Technology

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

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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AARP works with PULSE@MassChallenge startups

AARP announced its collaboration with three healthcare startups in its "champion" role in PULSE@MassChallenge, a digital health accelerator.

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Menorah Manor introduces new telemedicine program

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

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Senior centers continue to move from ink to efficiency with EHRs

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.

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AI improves stroke, dementia diagnosis

Machine learning has detected one of the commonest causes of dementia and stroke, in the most widely used form of brain scan (CT), more accurately than current methods.

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OnShift hires senior lifestyle COO into new position

Workforce management software firm OnShift has hired Lisa Fordyce to the newly created role of executive vice president of enterprise development for senior living.

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A virtual reality: Alzheimer’s cure turned from work into an online game

Want to cure Alzheimer’s? Get in line. Researchers have long been puzzled by the disease and vexed by how long it’s taking to unravel its mysteries.

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How wearable technology fits in the healthcare world

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.

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Netsmart to Acquire Change Healthcare Home Care and Hospice Solutions

Behavioral health information technology company Netsmart on Friday unveiled its plans to acquire revenue cycle and analytics firm Change Healthcare's home care and hospice products. 

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Senior housing provider finds success with smart home technology

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

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