Technology

Technology

Technology

Technology that detects falls helps reduce ED visits by 80%, study finds

An artificial intelligence-enabled camera system helped senior living communities reduce visits from emergency medical teams by 75% and visits to emergency departments by 80% by detecting falls among residents living with dementia, according to the results of a pilot study published in the July issue of the American Journal of Managed Care.

Get tips to maximize efficiency in your senior living community July 25

Mark Schoedel, vice president of Lutheran Senior Services, and Rachel Koroknay, senior implementation specialist for Dude Solutions, will discuss how embracing technology and gathering data enable efficiency in five key areas of senior living operations on July 25 in a free webinar.

Health system, payer telehealth efforts to be rated in new study

Health system and payer-led telehealth efforts will be rated when J.D. Power releases the results of its first study of consumer satisfaction with telehealth programs in November, the company announced Tuesday. The news comes on the heels of a separate survey about older adults’ willingness to use telehealth.
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More news for Thursday, June 20

Excessive napping linked to cognitive decline in older men … Florida gives the green light to fully autonomous vehicles … Ziegler Link•Age Fund II invests in K4Connect

Your opportunity to share and learn about technology in senior living

Has your community used technology to improve care or operations in the past year? If yes, the 2019 McKnight’s Excellence in Technology Awards program is here to give your organization the opportunity to obtain the recognition it deserves. And a free webinar this week will help you learn about technology while earning a continuing education credit.