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Avamere, IBM to study gait, movements

February 24, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

Sensor-based technology and sophisticated data analytics will help Avamere learn more about residents’ gait, sleeping patterns, activities and other movements.

OptimizeHealth launches IT outsourcing service for LTC

February 16, 2017  |  newswire

The service puts the management of information technology systems into the cloud and can handle anything from telephone services to data analytics.

Healthcare CRM software company expands into LTC

February 15, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

hc1 is bringing its experience in hospital and laboratory customer relationship management to the long-term care space.

Eye problems: What patients say vs. what doctors see

February 1, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

Problems in vision records can cause headaches for both clinicians and patients, new study finds.

OnShift releases software to improve LTC employee engagement

January 31, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

The human capital management software company will track employee performance to engage employees, reduce staff turnover and improve quality care. 

MatrixCare earns KLAS software award

January 31, 2017  |  newswire

MatrixCare, the nation's largest long-term post-acute care (LTPAC) technology provider has been awarded the 2017 Best in KLAS award for long-term care software. 

Reducing hospital readmissions

January 27, 2017  |  Kate Shepard, Executive Director and Administrator

A New Jersey provider uses monitoring technology to reduce residents' risk of falling.

NQF endorses long-stay hospitalization metric

January 26, 2017  |  newswire

The tool is the first recognized by the National Quality Forum to measure hospitalization rates among those who have stayed in a skilled nursing facility for more than 100 days.

Mobile app helps manage medication adherence for Parkinson’s

January 26, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

The daily smartphone log improves engagement for symptom maintenance and dosage tracking, notes a British NHS study.

Tech industry creates a new healthcare reality

January 19, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

A new startup is trying to move the healthcare experience forward beginning by re-examining primary care. 

EarlySense, AmericanWell partner for sensor-based telehealth

January 12, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

The two companies are joining forces to provide better data for clinicians performing remote consults.

MatrixCare moves care coordination services to Microsoft Azure

January 12, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

The long-term care technology provider will adopt Microsoft’s Azure platform to launch its new care coordination software and other business intelligence services.