Online Community Launches Accolade System for Job-Seeking Caregivers

myCNAjobs, an online community for caregivers and certified nursing assistants (CNA), announced today a new product release that uses an accolade system when hiring care aides.  Designed for home care agencies, assisted living communities and nursing homes, myCNAjobs offers a unique approach to hire companions, home health aides and nursing assistants through a real-time, on-demand […]

FDA Clears Verizon Wireless Device for Home Health Use

Verizon Wireless recently received clearance from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for a mobile device intended for home health usage. Approved as a Class II medical device, the Verizon Wireless Converged Health Management Device (CHM) is a remote monitoring software solution that collects and stores biometric data from other physiological devices, allowing such health […]

Mediware Grows Home Care Business Through Software Acquisition

Home care software provider Mediware Information Systems this week announced it has acquired Definitive Homecare Solutions Ltd. known for its CPR+ flagship software.  Lenexa, Kansas-based Mediware will acquire more than 600 new customers as well as the expertise, products, services and contracts of DHS, which serves home infusion, home medical equipment and retail and sub-acute […]

Branching into Home Care Tech: Senior Living’s Future?

Senior living providers who want to stay dominant in the conversation about caring for the aging population need to take advantage of technology platforms and products that aid aging in place rather than view them as unwelcome competition.  Adding in-home service line extensions using innovative technology is a way to build brand loyalty and expand […]

Remote Monitoring Tech Offers $36 Billion Savings by 2018

Widely regarded as a critical component to the future of healthcare for its cost-effective efficiencies, remote patient monitoring (RPM) looks to offer billions in savings over the next five years, according to a recent report. As the United States moves towards accountable care, the cumulative cost savings from RPM technology looks to total $36 billion […]

Brightree Teams with Strategic AR for Home Health DME Billing Solution

Clinical care software provider Brightree today announced it is partnering with Strategic AR, a company focused on automated billing services for home medical equipment providers.  The companies will collaborate on marketing and product development to improve the payment process for home health providers.  “Patient collection has recently become a critical issue as HME providers redefine […]

Home Health Agency Teams with Telemedicine Firm to Serve Rural Patients

Net Medical Xpress Solutions, Inc. (OTCQB: NMXS) announced yesterday the launch of home telemedicine services through a new incubator company, Infinity Home Healthcare, to better serve the company’s rural clientele. Based in New Mexico, Infinity Home Healthcare is a licensed home health agency that offers medical services to patients at home through the telemedicine platform […]

Senior Care Research Shows Aging In Place is Viable Through Tech

Research being conducted at the University of Missouri could revolutionize home care for those who receive it—as well as those who provide it.  Hinging on devices that help capture activity and movement among senior residents of independent living apartments, the research, which recently received a new round of grant funding, has found seniors can remain […]

More That Half of ACOs Deploy Remote Monitoring Tech

Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) are using remote patient monitoring (RPM) technology as an early symptom management tool, with 55% saying they have deployed such tech to manage high-risk chronically ill patients.  The findings presented by Spyglass Consulting Group—a Menlo Park, California focused on information technology and healthcare—suggest that remote monitoring technology represents a growing trend […]

Company Showcases Screening Software for Home Care Professionals

SingleSource Services, a national background screening provider, will be showcasing two of its risk management tools that aim to alleviate compliance and hiring processes at the Visiting Angels Annual Conference this week in Baltimore, Maryland. Having recently announced an alliance with ClearCare Online, a software solution company for private duty home care, SingleSource has been […]