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Long-term care collaboration is key, experts say

June 28, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Menorah Manor introduces new telemedicine program

May 31, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

The Marion and Bernard L. Samson Nursing Center at Menorah Manor has partnered with BayCare to launch an innovative telemedicine program.

Senior centers continue to move from ink to efficiency with EHRs

May 22, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

Senior Housing Companies, which offers assisted living services and healthcare to individuals living in retirement communities, was dependent upon manual paper processing to manage its 17 senior living communities in Iowa.

How wearable technology fits in the healthcare world

April 30, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

There has been a proliferation of wearables from consumer gadgets, like the Fitbit, to medical devices that are approved by the FDA. Here are 5 things about wearable technology being used in healthcare.

Senior housing provider finds success with smart home technology

April 2, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

Experts have called voice technology the future of senior living—and now there’s concrete evidence to support their claim.

The relationship between seniors and EHRs

April 2, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

Seniors are nervous about the future of their healthcare, but they see technology, access, and better communication from their providers as key to improving their health, a new study suggests.

The call for improved tech in the long-term care field

April 1, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

By 2030, all baby boomers will be 65 or older; but is technology in the long-term care industry keeping pace with growing demand?


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