Tryko Partners LLC has bought two former ManorCare facilities totaling 254 beds in Maryland, the company announced.
The Zephyr Endobronchial Valve has been given market approval by the Food and Drug Administration.
3M Commercial Solutions Division has received the Supplier Legacy Award from Premier Inc.
The National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists has chosen Virtual Inc. as its new management service and support team.
Eskaton has received the Innovation/Best Practices and Grassroots Advocate awards from LeadingAge California.
Pleasant Hill Healthcare nursing facility in Girard, IL, will close Sept. 1, according to local reports.
Client Care Equipment in Boise, ID, is now an authorized distributor of the LiftUp Raizer®, the company announced.
Shepard Medical Products has upgraded its CareMates Nitrile Medical Examination Gloves, the company said.
Cordant Health Solutions, which provides monitoring tools for behavioral health, chronic pain and workers' compensation organization, has selected Xybion Corporation Workers' Comp Cloud.
Ziegler and Link•Age Ventures announced the inaugural Ziegler Link·Age Fund Symposium, to be held Wednesday, July 25 in Chicago.
Maytag® Commercial Laundry is introducing the Maytag® Multi-Load Washer, designed to handle large, heavy loads of laundry.
Change Healthcare today unveiled a new technology that helps providers reduce one of the leading causes of claim denials.
Two doses of Eli Lilly's dulaglutide (4.5 mg and 3.0 mg), as well as Trulicity® (dulaglutide) 1.5 mg, provided significantly better blood sugar control with weight benefits for those with type two diabetes, a new study finds.
EssentialLTC is expanding its long-term care insurance options, the company said.
Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare is preparing to launch a new website this summer, the company said.
Connace, a Boston-based healthcare company, has debuted its Integrated Patient Engagement solution drive by predictive analytics.
Relias has released "A Day in the Life of Henry: A Dementia Experience" to anyone free of charge, the company announced last week.
PruittHealth has selected MatrixCare for its EHR platform.
Senior living consulting firm Senior Source Consulting Group in Florida announced its expansion.
HappyCo made its Happy Insights business intelligence product available last week, the company said.
SunTrust recently announced a nationwide expansion of its Aging Services/Senior Living Industry Practice Group.
Medline recently announced the acquisition of Dufort et Lavigne Ltée, a medical supplies distributor.
AbbVie GK, Eisai Co. and EA Pharma Co. have debuted the HUMIRA Pen, an auto-injector pen meant to help simplify self-injection.
Integra Seating announced during NeoCon that it is adding to its Coffee House Collection and Kallise Lounge Collection.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services recently announced that Medicare will now support the simultaneous use of smartphone applications with continuous glucose monitors.
Arjo is launching its own dedicated long-term care division.
Bulk TV & Internet is merging with another player in the field.
A company that helps elders to locate long-term care options in their community is targeting rapid growth, with plans to hit 100 locations by the year's end.
A sizeable staffing agency and provider of skilled nursing care is teaming with a Fortune 500 company, aiming to better arm nurses with crucial information.
A sizeable provider of long-term, post-acute care services has selected MatrixCare as its new electronic health record platform vendor.
Vigil has announced the availability of new shoes designed to help residents from becoming lost.
Drive DeVilbiss announced two new adjustable beds to its product offerings.
The National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care is teaming up with a data analytics vendor, aiming to help the skilled-nursing field to measure itself up against the competition.
There is a new forum for wound care nurses who are looking for help from their peers.
An East Coast investment bank is delivering a big boost to one continuing care retirement community renovating and reconfiguring its campus.
One of the country's largest long-term care pharmacy companies just got a little bigger, following its first foray into Wisconsin.
A Los Angeles-based manufacturer of respiratory devices for skilled nursing providers is under new ownership.
A provider of home-based healthcare services has found a technology partner, hoping to give skilled nursing and other providers a window into their patients' lives following discharge.
Abbott has announced the availability of a new diabetes testing system, which can give providers results in just minutes.
Therapedic has announced the availability of a new line of power lift reclining chairs.
A fast-growing company, which provides specialized ride-sharing services to elders, just entered three new markets, with 10 more on the horizon.
Greystone real estate lending and advisory company is offering skilled care providers the chance to sell and lease back their facilities as a way to access capital and focus on strengthening their operations.
A Midwestern lender has helped secure what it says is one of the largest loans in the history of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
VoiceFriend LLC has announced that its notification solution is now Amazon Alexa-enabled, which will allow skilled nursing and senior living communities using VoiceFriend to communicate more effectively with their residents, families and staff through any Alexa-enabled device.
GrandPad, a tablet designed specifically for seniors, is partnering with one wireless carrier, looking to boost distribution of the device.
A Colorado communications vendor is rolling out its first conference later this year and is filling out the agenda with some notable names from the long-term care space.
Illinois-based distributor Arjo has announced a new way to help ease the pain of those suffering from dementia.
Bcozzy is targeting seniors and eldercare providers with its line of specially designed neck pillows.
A group of former Hasbro employees have acquired the toymaker's first foray into elder-focused products, and they're launching their own company to build upon the brand.
A Chicago-based investment bank has helped broker an affiliation agreement, allowing a senior care provider to assume management and oversight of another facility in New Jersey.
