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MatrixCare buys SigmaCare

June 21, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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The two companies will combine efforts under MatrixCare’s platform.

LTC mergers and acquisitions: A CIO’s perspective

June 17, 2017  |  Greg Nicholas
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When two LTC providers merge, they also combine all their IT strengths and weaknesses. Tackling integration and IT quality head-on can avoid service issues down the road.

Researchers unveil battery-less pacemaker

June 8, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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A team of researchers have designed a new pacemaker that runs on radio frequency and can be implemented directly into a person’s heart.

PointClickCare, ABILITY Network partner on claims management

June 8, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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The tech companies will integrate software so providers can create, access and manage claims within the electronic health record. 

LeadingAge CAST expands telehealth selection resources

May 18, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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An expanded vendor matrix and new case studies help IT teams choose the best telehealth solutions for their settings.

Case study: Improving hospice care coordination through HIE

May 5, 2017  |  Nancy Fennell
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New Hampshire’s Concord Regional VNA and Genesis Healthcare combine efforts to harness IT and make health information exchange a two-way street.

Clinical app for diabetes goes commercial

April 26, 2017  |  NIcole Stempak
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Digital health company WellDoc has launched a consumer version of its diabetes management platform and has partnered with Samsung to help more people with the chronic condition.

Seal makes splash with seniors

April 20, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.