Equating AI with health care’s long-off future might cause some skilled nursing operators to ignore the feasible opportunities that exist today, even in a landscape of shrinking reimbursements and other competitive pressures.
In addition to the voluntary bracelet registry, the plan includes a sweeping set of protocols and training for law enforcement, service agencies and hospital officials to improve coordination when people with memory loss go missing.
Reflexion Health, a company that develops a platform for remote physical therapy, will be working with non-profit Los Angeles Jewish Home (LAJH) to bring virtual rehabilitation to seniors in the latter’s care.
Skilled nursing facilities face many challenges providing round-the-clock care for patients with complex medical issues. Telemedicine is helping them improve care management and reduce emergency transports.