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Florida agency’s records wrongly indicate that some operators aren’t in compliance with generator requirements … Federal task force seeks input on long-term care insurance … Drones, smartphones and sensors aid fall interventions, first aid

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.

Inside Senior Living 2019: CarePredict

PARTNER CONTENT: Can AI augment caregivers at senior living communities? Taking time off from the show floor at Argentum, Gerald “Jerry” Wilmink, Ph.D., shares how CarePredict’s wearable device is facilitating personalized, proactive caregiving in senior living, resulting in fewer hospitalizations and faster staff response rates.

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