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Editors Picks

Seal makes splash with seniors

April 20, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

A new documentary about robots in Japan showcases the human appeal in long-term care.

Software companies tackle medication management

April 20, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

Vital Software and Creative Strategies have partnered to integrate and market their technologies for shared assisted living provider clients.

Spring Arbor communities to expand K4Connect chainwide

April 20, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

Automation software and smart technology will give personalized control over environmental objects and personal connectivity to residents at Spring Arbor communities.

LG CNS announces telehealth innovation grants

April 19, 2017  |  newswire

The company's second annual innovation challenge offers grant funding to providers who incorporate telehealth solutions.

FDA allows consumers to test for genetic risk

April 13, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved 23andMe to market personal genetic tests for Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and celiac disease, among others for less than the cost of a new smartphone.

Healthcare IT acquisition

April 6, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

ABILITY Network acquires Shifthound to help providers improve staff scheduling.

PointClickCare adds accounting software to its EHR

April 6, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

PointClickCare has partnered with Intellitec Solutions to directly integrate accounting software into electronic health records.

New PBJ double-checks software

March 14, 2017  |  newswire

ezPBJ launches auditing software to help skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) avoid Payroll-Based Journal (PBJ) reporting errors. 

New media for seniors

March 14, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

Residents in one senior living community can share their stories and perspective on life through a new media publishing partnership. 

ECRI launches remote patient monitoring consulting service

March 7, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

The new service can help providers with everything from determining which patients will benefit most from monitoring to choosing the best technology tools.

Briggs, MatrixCare partner for home care EMR

February 28, 2017  |  newswire

Briggs Healthcare has teamed up with MatrixCare to provide Home Care users with its electronic medical record platform. 

Avamere, IBM to study gait, movements

February 24, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

Sensor-based technology and sophisticated data analytics will help Avamere learn more about residents’ gait, sleeping patterns, activities and other movements.