A growing number of business-to-business marketers have begun using videos to get their message across, according to a survey sponsored by Vidyard and conducted by Demand Metric.
As facilities struggle to staff, help may soon be available in the form of a meal-delivering robot.
Philips just released a one-touch app for seniors who have fallen and can't get up.
Vital Connect announced that it received Food & Drug Administration clearance to market its HealthPatch™MD biosensor for monitoring patients.
Life Care Centers of America and Bethel University are joining forces to offer skills-improvement training for employees.
Christian Homes Inc. is deploying Linked Senior at its 13 communities, starting with an initial implementation at four locations.
Briggs Healthcare has announced a limited partnership with Penrose Senior Care Auditors.
Skilled Care Pharmacy announced a partnership with Rx Consultant Group, a new pharmacy consulting company developed by Skilled Care consultant pharmacists Rob King, Drew Harmon and Annette Stoller.
The Food and Drug Administration has granted accelerated approval to Keytruda (pembrolizumab) for treatment of patients with advanced or unresectable melanoma who are no longer responding to other drugs.
Specialty investment bank Ziegler successfully closed a $12 million financing deal for The United Methodist Retirement Homes.
» 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.
Jennifer L. Hardesty, PharmD, FASCP, has been named the chief clinical officer at Remedi SeniorCare. She will be responsible for the "continued development and implementation of the clinical programs for the company, as well as providing direction and standard reporting tools for Remedi's consultant pharmacists," the company said.
Arlene Amodeo has joined the Quality and Research Department as the new research analyst at the American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living, starting Sept. 2
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.