A Minneapolis-based consulting firm, which deals with both long-term care and senior living, is expanding its services while livening up its brand.
A Durham, NC-based pharmacy automation technology company is partnering with the association that represents long-term care pharmacists, lending it heft to further its advocacy agenda.
A Pittsburgh-based vendor is offering free access to its nursing home benchmarking engine for the next few months.
Patcraft flooring company has announced a new product that it says is inspired by nature.
Ivyland, PA-based Medi-Dose has announced a new line of labels to help nursing homes avoid catastrophic injuries or death.
Maryland skilled nursing facilities are partnering with a vendor to try and pare back pesky readmissions.
Stratus Interoperable announced recently that it has signed a five-year deal with the New Jewish Home to deliver the vendor's StratusLink tool for managing data and business intelligence.
SmartLinx, a vendor that deals in workforce management solutions, just announced the unveiling of its new website as part of a freshening of its brand.
Baltimore-based Capital Funding Group has given a big assist to one Connecticut-based provider, in the form of a $21.6 million loan.
If you're having a hard time scheduling just the right amount, and mix, of caregivers during each shift, one vendor thinks that artificial intelligence could be a solution.
Boston-based HealthcareSource has added two new features to its product, aiming to make it easier for long-term care leaders to acquire and manage talent.
Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare has announced a new line of sports-themed tips for the bottoms of canes and crutches.
Beds can be a breeding ground for germs, but one product maker is aiming to make that a fact of the past.
With an eye toward decreasing turnover, a prominent nursing directors group just released a new document that helps spell out the specifics of becoming a DON.
Sodexo — a Fortune 500 company that provides culinary, housekeeping and other quality-of-life services — is partnering with senior care facilities across the country to address some of their common pain points.
A Chicago-based real estate firm recently helped broker the sale of two senior care facilities in Stamford, NY.
Liberty Commons Rehabilitation and Skilled Care Center recently became the first to roll out an innovative pharmacy solution in the Bay State.
PreCheck, a Houston-based firm that assists long-term care facilities and other providers with employee background checks, just received accreditation for its services.
TekTone hopes to make nurse communication easier and more affordable with one of its latest products.
MedHab has announced the availability of a new wearable device that helps families and caregivers detect falls.
The group representing Pennsylvania long-term care providers is teaming up with a private charity as a way to help recognize its members' caregivers for exceptional patient care.
McKesson recently announced its intent to purchase Medical Specialties Distributors, which provides supply chain, biomedical and technology services to the long-term care field.
Two tech providers have come together to further spread the telehealth bug to nursing homes and elsewhere.
The American Society of Consultant Pharmacists is celebrating "Older Americans Month," which kicked off Tuesday, by offering an array of new tools.
By remotely monitoring patients at their own residences, a home health agency helped insurers to reduce skilled nursing visits by 60% in just six months.
A Pennsylvania nursing home says it is the first to announce a unique new lung treatment program, with the help of the vendor community.
Getting dressed can be a daily struggle for residents suffering from dementia. But a new product prototype aims to ease worries and bolster independence for such individuals.
Etymotic's "BEAN" Personal Sound Amplifier offers nursing home residents a less costly alternative to hearing aids.
A Long Island nursing home is partnering with a Seattle startup to use gardening as therapy for its residents.
A public health and safety organization is partnering with a consulting firm to offer long-term care facilities expert advice in avoiding Legionnaires' disease outbreaks.
A New Jersey materials management company is helping long-term care facilities in New York toss out unwanted medications.
Prime Care Technologies has chosen a Minnesota consulting firm for expertise, as it looks to roll out a new case management and reimbursement app.
STANLEY Healthcare has just announced a new partnership, which it hopes will help to make entryways at long-term care and senior living facilities safer.
A Cerritos, CA, company wants to help the aging services industry to better assesses the body composition of its residents.
TCGRx has announced the availability of its new SmartCardRx system, which aims to simplify medication management.
Bethesda, MD-based MidCap Financial has just inked a sizable loan with the nation's largest skilled nursing operator.
A trade group representing Maryland long-term care facilities is partnering up with a vendor as part of a turnover-reduction effort.
Consumer Advocate has announced its top medical alert systems.
A consulting firm that helps healthcare providers manage and predict risk is tapping into long-term care.
Three firms announced they will merge to form one of the nation's largest home care companies.
The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine just rolled out a slew of new educational tools for pros in the field.
SR Instruments in Tonawanda, NY, has unveiled a new scale that can be used by long-term care facilities.
A new technology solution hopes to help long-term care professionals avoid potential lawsuits, long before a wound even heals.
Netsmart, a post-acute technology provider, just announced plans to broaden its reach into home and hospice care.
Nasco, a provider of healthcare and education training products, has released its latest collection of goodies for long-term care pros.
Switching up its energy use could help one senior care provider to save a cool quarter million each year, according to an announcement.
A $6 million loan will help a Pasadena, CA-based skilled nursing facility out, post litigation.
StoneGate Senior Living is strengthening its portfolio, with the addition of eight facilities in the Sooner State.
Commercial flooring expert Patcraft has announced the availability of its latest luxury vinyl tile product, called "Crossover."
Commercial flooring expert Patcraft has announced the availability of its latest luxury vinyl tile product, called "Crossover."