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HMMC launches COVID-19 product exchange site

HMMC, the Healthcare Manufacturers Management Council, is facilitating the sale and exchange of COVID-19-related products with a new website. Members of HMMC and nonmember healthcare manufacturers can list their company contact info and the products they have to offer to address COVID-19 needs. Healthcare providers, government emergency management agencies and first-responder organizations can search for…

Tracing tools aim to reduce spread of COVID-19, meet regulations

Five organizations that serve long-term care facilities have teamed up to create Tracking-19, a free resource that helps nursing homes manage the exponential increase in the number of COVID-19-related requirements. SNF Metrics, SHOPP, PRIME SOURCE, Zimmet Healthcare and People Powered Nursing created Tracking-19 and the associated app to provide reliable and efficient infection tracking and…

TekTone adds remote monitoring with Stay Smart Care acquisition

TekTone has acquired majority ownership in Stay Smart Care, a company specializing in remote patient monitoring solutions. Stay Smart Care will operate as a subsidiary of TekTone, allowing the two companies to provide a wider variety of intercommunication solutions and resources to care providers in a variety of markets. “Stay Smart Care’s solutions definitely create…

K4Connect partners with Bandwidth to enhance hotline capabilities

Enterprise communications software firm Bandwidth has partnered with K4Connect, a technology company serving older adults, to deliver an enhanced COVID-19 communications tool for senior living communities. K4Community Hotline is a recorded phone message feature that keeps residents, families and staff constantly updated with the latest community information. K4Connect is leveraging the Bandwidth API and telecom…

Crest Healthcare Supply expands infection control partnership

Crest Healthcare Supply, a vendor offering medical products for the healthcare industry, has expanded its relationship with infection control partner Safety Net. Crest now offers Safety Net’s electrostatic sprayers and disinfectants, with a complete line of whole-room disinfection systems for healthcare facilities. “We’re excited to add these cost-effective, innovative products from our trusted partner to…

RCare adds phone, console and more to aid frontline staff

RCare, creator of advanced nurse call and monitoring solutions, has launched several new products to help essential care workers and their patients. The latest innovations include: the BCube Plus, an optimized caregiver console; an upgraded Rugged RPhone; and a new Rapid Deployment Kit designed for nontraditional acute environments. The BCube Plus is the latest generation…

Edentech releases tool to stay up-to-date on recalls

SecureRecalls.com, the newest component in Edentech’s Care, Safe & Secure Suite, is a subscription service providing clients with monitoring and alerting within minutes of a food, drug, device, consumer product or vehicle recall.  SecureRecalls has been in beta for over a year, which allowed time for improved data harvesting and alerting components. “With the built-in…
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