Dude Solutions Inc., a software-as-a-service provider, has bought Windmill Software Inc., including its flagship senior living operations software, TheWorxHub.
Biogen Idec, which was heralded last week for results of an Alzheimer's drug trial, has shortened its name and chosen a new logo. It will now be known as Biogen (Nasdag: BIIB).
Honeywell Life Care Solutions has released a new version of its Genesis Touch wireless remote patient monitoring device.
Avancen MOD Corporation has introduced the MOD® Medication On Demand Device to the post-acute sphere.
It might still be snowing in some parts of the country, but there's no better sign of spring than the beginning of the McKnight's Online Expo.
PDI announced Delivering the Difference, a contest recognizing those who show excellence in helping infection prevention and environmental services teams in healthcare facilities.
Guardian Pharmacy LLC has added Extensive Pharmaceutical Services of Kinston, NC, and Patient Care Pharmacy Services of Port Charlotte, FL.
Housing & Healthcare Finance has closed $76.4 million in loans to refinance the conventional debt on three skilled nursing facilities located in California, the company said.
KeyBank Real Estate Capital has provided $93.75 million in Fannie Mae loans to finance a portfolio of four assisted living communities on behalf of NorthStar Healthcare Income Inc., the company announced. NorthStar Healthcare is a public, non-traded REIT.
Granite Investment Group has acquired a 48-unit assisted living facility in the Kansas City suburb of Shawnee, KS.
naviHealth, a post-acute care management company, has announced a partnership with HCR ManorCare.
A new extended-release tablet with hydrocodone was launched in the United States at the end of January.
» Gentell Inc. announced its Fastcare wound documentation and ordering system now includes Quality Assurance Performance Improvement reporting capabilities. The system helps nursing homes with 24-hour wound care advice. The Fastcare tablet enables teleconferencing with Gentell experts for special situations, officials said.
The National Quality Forum has endorsed the PointRight® Pro 30™ rehospitalization measure, the company and the American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living announced in January.
On the Move
Amy York has joined the Eldercare Workforce Alliance as its new executive director.
Keiffer Jackson Mitchell Jr. has joined the Board of Directors at Roland Park Place, a CCRC in Baltimore.
Ken Gould is the new director of community operations for East Ridge at Cutler Bay in Florida.
Jessica Walters, MHA, LNHA, is the new administrator of Friendship Health and Rehab Center, a 373-bed skilled nursing facility in Roanoke, VA.
Michele Thomas is the new Executive Vice President of Osborn Home Care, a business unit stemming out of the New York senior living community.
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