LeadingAge's Center for Aging Services Technologies released its 2014 version of a tool to let long-term providers choose the best electronic health record for their facility.
Imprint Plus has introduced The Mighty Badge name badge kit, which allows users to create reusable but personalized badges.
Hollister Incorporated's new Hydrofera Blue Ready antibacterial foam dressing has been named a "Top 10 Innovation in Podiatry" according to the Podiatry Today journal, as well as a "Top Innovation Product" by the OWM journal.
Medline Industries has introduced the Restore™ nitrile gloves, which features colloidal oatmeal incorporate as a soothing agent.
Relias Learning has said its latest release of its learning management system includes Tin Can API, an open source e-learning software specification. This means users can have enhanced mobile and table user, off-line access to mobile learning, simulations with instructors and more support.
Healthsense Inc. has raised $10 million in from Mansa Capital. Mansa Capital Managing Partner and Chief Investment Officer Ruben King-Shaw Jr., will join the Healthsense Board of Directors.
Briggs Healthcare has announced a partnership with ecfirst, which specializes in HIPAA compliance consulting services, training and certification and resource tools.
Coalition of Advocates for Responsible Eldercare (CARE Oklahoma) has announced a partnership with COMS Interactive.
Lancaster Pollard has arranged financing for an Ohio assisted living facility for its expansion and for an Ohio continuing care retirement community.
Integral Senior Living, a senior living communities management company, has added a regional team in Texas.
» 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.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved two medications in June that may benefit long-term care patients.
Incontinence management remains a hot commodity in long-term care, with three companies debuting products.
» 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.
Morgan Neal has joined Ripley PR, a B2B public relations agency, as its new PR & social media coordinator. The agency, located in East Tennessee, represents clients based throughout the U.S. and Canada in commercial construction, health care technology, home services, franchise, manufacturing and technology.
Eugenia Pierson become the chairwoman of the Health Care Policy practice at Squire Patton Boggs last month. She represents a range of healthcare clients, including hospitals, physicians, post-acute care providers, manufactures and coalitions.
Matt Rosewag, NHA, will be in the newly-created position of Director of Operations for Continuing Care and Project Management.
Cody Milch, who joined LaundryLux last year as PLUS Product Manager, will now lead all OPL business throughout North America for Electrolux and Wascomat products as well as PLUS as a newly named vice president.
Toni Walker, RN, is the new director of nursing for Presbyterian Village North, which is run by Presbyterian Communities and Services.