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Wherefore, wearables?

September 17, 2017  |  David Raths
article

Wearable technology developers have been trying to figure out the senior market for years. Are they finally beginning to crack the clinical potential? 

An algorithm to determine Alzheimer’s disease

September 11, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
news

Researchers have developed an algorithm to recognize early signs of dementia with impressive accuracy.

Dude Solutions, Caremerge integrate platforms

September 7, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
news

The software companies are working together to make it easier for staff, residents and their families to communicate.

A live feed of nursing home life

September 5, 2017  |  Kathleen Mears
blog

Social media is a popular method of communication, but what happens when staff and residents use it to share about long term care? Resident blogger Kathleen Mears shares her observations and opinions. 

Netsmart teams up with NY county to improve health records, data exchange

August 10, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
news

The healthcare technology provider is working with a county public health service that serves home health and long term care for easier record sharing and a more complete patient record. 

Briggs launches assisted living documentation solution

July 27, 2017  |  newswire
news

The digital forms package is the third offering in a portfolio of electronic forms designed for specific senior care settings.

HIMSS names new president and CEO

July 26, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
news

A Kaiser Permanente veteran will take over the nation’s largest association dedicated to healthcare IT.

Brookdale tackles advance care planning

July 20, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
news

The senior living provider and Iris Plans have partnered to offer residents end-of-life care planning services. 

Netsmart acquires DeVero

July 19, 2017  |  newswire
news

The deal represents Netsmart's latest expansion into home health.

IT change management in mergers and acquisitions

July 7, 2017  |  Greg Nicholas
article

When it comes to IT integrations following a merger or acquisition, managing the people is more important than managing the network cables and switches.

LTC mergers and acquisitions: A CIO’s perspective

June 17, 2017  |  Greg Nicholas
article

When two LTC providers merge, they also combine all their IT strengths and weaknesses. Tackling integration and IT quality head-on can avoid service issues down the road.

Case study: Improving hospice care coordination through HIE

May 5, 2017  |  Nancy Fennell
article

New Hampshire’s Concord Regional VNA and Genesis Healthcare combine efforts to harness IT and make health information exchange a two-way street.

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