Ziegler Advises Central Logic on its Recapitalization by Rubicon Technology Partners

Ziegler, a national boutique investment bank and LeadingAge Gold Partner with CAST Focus, is pleased to announce its role in advising Central Logic on its recapitalization by Rubicon Technology Partners.
 
Central Logic, a healthcare industry innovator in patient orchestration and tools to accelerate access to care, has secured a strategic majority investment from Rubicon Technology Partners (Rubicon), a leading private equity firm based in Boulder, CO.
 
Central Logic’s flexible, SaaS-based solution helps healthcare providers improve patient outcomes and make their organizations more effective by providing superior real-time visibility and unmatched business intelligence to optimize the operations of health system access centers. The company’s solutions are critical to health systems as they seek to drive greater cohesion, patient engagement, and resource optimization, particularly in light of COVID-19. PRWeb reported the news.

K4Connect Partners with Amazon to Distribute 8,000 Echo Dots

K4Connect, a LeadingAge Silver Partner with CAST Focus, and Amazon are partnering to distribute more than 8,000 Echo Dots to more than 40 West Coast independent and assisted living communities affected by COVID-19. McKnight's Senior Living and WRAL TechWire reported the news.
 
The voice-tech devices came from a $5 million Amazon device donations program created in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
 
The Echo Dots will integrate with K4Community, which provides “smart” products and features for residents and staff of senior living communities. Residents will have access to Amazon Alexa, plus content preloaded to the K4 online dashboard. This content can include their community’s activity calendar, menus, and community announcements. Residents also can use the device to call their families or their community’s front desk.
 
The devices will go to more than 40 independent and assisted living communities in West Coast regions highly affected by COVID-19. These include Eskaton, MBK Senior Living, and Front Porch in California, as well as Era Living, Horizon House and Bayview in Washington.

Yardi Sponsors 2020 Changemakers Class with Senior Housing News

LeadingAge CAST Supporter Yardi is sponsoring the 2020 Changemakers interview series presented by Senior Housing News. This year, the series returns with a focus on transformative leadership during a period of unprecedented challenges.
 
Each Changemaker is an executive who took early steps to mitigate coronavirus risk. The series honors their proactive approaches, along with other innovative accomplishments. This year's leadership group so far includes Mary Leary of Mather, Dwayne Clark of Aegis Living, and Michael Schonbrun of Balfour Senior Care.
 
Visit Senior Housing News Changemakers to read the interviews. The news appeared in OAonline.

GrandPad® Introduces Connected Device Capabilities to Support Telehealth and Virtual Care

CAST Business Associate GrandPad, creator of the first purpose-built tablet for people over 75, has added connected device capabilities to its mobile device and telehealth platform to support virtual care and remote monitoring for healthcare providers. The expanded capabilities come at a time when an increasing number of home health agencies and other healthcare companies are turning to GrandPad to facilitate video visits during COVID-19 restrictions that prohibit in-person care.

According to Scott Lien, co-founder and CEO of GrandPad, the company is now offering a variety of Connected Care solutions to commercial customers, including Daily Connect, a remote care solution that integrates with the purpose-built GrandPad tablet to deliver well-being data to remote caregivers. GrandPad Daily Connect is designed to detect abnormalities in the physical, cognitive, and emotional well-being of older adults, and to wirelessly transmit data and insights to caregivers to determine if interventions are needed when values are outside the normal range for the older adult.

PRWeb shared the news.