version of its Handyclean™ cleaning and sanitizing wipes.

Sherwin-Williams creates new online learning center

Sherwin-Williams creates new online learning center

Sherwin-Williams new online learning center debuted this week as a resource for architects, designers and green building professionals.

Jeron highlights nurse call system at ASHE

Jeron Electronic Systems, Inc. is promoting its nurse call platform, Provider® 790, at the ASHE conference in Chicago next week.

Community Hospital Corporation chooses HCS Interactant EHR

Community Hospital Corporation in Plano, TX, has selected HCS Interactant™ to provide an integrated EHR platform for their Long-Term Acute Care Hospitals, the technology company announced.

CareWorx partners with Linked Senior

CareWorx has announced Linked Senior is using its interactive touch screens for dementia and therapy engagement.

Capsa Solutions acquires Kirby Lester, LLC

Medication management company Capsa Solutions has announced the acquisition of Kirby Lester, LLC, of Lake Forest, IL.

ISL to manage The Village at Stonebridge

Integral Senior Living has been selected to manage The Village at Stonebridge in McKinney, TX. The facility will open near the end of August, a spokesperson told McKnight's.

Capital One Bank closes $9M loan to refinance NH facility

Capital One Specialty Healthcare Real Estate provided an $8.8 million loan to refinance Wheelock Terrace, a 70-bed assisted facility in Hanover, NH. The facility also provides memory care services.

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

Darling becomes vice president at PAC

Darling becomes vice president at PAC

Stacy A. Darling, MBA, MPT, AT, RAC-CT, is the new vice president of operations in the long-term care consulting team at Post Acute Consulting, LLC.

Grosso named CEO of ASCP

Grosso named CEO of ASCP

Frank Grosso, RPh, has been named the executive director and CEO of the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists. He will start on September 8.

Powell joins Ziegler's VA office

Powell joins Ziegler's VA office

Zeigler has hired Brandon Powell as the director of investment banking in senior living at its Virginia office.

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.

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