Healthcare technology

Wearable tech finds its fit with seniors

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.

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Where AI fits in skilled nursing facilities

Equating AI with health care’s long-off future might cause some skilled nursing operators to ignore the feasible opportunities that exist today, even in a landscape of shrinking reimbursements and other competitive pressures.

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Real-time monitoring system partners with University of Southern California

PaceMate™ is pleased to announce a partnership with the Center for Body Computing (CBC) at the University of Southern California as of March 2018.

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Asbury Communities implements telemedicine services

TripleCare, a national provider of telemedicine-based healthcare services to skilled nursing facilities (SNFs), announced today the Company recently introduced it services to Asbury Communities.

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New app helps manage medication, comply with regulations

Rockville's DrFirst developed the new app, called iPrescribe. The app aims to help health care providers better comply with Maryland's Prescription Drug Monitoring Program.

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Many in LTC community lament lack of investment in technology

By honing in on the trends and solutions that are best suited for their communities, LTC operators can set themselves up for success in a realm that has many senior living companies worried. 

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LA County approves the use of wander management bracelets

In addition to the voluntary bracelet registry, the plan includes a sweeping set of protocols and training for law enforcement, service agencies and hospital officials to improve coordination when people with memory loss go missing.

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Allure Group aims for over 1500 beds with remote monitoring technology

A recent vendor-funded study showed that passive monitoring technology could bring savings to skilled nursing operators — and at least one operator agrees.

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Healthcare wearable device may be able to detect diabetes

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.

 
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Virtual platform to power senior rehab program

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.

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