»PointClickCare is the newest partner in NIC Actual Rates Software, provided by the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care. The collaboration will supplement data and provide new analytic tools to inform decision making in the senior housing sector, the groups announced at NIC’s annual fall meeting.

»Safety firm Nortek Security & Control has introduced Numera Libris® 2, a new generation of its mobile personal emergency response system and fall-detection solution. The 4G/LTE-supported Numera Libris 2 includes voice-recognition capabilities, a new microphone and speaker and enhanced commands, including LIBRIS® Help, power off and volume controls.

»Resident engagement provider Touchtown has partnered with real estate mapping company Engrain to create an advanced sales tool. SightMap integrates with Touchtown’s Census Builder app to present a virtual representation that guides prospects through a comprehensive tour of amenities, events and floor plans.

»ImagineMIC™ launched a Biosensor Telemetry Patch that can be easily placed on a resident’s chest to monitor real-time heart rate, respiratory rate, two-lead ECG, skin temperature and orientation. Clinical staff at the company’s Monitoring Intervention Center assist providers by reviewing data from the FDA-approved device 24 hours a day. 

»HealthcareSource issued new emergency preparation recommendations for senior living and healthcare facilities that focus on hiring and training strategies. Included are: Adding emergency response skills to all job descriptions, requiring cybersecurity skills for administrative positions, and integrating readiness skills into behavioral assessments and structured interviews.

»CUBEX LLC’s MedBank Solutions added a two-way alert for the verification of controlled substances dispensed from automated cabinets. RxVerify gives the pharmacy enhanced control over controlled substance access by combining a facility’s touch-button request with email or text validation.