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Novartis, heart organizations launch CHF social networking platform

November 22, 2016  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
news

Older adults with heart failure can use the platform to share experiences and resources with others and learn more about managing their condition.

Wander management systems

November 20, 2016  |  David Raths
article

Vendors weigh in on the evolving technology and the issue of balancing resident rights and safety.

Prescriptive analytics: The next step in putting residents first

November 19, 2016  |  Dan Hogan, President and CEO, Medalogix
article

What if data could help navigate your healthcare journey the way traffic apps guide you on the best routes? Predictive analytics is the insight into the process and the outcomes.

By Dan Hogan, President and CEO, Medalogix

Laptop listening again

October 31, 2016  |  Kathleen Mears
blog

Speech recognition software helps blogger Kathleen Mears connect to the world. Windows updates prevented her microphone from working, causing her to spend weeks troubleshooting for a solution. 

LeadingAge CAST launches care coordination technology selection tools

October 28, 2016  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
news

The latest product selection tools can help providers choose the best care planning and care coordination technology to fit their needs.

Netsmart buys HealthMEDX, invests in LTC

October 28, 2016  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
news

The deal gives the Kansas-based technology platform provider a direct foothold in the long-term care market.

Admissions, discharges and data-sharing

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

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
news

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
news

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. 

Healthcare companies rise to Forbes' Cloud 100 list

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

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

When voice recognition software doesn’t listen

August 29, 2016  |  Kathleen Mears
blog

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. 

Adding Medicaid to your mix

August 19, 2016  |  Chris Junker
article

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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