October 14-18, 2017
2017 AHCA/NCAL 68TH Annual Convention
Mandalay Bay Resort
Las Vegas, Nevada
Booth #954

TekTone® is exhibiting this week at the American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living Annual Convention and Trade Show at Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas. In the 68th year of this event, visitors from all over the country will visit to learn about services and products available in the long-term and acute care markets.

TekTone representatives are on-site to talk about what solutions the Tek-CARE® platform can offer your facility. The Tek-CARE platform provides hardwired & wireless nurse call, wander management and integration capabilities with third party systems. Stop by and visit us at booth number 954!

 

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TekTone is proud to sponsor Operation 9-1-1’s Charity Golf Classic October 7th & 8th, 2017.  The proceeds from the tournament will benefit the Macon County Sheriff’s Department in assisting the ongoing drug problem in Macon and surrounding counties. The proceeds will go towards purchasing two new drug K-9’s, outdoor training equipment and outfitting a patrol vehicle for the new K-9’s.

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TekTone® will be exhibiting at the Maine Health Care Association Fall Care Conference & Expo in Rockport, ME October 3 -5, 2017. Information about TekTone products will be available directly from TekTone representatives.

TekTone provides healthcare communication solutions to facilities across Maine and the Northeast. With the Tek-CARE® platform, facilities are able to integrate all of their communication systems on one system, providing a more efficient and simple way to view and respond to calls.

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October 3-5, 2017
Maine Health Care Association Fall Health Care Conference & Expo
Samoset Resort
Rockport, ME
Booth 76 Upper level

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September 19-21, 2017 | LeadingAge Missouri | Chase Park Plaza Hotel | St. Louis, MO  Booth #203

TekTone will be exhibiting at LeadingAge Missouri 2017 at the Chase Park Plaza Hotel in St. Louis, MO September 19 – 21, 2017.

TekTone Elite Partners provide parts and service for healthcare facilities throughout Missouri. We are excited to talk about what solutions TekTone can provide for your facility.

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September 18-20, 2017
NCALTCF 56th Annual Convention and Trade Show
Koury Convention Center Greensboro, NC
Booth #402

TekTone will be exhibiting at the the North Carolina Association Long Term Care Facility’s (NCALTCF) 56th Annual Convention and Trade Show at the Koury Convention Center in Greensboro, NC September 18 – 20, 2017. NCALTCF works with with long terms care facilities throughout the state to help improve the care that they provide residents.

The conference comes on the heels of National Assisted Living week, where assisted living facilities and other long-term care providers are honored for the services they offer. TekTone is proud to provide solutions for long-term care facilities around the world, especially in our home state of North Carolina. With the Tek-CARE® platform, long-term care facilities can integrate nurse call systems, security, fire alarm, wander management and notification systems to prioritize efficiency and ensure the safety of residents.

 

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TekTone is proud to provide solutions for assisted living facilities around the world.

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September 13-15, 2017
LeadingAge Ohio
Hilton Columbus at Easton
Columbus, OH
Booth #39

TekTone ® will be exhibiting at LeadingAge Ohio September 13-15, 2017 at the Hilton Columbus at Easton in Columbus, OH. This year’s theme centers around the Power of Purpose; tapping your inner potential as a healthcare provider and is to find the determination to provide the best care possible.

The Tek-CARE® platform offers integrated nurse call solutions for every type of healthcare facilities. From wireless and hardwired nurse call to wander management, let us find a complete solution that works for you. Stop by and see us!

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TekTone® will be exhibiting at the Virginia Health Care Association-Virginia Center for Assisted Living 2017 Convention and Trade Show on September 12, 2017. It is the largest long-term care show in Virginia.

Long-term care facilities present a unique and flexible form of care. Call system requirements for these facilities can vary, and with a combination of Tek-CARE® wireless and hardwired nurse call systems, long term care facilities can have all of the flexibility they need. the Tek-CARE500 wireless system provides easy-to-use, wearable pendants for residents to access when needed. The Tek-CARE120 provides the small, discreet NC415 master station that is easily accessible for nurses and other staff and with the Tek-ALERT® Integration Manager, these systems can be seamlessly integrated.

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September 12, 2017
2017 VHCA-VCAL Annual Trade Show
The Greater Richmond Convention Center
Richmond, VA
Booth # 29

 

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What exactly is a nurse call system? Where did it come from? Who regulates nurse call systems? Check out A Brief History of Nurse Call for quick answers to those questions.

To find the origins of the nurse call system, travel back to the Victorian era when medicine and healthcare were in the midst of reformation.

The earliest version of an alerting system for nursing care was adapted from the bell systems for servants in affluent homes. Florence Nightingale, at the forefront of modern nursing techniques, took notice of the system and applied it to her caring environment. She later remarked during her discussion of hospital requirements that, “Without a system of this kind, a nurse is converted to a pair of legs.” Over time, this system evolved into hand bells that patients would ring at their bed side, leading to the term “call bell system” that is still used today.

From its humble beginnings, the nurse call system has developed into a vital component of for healthcare facilities around the world. Most modern care facilities are in some way required to provide and maintain a nurse or emergency call system for residents and staff alike. Nurses are the keystone of healthcare facilities, and the nurse call system allows them to provide the greatest care to patients.

For over 40 years, TekTone has been a manufacturer of nurse call systems ranging from hardwired to wireless, low-voltage to IP-based and integration platforms for streamlined notifications. The nurse call system has developed side-by-side with the healthcare industry and technological innovations, and we have maintained a spot in the leading group of nurse call innovators.

More information about the evolution of nurse call systems can be found here.

 

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