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09/18/2014
Caremerge has announced that the company has been nominated for the 2014 People's Choice Award by Chicago Innovation.
09/15/2014
Bild & Company announced the hiring of two seasoned executives for its Training and Marketing divisions. Dee Bailey will work as a Census and Sales Strategist to help healthcare providers strengthen their sales culture and improve occupancy by training and coaching the Bild Sales Systems.
09/12/2014
Health Care REIT announced that, based on acquisitions closed thus far in the third quarter and potential acquisitions for which HCN has signed a letter of intent or other customary preliminary documentation, HCN anticipates acquiring approximately $1.7 billion of properties in the second half of 2014.
09/11/2014
In gratitude and appreciation for their service to our country, an upcoming car show and BBQ will help support an Honor Flight for about 20 Kansas City veterans to Washington D.C. for Veteran’s Day. The veterans are residents at Brookdale senior living communities in the metro area and the company is hoping they will be flown to the nation’s capital November 11 as part of the Honor Flight Network.
09/09/2014
Tutera Senior Living & Health Care announces a $7.5 million expansion and renovation of Stratford Commons, Johnson County’s premier memory care community for seniors. The 34,000 square-foot expansion includes 38 new private suites, four couples suites, a rehabilitation gym and new dining venue, among other amenities.
09/08/2014
Heffernan Insurance Brokers, one of the largest full-service, independent insurance brokerage firms in the United States, has been recognized as a winner of the 2014 Healthiest Employers, an awards program presented by the San Francisco Business Times and the Silicon Valley Business Journal. Heffernan ranked #2 on the list, moving up from #4 the prior year.
09/04/2014
Vi has been named a Gold LearningElite organization for 2014 by Chief Learning Officer magazine. Singled out for creating and implementing exemplary workforce development practices that deliver measurable business value, Vi ranked No. 19 from a record-breaking field of more than 200 companies participating in the prestigious annual benchmarking program.
09/02/2014
Brookdale Senior Living and HCP announced the companies have closed on their previously announced series of deals, which included the $1.2 billion formation of a joint venture to own and operate continuing care retirement communities.
08/27/2014
Health Care REIT announced today that Sergio Rivera has been appointed to its Board of Directors. Mr. Rivera currently serves as President of The Americas for Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, and Chief Executive Officer of Starwood Vacation Ownership, a wholly owned subsidiary of Starwood Hotels & Resorts.
08/25/2014
McKesson Medical-Surgical and OnShift announced an agreement to bring labor management solutions for cost control, greater efficiencies and improved quality to long-term care providers. OnShift’s SaaS and mobile-based staff scheduling and labor management software allows providers to predict overtime, staff their communities based on resident census and acuity, and gain enterprise-wide visibility into staffing.
08/25/2014
Briggs Healthcare, the leader in healthcare documentation and regulatory services, is happy to announce a partnership with ecfirst, home of the HIPAA Academy™, which specializes in providing HIPAA compliance consulting services, training and certification, resource tools and much more!
08/25/2014
Congratulations to the residents and staff of Emeritus of Vinings in Atlanta, GA, a Brookdale senior living community, who will get 100 live lobsters flown in from Maine with all the fixings for a good old-fashioned “Lobstah” Bake courtesy of Life Care Funding, a firm that converts life insurance policies into long-term health-care funds.
08/21/2014
More than three-dozen professional caregivers at assisted living communities, in-home care agencies, Alzheimer's care facilities, adult day centers, and nursing homes were nominated for the Caring Champions distinction by their clients, co-workers, and employers. Caring.com visitors cast nearly 4,400 social media votes for their favorite nomination stories, and a panel of judges chose the following top-ten caregivers to receive cash bonuses from Caring.com.
08/18/2014
Skilled Healthcare Group announced it has signed a definitive agreement to combine with Genesis HealthCare, one of the nation's largest providers of post acute care services, based in Kennett Square, PA.
08/14/2014
Health Care REIT today announced that it has completed the acquisition of 11 premium-quality seniors housing communities for £153 million from Gracewell Healthcare. Sunrise Senior Living, the management company in which HCN owns a 24% interest, will separately purchase Gracewell’s management company and manage the Portfolio going forward.
08/13/2014
Health Care REIT announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the outstanding units of HealthLease Properties Real Estate Investment Trust for CAD$14.20 per unit on a fully diluted basis in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately USD$950 million, including debt assumption.
08/06/2014
Health Care REIT announced several executive promotions, title changes and expansions of roles, effective July 31, 2014. This announcement results from the previously announced creation of HCN’s Management Committee, which, along with CEO Tom DeRosa, provides leadership in the organization and in the marketplace and positions the company to deliver on its commitments to growth and excellence.
08/05/2014
NorthStar Realty Finance and Griffin-American Healthcare REIT II announced that the Boards of Directors of both companies have unanimously approved a definitive merger agreement under which NorthStar Realty will acquire all of the outstanding shares of Griffin-American in a stock and cash transaction valued at $4 billion, including approximately $600 million of debt.
08/04/2014
National Health Investors announced its Normalized Adjusted Funds From Operations, its Normalized Funds From Operations, its Normalized Funds Available for Distribution and net income attributable to common stockholders for the three and six months ended June 30, 2014.
08/01/2014
The company earned record-high quarterly normalized FFO and FAD per share of $1.06 and $0.94, respectively, representing 14% and 15% increases from the second quarter of 2013.