CMS Launches Rural Health Strategy with Telehealth Aims

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced a new rural health strategy, targeting Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries located in rural America. One of the strategy’s aims is to boost telehealth and telemedicine, a growing area of in-home based care. “For the first time, CMS is organizing and focusing our efforts to apply […]

Largest Home Health Nonprofit Pilots Avatar Tech for Rehab

The Visiting Nurse Service of New York (VNSNY) isn’t yet using robots to administer care, but the New York-based home health care agency is about to start offering some of its patients an innovative rehabilitation program. The tech utilizes avatars, which are cartoon-like personas, that will guide patients through on-demand physical therapy at home and offer […]

How In-Home Avatars Boost Patient Outcomes

From Google-backed robots that foster companionship to medicine-dispensing machines, the senior care market has started to see an influx of robots. And now, one technology company is seeking to create avatars for seniors to recover at home after surgery. Reflexion Health, a San Diego-based technology startup, aims to improve the health of seniors at home […]