Home Care Non-Profit Partners with CellTrak for Patient Monitoring

The Visiting Nurse Service & Hospice of Suffolk (VNSHS) has successfully completed its full roll-out of CellTrak’s mobile technology software. A not-for-profit home health care and hospice agency located in Northport, New York, VNSHS has been utilizing Progresa as their electronic health record (EHR) for nearly 10 years—a deciding factor in its choosing of CellTrak, according […]

Senior Home Care Expands In-Home Telemonitoring Services

As one of Senior Home Care’s service offerings, the company is expanding its in-home telemonitoring options to clients in its Florida-based home care agencies.  The telemonitoring service is offered currently through several of Senior Home Care’s agencies, including Gainesville, Naples and Fort Meyers, and is now introducing the services to Winter Haven. Its first foray […]

Acclaim Health Takes Patient Records Digital with CellTrack

Acclaim Health today announced it has implemented CellTrack’s CareManager technology for use among its home care services. The technology allows its care providers to store digital copies of paper-based client health information to a common server that can be accessed remotely.  Schaumberg, Illinois-based Acclaim Health is a non-profit, charitable organization that provides community and home-based care […]

Startup Uses Funding Platform to Launch Aging in Place Tech

A San Francisco startup company is offering an activity-sharing experience that supports older adults’ desires to age in place.  Lively, with the hopes of generating pre-order pledges, unveiled its product line this week on Kickstarter, a funding platform that fuels creative projects from anything to films, games, music, technology and design. Lively brings together an […]

AARP Releases Mobile App for Caregivers

AARP announced today it has launched a new mobile app for caregivers.  Including content from AARP’s online caregiver resource center, the app can be downloaded from iTunes for no charge.  “We’ve put our Caregiving Resource Center from our website into our AARP iPad app so you can have all the housing options, legal and respite […]

Alzheimer’s-Related Brain Research Gets $100 Million Funding Boost

More than $100 million has been dedicated to a new research initiative announced Tuesday by President Obama aimed at helping researchers find new ways to treat, cure, and prevent brain disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease, epilepsy, and traumatic brain injury. Launched with about $100 million in President Obama’s Fiscal Year 2014 Budget, the BRAIN (Brain Research […]

New Tech Provides Home Health Agencies with Market Competition Insight

Home health and hospice providers can now receive insight into their competition with the releases of PlayMaker CRM’s TargetWatch this week. One of the leading customer relationship management IT solutions in home health and hospice markets, PlayMaker CRM’s new technology allows providers to examine their competitive landscape by analyzing home health and hospice market share […]

Bill Aims to Incentivize Use of Remote Tech for Home Health Providers

U.S. Senators re-introduced a bill that would expand the use of telehealth technology under Medicare, also enabling more adults to receive care within the comforts of home, reports the Echo Press of Alexandria, Minnesota. Introduced by Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and John Thune (R-SD), the Fostering Independence Through Technology (FITT) Act aims to create a pilot […]

Texas Hospice Provider Partners With CellTrak Technology in Patient Care

A Texas hospice provider has developed a mobile solution to help staff stay connected with compliance and workflow efficiency. “The goal of hospice care is to improve the quality of a patient’s last months by offering comfort, dignity and care in a familiar setting,” Lion said in a statement. To further this mission, Lion Hospice has […]

Home Care Provider Leans on Video Technology as “Cost-Effective” Service

Divine Home Care, a Minnesota-based provider, has announced that it is expanding its service offerings to include remote care technology. Designed for seniors who typically do not use technology, VideoCare uses a touch-screen communication system that makes it easy for seniors to have video calls with family and friends.  The simplicity of the system, according […]