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Gamification of dementia research

October 25, 2016  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

Scientists at Cornell University have created a game for nonscientists to play that will help researchers understand blood stalls and further understanding of memory loss.

Post-acute care software companies merge

October 20, 2016  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

Casamba merges with post-acute software companies HealthWyse and TherapySource as part of a long-term growth strategy. 

PointClickCare launches new wound care app

October 18, 2016  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

PointClickCare announced its latest skin and wound smartphone app to track wound status and healing.

Admissions, discharges and data-sharing

October 17, 2016  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

Will hospitals and nursing homes ever be able to agree on a standard set of data to share during patient transfers? Thought leaders at the annual NASL meeting discuss the current regs—and what needs to happen next.

US CareNet launches care management software platform

October 5, 2016  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

The national senior care service provider purchased the technology to enhance its chronic care management, transitional care management and population health management services for chronically ill patients. 

A new generation of gamers

October 4, 2016  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

The classic arcade game Pac-Man can now be played on the Moff Band bracelet. The Internet of Things startup is targeting seniors who want to improve their health as a key market for its wearable device designed to gamify fitness. 

Get connected this National Assisted Living Week

September 15, 2016  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

Celebrate those who served and their caregivers who live in assisted living and residential care communities with National Assisted Living Week. 

Healthcare companies rise to Forbes' Cloud 100 list

September 8, 2016  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

Forbes has released its first top 100 list dedicated to cloud computing companies, and several healthcare software companies are making a strong debut.

LeadingAge CAST expands medication management matrix

August 30, 2016  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

The portfolio of free resources helps providers explore various technology for supporting medication management.

When voice recognition software doesn’t listen

August 29, 2016  |  Kathleen Mears

Resident blogger Kathleen Mears uses voice recognition software to navigate the Internet. Her software isn’t working, so she’s been forced to use a workaround to navigate—and communicate. 

Lamenting a new cell phone

August 22, 2016  |  Kathleen Mears

When older technology gives up the ghost or is no longer supported, cell phone companies aren't always helpful when it comes to setting up a new cell phone.

Adding Medicaid to your mix

August 19, 2016  |  Chris Junker

By Chris Junker, CEO of Procura

Leveraging technology can maximize revenue and diversification of home healthcare service, especially in the complex environment of serving the Medicaid-eligible population.


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