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MedTrainer updates offer LTC more compliance opportunities

MedTrainer, an award-winning provider of training, compliance and credentialing software, has updated its platform to help long-term care facilities more easily meet safety and quality compliance requirements from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. The platform now includes tools to conduct infection prevention risk assessments and online training for emergency preparedness; ensuring a safe…

Change Healthcare touts attachment capability

Change Healthcare has beefed up its claim attachments solution, creating the first nationwide solution enabling providers to submit documents and data electronically to all payers in both the medical and workers’ compensation market segments. Built on Change Healthcare’s Intelligent Healthcare Platform, the claim attachments solution lets providers submit documents or clinical data required for claim…

MediTelecare expands digital telehealth access with new platform

The nation’s leading provider of behavioral telehealth services for skilled nursing, post-acute and long-term care facilities is increasing access to behavioral telehealth services through its first-of-a-kind online platform. MediTelecare’s new MediTelecareGo! gives partner facilities easier access to psychiatrists, psychologists and nurse practitioners through an online application, televideo workstations on wheels, and a rich library of…

ResponderHub provides crisis communication tools

A team of certified crisis communications specialists has developed the first solution crisis communications solution for senior housing and services. “A perfect storm is brewing in the senior housing industry,” said Debra Sheridan, president of 30-year-old IVY Marketing Group and creator of  the new ResponderHub. “Seventy-five percent of crises in senior housing are smoldering and could…

Cambridge provides $24 million in HUD refinancing

 Cambridge Realty Capital Companies has provided two HUD Lean loans totaling $24 million to refinance The Vista Care Center of Lisbon, OH, and Vista Center at The Ridge of Mineral Ridge, OH. The Vista Care Center of Lisbon is a 76-bed mixed-use skilled care and assisted living facility. The Ridge Care Center of Mineral Ridge…

Healthcare credentialing company adds network management

Healthcare credential verification organization CredSimple has acquired a technology-enabled provider network management solutions company to expand its capabilities. Glenridge Health will add comprehensive provider network development and management services to CredSimple’s services, moving the company toward a one-stop shop offering for analyzing, building and managing networks. CredSimple is combining its National Committee for Quality Assurance-certified…

PointClickCare opens fourth Canadian office

Software vendor PointClickCare has opened its fourth Canadian office, this one on Prince Edward Island. The expansion will allow the company to expand its customer support team, which works with more than 21,000 senior care providers throughout North America.  The Prince Edward Island office is expected to add about a dozen new customer support positions…

New UniVac gets smaller, more versatile

Kaivac’s new UniVac is a smaller, more versatile version of the company’s award-winning Dispense-and-Vac cleaning system.   Built for cleaning floors in restrooms, commercial kitchens, entrance ways, gyms and other areas, the mop-free UniVac features a specially developed filtering and recycling system.  The system allows cleaning solutions to be reused without reducing cleaning power. The recycling…

Zibrio scale adds app, picks up award

The Zibrio SmartScale now works with the Balance Coach app to provide balance measurements and provide improvement tips. The Consumer Technology Association named the SmartScale an Innovation Awards Honoree at the 2020 Consumer Electronics Show. The project was born out of the U.S. space program and uses machine learning to discover patterns of stability and…

Acts appoints Christiansen president

Acts Retirement-Life Communities, one of the nation’s largest not-for-profit senior living organizations, updated its executive leadership team on Jan. 1.   Karen I. Christiansen, an Acts employee since 1996, has been appointed president. She was most recently executive vice president and chief financial officer. During her tenure, Acts has experienced substantial growth and been recognized for…

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