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Healthcare wearable device may be able to detect diabetes

February 14, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Wearable devices can be used to detect the early signs of diabetes using an artificial intelligence (AI) network called DeepHeart and developed by Cardiogram, a study has found.

 

Contact-free continuous monitoring tech could boost SNF revenue

February 9, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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The average post-acute care (PAC) facility in the U.S. could increase its profits by 13% and its revenue by 22%.

Interactive tech improving engagement with memory care residents

February 8, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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An interactive technology platform is transforming how some memory care facilities and retirement communities are engaging their residents.

"Pacemaker" could keep Alzheimer's and dementia symptoms away

February 6, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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The therapy is already in use by hundreds of thousands of patients living with Parkinson’s disease to help overcome tremors. The use of Deep Brain Stimulation to treat Alzheimer’s is still in the experimental stage. 

Startup looks to bring ER services to skilled nursing facilities

January 30, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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With record-low occupancy, rising labor costs, and other pressures eroding the bottom line, the need for nursing homes to innovate to survive has never been more pressing.

New app can help Alzheimer's patients recognize loved ones

January 26, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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14-year old Emma Yang has seen firsthand the effects Alzheimer’s can have on a family. Now, she’s trying to do something about it. 

Dining app inspires care coordination software developer

January 23, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Skilled nursing operators are facing increased incentives to collaborate with providers across the care continuum, and electronic health record (EHR) software is often identified as a potential solution.

Skilled nursing facility improved through data, technology, and finances

January 19, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Vernon Manor and Manchester Manor deployed software on top of its EHR to analyze clinical data fields and recommend interventions.

Self-driving taxis to be tested with retirement community

January 16, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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The Villages retirement community, a 40-square-mile area that features 750 miles of road and a population of 125,000 senior citizens, was US Census-ranked fastest-growing American city in 2013 and 2014.

Data driving partnerships between SNFs and Hospitals

January 12, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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The 2010 Affordable Care Act, as well as subsequent laws and regulations, put incentives in place for acute and post-acute providers to coordinate care. 

Virtual platform to power senior rehab program

January 10, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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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.

Telemedicine increasing quality of care in skilled nursing facilities

January 10, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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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.

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