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  1. LightStrike Germ-Zapping Robots Help Skilled Nursing Facility Dramatically Reduce Infection Rates
    5/15/2017

    Infection rates at nursing homes nationwide are on the rise. The Jewish Home and Care Center (Jewish Home) set out to enhance the safety of its residents and employees by deploying a LightStrike pulsed xenon ultraviolet (PX-UV) light robot to combat dangerous microorganisms and reduce the risk of Clostridium difficile (C.diff) infections, as well as many other health risks such as Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and pneumonia that are common in healthcare environments

  2. Healthcare Leaders Present New Evidence Pointing To Continuous Monitoring Becoming Standard Of Care For General Care Patients
    5/12/2017

    Two leading physicians presented today new evidence supporting continuous monitoring of general care patients, at the 13th International Conference on Rapid Response Systems and Medical Emergency Teams (ISRRS) held at the Hyatt Regency Chicago

  3. As US Demand For Homecare Rises, Industry Races To Meet Seniors' Specialized Care Needs
    5/11/2017

    Home care startup Honor and The American Heart Association (AHA) today announced a first-of-its-kind agreement to bring the AHA's latest heart disease and stroke research out of the lab and apply it directly in the home

  4. Growing Post-Acute Care Organization Partners With GuideIT To Help Redefine IT Environment
    5/9/2017

    GuideIT, a market leader in redefining the delivery of information technology, today announced it has signed a partnership agreement with Senior Care Centers, a post-acute health and rehabilitation organization with more than 100 locations spanning across Texas and Louisiana that provide skilled nursing, assisted living and memory care services

  5. 25 Specialty Nursing Organizations Join With The Hospice And Palliative Nurses Association For A Palliative Nursing Summit May 12 In Washington DC
    5/8/2017

    The Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association (HPNA) is convening a Palliative Nursing Summit on May 12, 2017 in Washington D.C., hosted by the George Washington University School of Nursing

  6. Surescripts Real-Time Medication History Service Now Available In Long-Term And Post-Acute Care Settings
    5/4/2017

    Surescripts, the nation’s leading health information network, has expanded its real-time Medication History for Reconciliation (MHR) service to long-term and post-acute care (LTPAC) facilities, and is now serving users of SigmaCare and Homecare Homebase

  7. Five Star Senior Living Announces Renovation To Memory Care Neighborhood At The Forum At Memorial Woods
    5/2/2017

    Five Star Senior Living, one of the nation’s leading senior living and healthcare services providers, recently announced the completion of the Bridge to Rediscovery (BTR) expansion project at The Forum at Memorial Woods in Houston, TX

  8. Kline Galland Launches Senior Care Resource Line Helping Families Navigate Care
    5/1/2017

    Seattle-based senior care organization Kline Galland recently launched its new dedicated senior care resource phone line, (206) 723-INFO (4636)

  9. Omnicell Announces Launch Of XT Cabinets For AcuDose-Rx Customers
    5/1/2017

    Omnicell, Inc. (NASDAQ: OMCL), a leading provider of medication and supply management solutions and adherence tools for healthcare systems and pharmacies, is pleased to announce that customers using its AcuDose-Rx® Automated Dispensing Cabinets are now able to upgrade to the XT Series, Omnicell's most innovative cabinet, while continuing to use their installed software

  10. Research Shows 'Baby Boomer' Disdain For Massachusetts Nursing Homes
    4/25/2017

    A new survey of 250 Massachusetts 'baby boomers' shows overwhelming anxiety about nursing homes with 90% of those surveyed fearing a move into a nursing home