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Assisted Living Locators, Seniorly partner

October 17, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Through this partnership, Seniorly will connect families via their online platform with Assisted Living Locators senior living advisors.

Data highlights the benefit of free ride sharing programs for seniors

October 4, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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On-demand car services can drastically improve the health of senior citizens, according to new preliminary data.

Wearable tech finds its fit with seniors

September 26, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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As of 2016, figures released by the World Health Organization (WHO), estimated the average global life expectancy was 70.5 years, with the life expectancy in US slightly below average at 69.1 years.

New Jersey retirement community improves lives with smart technology

September 14, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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The decision to incorporate progressive technology into an already robust wellness program is the result of an ongoing commitment to make physical health a priority of community life.

Heritage to try out new tech, includes AI, telehealth

September 5, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Heritage Senior Living is trying out some cutting-edge technology by working with a university—exemplifying an industry trend that has seen other providers do the same.

SNFs look to telemedicine for improved care, Medicare cost cuts

August 28, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Using an after-hours telemedicine platform, a Brooklyn-based skilled nursing facility treated more patients on-site, reduced costly hospital transports and cut its Medicare expenses by more than $1.5 million in one year.

House bill would allow groups to use telemedicine for long-term care

August 7, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Proponents say using the technology to expand care access in skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) could significantly reduce hospital admissions from by permitting Medicare to enter into value-based care arrangements with medical groups to provide care via...

Good start, long road ahead for smart tech in skilled nursing facilities

July 24, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Voice technology has promise in senior care, but skilled nursing providers and residents need to keep their expectations tempered, one expert says.

Social faux pas: nursing home employees fired for sharing pictures of residents to mobile app

July 19, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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UR Medicine Thompson Health in Canandaigua has fired employees the health system said were involved in taking and sharing photos on social media of residents of the M.M. Ewing Continuing Care Center without the permission of the residents.

Long-term care collaboration is key, experts say

June 28, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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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
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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
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Wondering how your facility performs compared to others? Automated benchmarking reveals new kinds of comparative insights for successful performance improvement and marketing.