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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…

GF Health Products acquires bariatric equipment manufacturer

GF Health Products, also known as Graham-Field, has acquired a substantial share of Gendron, one of the country’s leading designers and manufacturers of mobile patient management. Gendron specializes in bariatric beds, mobility, seating, transfer and transport for long-term care, home care, rehabilitation and acute care. “This acquisition will further allow Graham-Field to provide an integrated…

Handbook offers critical guidance on indoor air quality

Pavilion Business Services has published Facilities Management Volume 2, a comprehensive guide  to help organizational leaders and facility managers address the issue of indoor air quality in their buildings during and after the COVID-19 crisis.. The 144-page book covers everything from improving management of HVAC systems for healthy air quality to energy conservation and cost…

LiteSheet Solutions launches LED UV-C sanitizing cabinet

Virginia-based LiteSheet Solutions is offering an LED UV-C sanitizing cabinet designed to decontaminate potentially deadly bacteria and viruses, like the COVID19 virus.  By optimally positioning germ and virus killing UV-C LED modules inside the cabinet to eliminate blind spots, contents are sanitized within minutes. UV-C light wavelengths between 200 and 280 nanometers are used as…

Owen Mumford introduces new safety pen needle

Medical device maker Owen Mumford has introduced Unifine SafeControl, a safety pen needle designed to provide protection from accidental needle sticks and ensure  dosing accuracy. The product features a push tab to provide one-handed control of the safety mechanism after injection when the healthcare professional is ready to activate. Unifine SafeControl offers visual and audible…

Tarkett adds to Powerbond and modular collections

Tarkett has created a new SweaterKnit and Gabardine carpet collection available in a mix of Powerbond rolls and modular tiles for commercial use. The collection’s highly textured surfaces, soft color palettes and accessories are intended to create warm and welcoming environments. Meanwhile, a new modular collection called Light Shift was developed with designer Suzanne Tick…

WELL Building launches health-safety ratings in COVID’s wake

The world’s leading certification body for healthy buildings has instituted a health-safety rating system that will allow a range of building and facility types to demonstrate their operational policies, maintenance protocols and design strategies address the post- COVID-19 environment. The International WELL Building Institute’s WELL Health-Safety Rating has its roots in the organizations’ task force…

Eldermark integrates with Paysafe for senior living transactions

Eldermark, a healthcare technology provider for the senior care industry, has announced an integration with Paysafe, a leading specialized payments platform, to improve convenience and simplify payments. Eldermark’s senior living customers can now easily make payments via ACH and credit card. Many senior living communities and their business office managers currently handle billing procedures through…

Carrier’s Healthy Buildings program helps customers clear the air

Carrier has introduced a Healthy Buildings Program, with an expanded suite of solutions to help deliver healthy, safe, efficient and productive indoor environments in healthcare, hospitality and commercial settings. Carrier also launched Corporate.Carrier.com/HealthyBuildings to help customers consult with internal experts on building technologies who reflect Carrier Global’s role in providing heating, ventilating and air conditioning;…

VITAS Healthcare offers virtual Father’s Day event

Sons and daughters who miss their father or father figure can join others for a music- and memory-filled Zoom session hosted by VITAS Healthcare this Friday. Bereavement specialists from VITAS will facilitate the “Honoring Our Fathers” event, which will feature special tributes to fathers, a musical guest artist, an Emmy Award-winning speaker, and a chance…

Livindi Logistics to help facilities launch virtual visits, telehealth

Livindi Logistics is a new tool intended to help organizations rapidly deploy existing Livindi technology to patients and residents at risk of social isolation. Livindi’s HIPAA compliant, 4GLTE tablet and ambient sensor device combine the ability to communicate with audio and video with monitoring that doesn’t require a wearable. Care service is provided using a…

Triple-digit growth spurs Guardian Pharmacy relocation

After nearly tripling its business in five years, Guardian Pharmacy of Southeast Florida recently relocated its headquarters to a larger facility in Boca Raton. The new, 20,000-square-foot building, almost doubles the size of Guardian’s former location in nearby Deerfield Beach. It allows the long-term care pharmacy to increase its workforce and operations to better support…

SkinIntegra Skincare donating repair cream for SNFs, others

SkinIntegra, a skincare line designed to repair depleted and cracked skin, is donating samples of its Rapid Crack Repair Cream to healthcare facilities in California, Arizona, New York and Pennsylvania. Frequent hand washings with disinfecting soap to prevent COVID-19 contamination are harsh on hands and can cause cracks, which are vulnerable to infections. SkinIntegra’s Rapid…

MBET’s Miracle Dressing for pressure sore prevention now available

MBET Health has launched its new Miracle Dressing Wound Care System, billing it as a  proactive solution for an impending surge of pressure injuries related to COVID-19 mitigation. Miracle Dressing is a patented, Class 1 medical device used along with an agglutinant with marine extracts to prevent pressure sore development and promote healing of Stage…
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