Noble Biomaterials Inc., which makes X-STATIC® Antimicrobial Technology, has issued a call for research proposals "to generate hard evidence supporting the need for soft surface bacterial management in healthcare settings."
3M Critical & Chronic Care Solutions Division announced enhancements to its Tegaderm I.V. Advanced Securement Dressings.
A new mobile humidifier and air purifier from Swizz Style allows for output capacity for areas up to 4,200 square feet.
SHSMD has made a 2014 edition of the Calendar of Health Observances & Recognition Days available for download. The guide features dates and descriptions of more than 250 national health-related observances, many of which are new, and all of which include contact information for each observance's sponsoring organization.
COMS Interactive LLC has added Nutrition IQ to its Daylight IQ product suite.
Swisslog, which offers hospital automation in material handling and medication management, and Parata Systems, a pharmacy company, have announced a partnership that will create a fully integrated outpatient pharmacy solution in the Middle East.
LCS® communities will be using e-learning products from Redilearning, the company announced.
Divurgent, a healthcare IT consulting group, has announced a strategic partnership with Medsphere Systems Corporation.
How long-term care providers are using, and can learn, technology is one of the topics covered in the McKnight's Online Expo technology session.
Integral Senior Living has been selected to manage The Heights at Shavano Park, which is located in San Antonio, TX, and owned by Meridian Capital LLC.
» American HealthTech has launched comprehensive ICD-10 educational and support resources, available to its customer base via its MyHealthTech portal. Resources include an ICD-10 training schedule, webinar series, monthly e-newsletter, spotlight website and personal support services, plus setting up meetings with customers.
Big pharmaceutical companies are exploring "brand personality" in their marketing strategies, according to new research.
Just like the markets for skilled nursing and assisted living, demand for sensors in home care is expected to jump in the next five years.
» Relias Learning has acquired the Hospice Education Network from the principals of Weatherbee Resources. This will add more than 160 hospice and palliative care courses to the company's catalog. Weatherbee Resources will continue to provide regulatory products and services for hospices and will work closely with Relias, the company said. HEN was launched in 2007.
Anne Doyle has been selected as Chief Operating Officer and SVP of Business Operations at ConnectedLiving.
Tammy Cain will become the executive director at Emeritus' newest senior living community, Emeritus at Wildwood. The community, located in Oxford, FL, is scheduled to open this fall.
Catherine Rains has become a solutions consultant at CPP's Professional Services Group. CPP is the exclusive publisher of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator.
C. Scott Blanchette began as Kindred Healthcare's chief information officer this week.
Lisa Vecchietti was recently hired as a vice president at Lancaster Pollard in the affordable housing group. She will be responsible for clients in Louisiana, Texas, New Mexico and Arkansas, and will be based in the firm's Austin, TS, office.