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Editors Picks

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.

Agility Holdings buys VCPI

January 6, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

Long-term care technology provider VCPI will keep its name and stay in Wisconsin, its execs say.

A virtual reality facility tour

January 3, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

concept3D, a location-based software developer, has partnered with a continuing care retirement community in Florida to offer current and future residents as well as loved ones 3D maps and virtual reality panoramic images of the facility. 

The best of 2016

December 29, 2016  |  The Long-Term Living editors

CMS mandates, dementia care strategies, cross-team collaboration and ageism culture change—We checked our web visits and social media stats to see which in-depth articles were the most popular among our readers in 2016. Did you miss any of these?

A remedy for medication management

December 27, 2016  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

Long-term and post-acute care facilities in Oklahoma will be able to use Remedi SeniorCare’s PAXIT, a robotic dispensing technology for daily dosing to aid with prescription dispensing, improve patient safety and reduce waste. 

HIMSS leadership changes in 2017

December 21, 2016  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

H. Steve Lieber, who has spent 17 years at the helm of the Healthcare Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS), will be stepping down at the end of 2017.

AMA releases guidelines for health apps adoption

December 14, 2016  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

Health apps like fitness trackers and vitals testers can be a fun way to engage people in their own wellness, but finding apps that have value for the whole clinician-patient relationship hasn’t been easy.

Apple to monitor Parkinson's disease

November 29, 2016  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

Apple is internally researching whether the iPhone and Apple Watch can be used for people with Parkinson's disease through passive monitoring to help doctors track symptoms and manage medication. 

Trivial pursuit: Seniors join in community trivia

November 22, 2016  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

Buzztime Inc. is helping seniors put decades of knowledge to use through its trivia games, as played in popular restaurants and sports bars, to every new HarborChase Senior Living Community. 

Novartis, heart organizations launch CHF social networking platform

November 22, 2016  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

Older adults with heart failure can use the platform to share experiences and resources with others and learn more about managing their condition.