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New Jersey retirement community improves lives with smart technology

September 14, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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The decision to incorporate progressive technology into an already robust wellness program is the result of an ongoing commitment to make physical health a priority of community life.

Heritage to try out new tech, includes AI, telehealth

September 5, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Heritage Senior Living is trying out some cutting-edge technology by working with a university—exemplifying an industry trend that has seen other providers do the same.

SNFs look to telemedicine for improved care, Medicare cost cuts

August 28, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Using an after-hours telemedicine platform, a Brooklyn-based skilled nursing facility treated more patients on-site, reduced costly hospital transports and cut its Medicare expenses by more than $1.5 million in one year.

House bill would allow groups to use telemedicine for long-term care

August 7, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Proponents say using the technology to expand care access in skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) could significantly reduce hospital admissions from by permitting Medicare to enter into value-based care arrangements with medical groups to provide care via...

Good start, long road ahead for smart tech in skilled nursing facilities

July 24, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Voice technology has promise in senior care, but skilled nursing providers and residents need to keep their expectations tempered, one expert says.

Social faux pas: nursing home employees fired for sharing pictures of residents to mobile app

July 19, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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UR Medicine Thompson Health in Canandaigua has fired employees the health system said were involved in taking and sharing photos on social media of residents of the M.M. Ewing Continuing Care Center without the permission of the residents.

Long-term care collaboration is key, experts say

June 28, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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John Derr, a consultant and former senior vice president and CIO/CTO for Golden Living Centers, spoke Monday at the Long Term & Post Acute Care Health IT Summit in Washington, D.C.

Wearable rehabilitation technology awarded $1.6 million National Institute on Aging grant

June 20, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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APDM Wearable Technologies has been awarded a National Institute on Aging SBIR Phase II grant totaling $1.6 million to commercialize a real-time biofeedback system.

Sizing Up Nursing Homes Via Technology

June 6, 2018  |  Raul Valdes-Perez, PhD and Andre Lessa
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Wondering how your facility performs compared to others? Automated benchmarking reveals new kinds of comparative insights for successful performance improvement and marketing.

New study shows huge resident, provider interest in new technology

June 5, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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A fund targeting investment companies that are improving the aging experience—including through technology, home-based care and data analytics—has recently closed, with the backing of roughly 100 not-for-profit senior housing providers and specialty...

Medicare's telemedicine options change the future for seniors

June 4, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Nearly 9 in 10 adults ages 40 and over would be comfortable using at least one type of telemedicine for themselves or an aging loved one, says a new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.

Major retailers look to help improve upon healthcare, technology for seniors

June 1, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Consumer electronics giant Best Buy is looking to healthcare and the elderly to help fuel future growth, its CEO told investors on an earnings call May 24.

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