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Product Showcase

July 1, 2008
by Richard L. Peck, Editor-in-Chief
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Dear Reader:

Welcome to Long-Term Living's Product Showcase.

Useful and innovative products are regularly being made available to professionals in long-term care, and this special segment of the 2008 BUYERS GUIDE gives you a simple and attractive guide to some of the best.

Use one of the reader service cards in this publication to request information on products that can make you and your fellow caregivers more efficient, your residents more comfortable, and your facility safer and more attractive.

Thank you for reading Long-Term Living. Please feel free to contact me if you have any suggestions or comments about the publication.

Cordially,

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EMR Touch-Screen


HealthMEDX, Inc., introduces Touch Screen with efficient and intuitive point of care. The CareMEDX product suite now integrates a touch-screen that offers step-by-step guidance. It captures recurring processes including scheduling, care plan intervention, and CNA documentation. Benefits include: Find and select a resident by touch, minimal training of five minutes or less, and flexible point-of-care options. CareMEDX features a clinical electronic medical record, census management, financial, analytics, dashboard, workflow, and portal.

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Odor Eliminating Spray



Hospital formula Sani-Zone™ Maximum Strength Odor Eliminator stands up to offensive odors with just a spray or two, lasting for hours. The mild, clean fragrance targets odors particularly associated with decaying organic matter such as necrotic tissue, urine, feces, and garbage. Also great for cars, cat boxes, or anywhere there are unpleasant odors, the 1 oz. or 2 oz. bottles slip into pockets, purses, or glove boxes for easy and discrete use. Sani-Zone also comes in 8 oz. spray bottles.

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Battery-Operated Scale



SCALE-TRONIX introduces the Models 6202 and 6202D Stow-a-Weigh Scales that mount snug against the wall, protruding a mere 4" when not in use. They are designed for stand-on weighing, wheelchair patients, and will even accommodate patients on stretchers. They are particularly well-suited for high-traffic areas or where floor space is limited. These battery-operated digital scales automatically turn on and zero when the platform is lowered. Shut-off is automatic. With weighing platforms a mere 1½″ high, patient access is easy and convenient.

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Digital Label Presses



EzProducts International, Inc., has developed the manual digital EzPress™ and the automatic digital PopUpPress™ for applying labels to uniforms and residents' personal clothing in eight seconds. The EzPress is a manual press and the operator must lift the handle when the buzzer sounds. The PopUpPress is automatic and the handle and hot plate automatically pop up when the application cycle is complete.

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Performance Management Software



LINTECH's COMET Business Intelligence (BI) Dashboard allows users to monitor, analyze, and manage performance at the business, facility, and enterprise levels. It gauges the organization's performance in all clinical and business areas through quantification of processes and outcomes using key performance indicators. Designed as an open system, the COMET BI Dashboard also allows integration of data from non-COMET systems. The application provides managers with up-to-date operational, financial, and clinical performance information, enabling them to compare these performances to benchmarks.

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Color-Coded Monthly Pillbox



The MedCenter System features a monthly stocking design, with 31 individual pill containers having four compartments available for morning, noon, evening, and nighttime dosages. The system itself is a visual cue. It is large enough to be noticed by the user, but not so large as to clutter a countertop or bureau. Each dated pillbox has red and green color coding—green indicates pills are to be taken, and once emptied, the pillbox is turned upside down with the red end showing. This allows users and caregivers to verify compliance at a glance.

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Standing Lift



SureHands® Active stand-assist lift is designed for users who can stand but have difficulty getting up and down from a seated position. Clothing can be easily removed as the sling supporting the back and upper body lifts the user into a semi-standing position. There is an adjustable knee pad with a leg support that keeps the body in balance during lifting and moving. The lift has a short, width-adjustable base making it easily maneuverable in small rooms.

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