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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
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.
08/25/2014
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.
08/21/2014
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.
07/31/2014
Brookdale Senior Living Inc. and Emeritus Corporation today announced the completion of their merger to create the first national senior living solutions company. The merger transforms Brookdale into the only national full-spectrum senior living solutions company, with over 1,100 communities in 46 states, covering 80% of the U.S. population.
07/29/2014
Health Care REIT announced that it has closed an approximate $3.23 billion unsecured credit facility consisting of a $2.5 billion revolver, a $500 million term loan and a CAD 250 million ($232.9 million at exchange rates as of July 18, 2014) term loan. The facility replaces the company’s existing credit facilities of approximately $2.98 billion
07/29/2014
Brookdale Senior Living Inc. has purchased the building where it operates the senior-living community Heritage Club of Denver for $20 million.
07/28/2014
Members from all 9 Senior Living Communities' properties were featured on USA Today and the Today Show for their 18-Month Pop Culture Calendar.
07/24/2014
Dr. Patrick Doyle has joined Brightview Senior Living as Director of Memory Care Services at Brightview’s Home Office in Baltimore, Maryland.
07/22/2014
Ventas, Inc. said today it has appointed Edmund M. Brady III to the position of Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, effective immediately. In his new position, he will be a member of Ventas’s senior leadership team and will report to Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Debra A. Cafaro.
07/21/2014
MatrixCare® has licensed the Johns Hopkins Fall Risk Assessment Tool aimed at preventing falls. MatrixCare's two signature clinical decision support products - Clinical Coach™ and Clinical Guardian™ will now feature this assessment checklist.
07/17/2014
Bild & Company is launching a new look, logo and messaging to better reflect its integrated healthcare solutions and the vision of the company. Bild’s Chief Branding Officer, Jennifer Ruyle and her team wanted to create a new vibrant image with messaging that projects Bild’s best in class offerings as one seamless suite of services.