The Exergen TemporalScanner TAT-2000 is a noninvasive thermometer used in long-term care facilities that is gentle enough for use with sleeping or agitated residents. No resident compliance is required and there is no need to remove hearing aids. The TAT-2000 easily reads temperatures in two seconds by scanning the forehead over the temporal artery.
For more information, call (800) 422-3006 or visit www.exergen.com/medical/TAT/2000.htm.
Care Plan Program
With one click, a detailed Care Area Assessment (CAA) is ready in 10 seconds. Receive a personalized, accurate Care Plan that is completely consistent with the full Electronic Health Record. Breeze through zero-deficiency surveys, experience verifiable RUGs increases, and save time. This program integrates with Galaxy’s powerful, advanced and enterprise-capable Billing and Financial systems.
For more information, call (877) 888-GLXY or visit MDS4free.com.
InPro Corporation has expanded its collection of signage styles to provide architects, interior designers and facility managers with options to fit any décor. Each collection features multiple sign types that share a common design element to easily coordinate the entire facility with ADA-compliant identification, informational, directional, directory and regulatory signage.
A dozen collections are available (Shown: Sydney) with numerous material and printing options, including one-piece photopolymer, rigid vinyl, engraved plastic, digital graphics, and solid surface.
For more information, call (877) 780-0034 or visit www.inprocorp.com/collections.
Cintas Corporation now offers EcoGeneration by Cintas® scrubs. This new apparel line is made with REPREVE® fibers that are made of 100 percent recycled materials. EcoGeneration scrubs are comfortable and an environmentally preferable alternative to traditional scrubs. The line features moisture-wicking properties as well as Cintas® ComfortFLEX mechanical stretch for easy movement. EcoGeneration scrubs are machine washable and are also available in special petite, tall and women’s sizes.
For more information, call (800) 246-8271 or visit www.cintashealthcare.com.
RECUMBENT CROSS TRAINER
NuStep, Inc., designs and manufactures three recumbent cross trainer models. Developed by exercise physiologists and ergonomic specialists, the NuStep T4, T5 and T5XR Recumbent Cross Trainers offer a safe, adaptive and effective full-body workout and make exercise possible for users of virtually any fitness level or health condition. NuStep’s products are used in wellness and rehabilitation centers across the country, including The Mayo Clinic, the Cleveland Clinic and the Duke Center for Living.
For more information, call (800) 322-2209 or visit www.nustep.com
PDI’s new Sani-Hands® Bedside Pack helps bridge a gap in infection prevention. Readily available to bedbound and at-risk patients, these wipes provide an accessible option to help reduce transmission of pathogenic microorganisms.
The Sani-Hands Bedside Pack contains 20 wipes in a resealable package. Use throughout the day including before meals and after using the bathroom.
For more information, visit www.pdipdi.com.
MEDICATION DELIVERY SYSTEM
Medication errors are a leading threat to resident safety in the LTC setting. By industrializing the medication delivery process, Remedi SeniorCare® provides safety and accuracy with the Paxit® Med Pass Solution. Prepared and tracked at the pill level for each resident, medications undergo a six-point verification process with doses individually packed and bar-coded. Facilities can save up to 15% on medication costs and nurses can save an average of 25 minutes off their med passes.
For more information, call (866) 298-1078 or visit www.remedirx.com.
Long-Term Living 2011 September;60(9):12-14