Product News

Non-antibiotic drugs already on the market, study finds

Antibiotic resistance is a hot topic in long-term care, and a new study indicates non-antibiotic therapeutic drugs are already available. Most provocatively, an antipsychotic may be used to treat Clostridium difficile.

Wireless wrist blood pressure monitor gives clear results

Wireless wrist blood pressure monitor gives clear results

iHealth has created the iHealth View Wireless Wrist Blood Pressure Monitor with a display screen. It is designed to be lightweight and give clear results.

Pest deterrent available

Pest deterrent available

Bird B Gone will return to the National Hardware Show next week with updated product information on bird control solutions.

Award for SNF discharge platform

The Right Place, which is geared to help match post-acute patients to the right place of care, has been named the Grand Prize Winner in the athenahealth 'More Disruption Please' (MDP) Innovation Challenge.

Partnership with Health Dimensions Group

Medline and Health Dimensions Group have entered into a new vendor agreement. Over the three-year agreement Medline will provide HDG facilities with a comprehensive portfolio.

Long-term care pharmacy to open

Remedi SeniorCare said a new long-term care pharmacy serving skilled nursing facilities in the Dallas area will open soon.

Clearance announced for blood glucose monitoring system

Intuity Medical Inc. has said it has received clearance from the Food and Drug Administration to market its POGO® Automatic™ Blood Glucose Monitoring System.

SNF receives $5.9M loan

Capital One said it has provided a $5.9 million, 35-year fixed rate HUD loan to refinance a skilled nursing facility in Princeton, IN.

HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital acquired

Post Acute Medical LLC said it will buy HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Beaumont, TX, from HealthSouth.

Firm closes deal with Oxford Finance

Oxford Finance has closed a senior credit facility with Diversis Capital, a private equity firm.

Care transition company acquired

Cardinal Health's naviHealth Inc. has announced plans to buy Curaspan Health Group. The deal is expected to close by the end of June.

Four products debut in carpeting collection

Four products debut in carpeting collection

J+J Flooring Group's lead brand, Invision, has introduced Manor House, a collection of four broadloom products.

Cushions created to redistribute pressure

Cushions created to redistribute pressure

Drive DeVilbiss has introduced two new sizes of its Titanium Skin Protection & Positioning Gel/Foam Cushion.

Pharmacy merger announced

California-based Ron's Pharmacy Services has joined Guardian Pharmacy LLC.

PBJ platform debuts

Prime Care Technologies has launched a Payroll-Based Journal Reporting platform, the company said.