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UV light robot can kill 'superbugs'

A germ-zapping robot called Xenex is effective in cleaning hospital rooms and stopping the spread of superbugs, according to new research.

Accutech announces wander management system integration

Accutech announces wander management system integration

Accutech Security announced Response Care has developed an integration with the ResidentGuard LS 2400 wandering system.

New smartphone app for diabetes released

New smartphone app for diabetes released

Worcester Polytechnic Institute investigators have developed an advanced smartphone application, called Sugar, for those with diabetes. The app can measure status of chronic foot ulcers.

Creative Health Care Management is now Vertis

Creative Health Care Management is rebranding and will operate as Vertis Therapy moving forward, the company announced.

Gentell releases latest wound advisor

Gentell Inc. announced its latest version of Gentell Wound Advisor, 3.15.1, has been released.

PointClickCare extends Secure Conversations

PointClickCare has made its Secure Conversations feature available to the Canadian market, the software vendor announced.

Betco to move to Bowling Green

Betco Corporation® is moving its headquarters and manufacturing facilities from Toledo to Bowling Green, OH. The move southward is scheduled to be completed by late 2015.

ACTS Retirement-Life Communities to invest $300M

ACTS Retirement-Life Communities is putting $300 million over the next three years into renovations.

Avamere adds memory care community

The Avamere Family of Companies has bought Necanicum Village Senior Living Community in Oregon, which is now Avamere at Seaside.

Oak Grove Capital announces deal

Oak Grove Capital announced a $25.5 million loan for Martin Luther Campus in Minnesota.

Vendor News

FDA approves first biosimilar treatment

The Food and Drug Administration approved its first biosimilar product in March, opening the door for more costly drug alternatives.

New tech tools help operators recruit staff more effectively

New tech tools help operators recruit staff more effectively

Long-term care providers are increasingly turning to technology that can recruit or track new hires, with the latest system coming from OnShift.

HCR ManorCare enlists PAC company for management

naviHealth, a post-acute care management company, has announced a partnership with HCR ManorCare.

Extended-release hydrocodone launched

A new extended-release tablet with hydrocodone was launched in the United States at the end of January.

On the Move

Davis is new CFO

Davis is new CFO

Robert C. Davis has started as The Osborn's new chief financial officer and treasurer.

Woodward to be Front Porch CEO

Woodward to be Front Porch CEO

John M. Woodward will be the new chief executive officer at Front Porch in California.

Kerwin joins Presbyterian Village North

Kerwin joins Presbyterian Village North

Diana Kerwin, M.D., has been appointed the medical director of the memory care program at Presbyterian Village North. She will oversee residents in memory care, all clinical practices, cognitive therapy and memory care research.

Maziek moves to Oxford Finance

Maziek moves to Oxford Finance

Tracy S. Maziek has moved to Oxford Finance LLC to lead its healthcare services lending division.

Graham promoted at Erickson

Graham promoted at Erickson

Joe Graham will be the new Director of Continuing Care at Charlestown Retirement Community