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April 24, 2017 - Crest Announces Expanded Ascom Relationship

DASSEL, Minn., April 24, 2017.   Crest Healthcare Supply is pleased to announce an expansion of its relationship with Ascom, a global healthcare Information and Communication Technology (ICT) provider and its market-leading Ascom Telligence Nurse Call System. 

The Ascom Telligence Nurse Call system is now supported by the Elite Digital™ pillow speaker from Crest. The Elite Digital pillow speaker is UL listed, FDA registered and features Crest proprietary AutoSense™ technology, which automatically detects and connects to any healthcare-grade TV and eliminates the need to program the device.


The Elite Digital pillow speaker has superior sound quality, is easy to repair, meets infection control standards and is configured to a facility’s specific requirements.


Information on upgrading to Crest Elite Digital pillow speakers is available from Ascom distributors and Crest Healthcare Supply.




April 5, 2017 - Elite Pillow Speaker Certification


DASSEL,
Minn., April 5, 2017 — Crest Healthcare Supply announced today that they have received Samsung’s Pillow Speaker Certification on the Elite Digital™ and Elite Infrared™ Pillow Speakers. The Elite Pillow Speakers are certified for Samsung Smart TVs, which are also available through Crest.

To meet the rigorous demands of the health care environment, Crest’s Elite pillow speakers feature a sleek and ergonomic case design for ease of use and fit to the hand, raised tactile buttons for call placement assurance, infection control features, and water resistance for easy cleaning.  Crest pillow speakers have always been known for their robust strain relief, reparability, sturdy case and superior sound quality, as well as the wide range of plug styles and optional features. Crest is the only source for the patented Infrared Pillow Speaker that combines TV, DVD, VCR and Set Top Box control with nurse call functionality. 

Crest continues to offer the latest in cost effective bedside entertainment and communication technology to meet patient and facility needs as well as the requirements of nurse call and patient interactive network systems.

 
 


January 25, 2017 - 2017 Product Catalog Released

DASSEL, Minn., January 25, 2017 — Crest Healthcare Supply recently released their new 2017 product catalog. The 272-page color catalog features a wide variety of innovative healthcare products including Crest’s line of Elite Pillow Speakers, a variety of call cords options, an expanded nurse call station section, fall management products, healthcare TVs, beds and bed controls and many other economical selections to enhance your facility. The product catalog also features “Past Blasts” which celebrate Crest’s 50 year anniversary.

The 2017 product catalog can also be viewed on Crest’s website. The virtual catalog offers effortless browsing, keyword search functionality, bookmarking abilities and provides a direct link to the Crest website for ease of ordering.

A free copy of the product catalog is available by contacting Crest’s friendly and knowledgeable customer service representatives at 1-800-328-8908 or by visiting the Crest website at www.cresthealthcare.com.


November 16, 2016 - Elite Digital Pillow Speaker Case Now Available

DASSEL, Minn., November 16th, 2016 — Crest’s new case made especially for Elite Digital Pillow Speakers is now available. The pillow speaker case provides a shock-absorbing option for the pillow speaker and provides additional grip to prevent accidental drops. The easy-to-grip silicone case limits unintended pillow speaker movement when not in use. Available in three standard colors, the case is easily identified against neutral bedding and can be easily removed for cleaning purposes. Customized options are available for facility branding and coordinating opportunities.
 

To learn more about the Pillow Speaker Case and Elite Pillow Speakers contact Crest at 1-800-328-8908 or visit www.cresthealthcare.com.



August 29, 2016 - Director of Sales and Marketing Named

DASSEL, Minn., August 29, 2016 — Crest Healthcare Supply is pleased to announce Kevin Sheehy has been named Director of Sales and Marketing. In his new role, Mr. Sheehy will direct Crest’s planning and implementation of sales, marketing and product development programs.

Mr. Sheehy brings a wealth of sales and marketing experience both in and outside of the healthcare industry. Mr. Sheehy previously served as the Director of Business Development and Marketing at UltiMed, a manufacturer of insulin syringes and pen needs. Mr. Sheehy has also held a variety of sales and marketing roles for Johnson Plastics, Gander Mountain, United Healthcare, National Car Rental and Fingerhut Corporation.



July 18, 2016 - Crest Announces New President and CEO

DASSEL, Minn., July 18, 2016 — Crest Healthcare Supply is pleased to announce that Timothy W. Kuck has been named President and Chief Executive Officer effective July 11th, 2016. In his new role, Mr. Kuck will direct Crest’s key strategic and operational initiatives to build upon Crest’s legacy of trusted partnerships, unparalleled service, and quality, innovative healthcare products.

Mr. Kuck brings a wealth of industry experience to Crest. Prior to joining Crest, Mr. Kuck served as the Executive Vice President of Strategy and Business Development at Universal Hospital Services, Inc., an industry-leading medical device management services company. During his 10 year tenure with UHS, Mr. Kuck also served as the Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Kuck served over 8,000 acute and post-acute healthcare providers across the United States, and managed relationships with major medical device manufacturers.



March 23, 2016 - Rauland Responder 5 Elite Pillow Speakers Now Available

DASSEL, Minn., March 23rd, 2016 — The Elite Pillow Speakers, which were recently released by Crest Healthcare Supply, are now compatible with the Rauland® Responder® 5 System. These pillow speakers are now offered in both infrared and digital models with optional features and customizable overlay configurations to meet both the facility and patient needs.

Crest’s new Elite Pillow Speakers feature a sleek and ergonomic case design for ease of use and fit to the hand, raised tactile buttons for call placement assurance, infection control features, and water resistance for easy cleaning to meet the rigorous demands of the health care environment.

Crest pillow speakers have always been known for their robust strain relief, reparability, sturdy case and superior sound quality, as well as the wide range of plug styles and optional features. To learn more about the Elite Pillow Speaker family or how to obtain a free sample, contact Crest Healthcare Supply at 1-800-328-8908 or visit
www.cresthealthcare.com.


January 12, 2016 - 2016 Product Catalog Released

DASSEL, Minn., January 12, 2016 — Crest Healthcare Supply recently released their new 2016 product catalog. The 280-page color catalog features a wide variety of innovative healthcare products including Crest’s new line of Elite Pillow Speakers, a variety of call cords options, an expanded nurse call station section, fall management products, healthcare TVs, beds and bed controls and many other economical selections to enhance your facility.

The 2016 product catalog can also be viewed on Crest’s website. The virtual catalog offers effortless browsing, keyword search functionality, bookmarking abilities and provides a direct link to the Crest website for ease of ordering.

A free copy of the product catalog is available by contacting Crest’s friendly and knowledgeable customer service representatives at 1-800-328-8908 or by visiting the Crest website at www.cresthealthcare.com.


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