Nurses who want to share the ways technology has led to a better student or patient outcome are invited to enter a contest that touts two $10,000 cash awards.
The Food and Drug Administration has approved the Aqua+ accessory, a waterproof, behind-the-ear product for cochlear implant recipients. The accessory allows Cochlear™ Nucleus® 5 and Nucleus 6 Implant recipients2 to swim underwater for up to two hours, Cochlear Limited said.
Breathe Technologies, which makes the Non-Invasive Open Ventilation (NIOV) System, said the Food and Drug Administration has granted the fifth 510(k) clearance for the product.
ECRI Institute has created a list called the Top 10 Patient Safety Concerns for Healthcare Organizations.
American HealthTech has passed the ICD-10 claim test for Medicare Billing 837i and Form CMS-UB04, the company announced.
Kaba Access and Data Systems Americas has debuted a new series of dual credential InSync RFID keys.
COMS Interactive LLC has announced a collaboration with Remedy Partners Inc. around the Bundled Payment for Care Improvement program.
Nice-Pak Products Inc. and sister company Professional Disposables International Inc., celebrated Earth Week by installing a solar array on the roof of its headquarters and manufacturing plant.
Southview Senior Living in West St. Paul, MN, which has independent living, assisted living and memory care units, has received an $8.9 million deal through an FHA 232/223 (f) loan.
MedProperties Holdings LLC and Equity Inc. will be building a replacement skilled nursing facility in Gainesville, FL.
» 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.
Five Star Quality Care, Inc. has joined forces with celebrity chef Brad Miller to create new dishes for residents.
Eric DeJong is a new senior product manager at Maytag Commercial Laundry. He will oversee all new product development for the division.
Michael W. Beal is the new president of the Kindred Healthcare, Inc. Nursing Center Division. He will be on the executive committee.
Connor Doherty has joined Chicago-based Blueprint Healthcare Real Estate Advisors as an associate.
Eric Doerhoff was promoted to become vice president of the Life Care Centers' Central Division. He will oversee 35 facilities in Indiana, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska, and began April 1.