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Smart Bracelets Monitor Elderly Who Live Alone

2015 12 Feb

Wearable devices are not only for tech-savvy young adults. A new smart bracelet can remotely monitor the health of elderly adults in real-time, and can alert health professionals in case of an emergency such as a fall or heart attack. The bracelet was designed by Francisco Lopez-Lira Fennel, the founder of Cualli Software, which hopes to market the... Read more

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Telemedicine To Connect 19 Million By 2018

2014 01 Jul

Approximately three million patients are currently connected to their professional caregivers via devices that remotely monitor health data. By 2018, that figure is expected to increase nearly five-fold, to 19 million patients worldwide. The expansion of mobile health technology will also double its share of total revenues, from one fifth to 40 percent... Read more

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Closed-Loop Healthcare: Ageing At Home

2014 17 Jun

The interconnection of home- and hospital-based devices will allow medical caregivers to monitor elderly patients in their homes, reducing preventable hospitalisations, which stress senior patients and the facilities, which provide care to them. The “closed-loop healthcare” system being developed by researchers at the University of Missouri was presented... Read more

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Partners HealthCare At Home Strengthens Services with Philips

2014 14 Feb

Leading Massachusetts Home Health Provider Aims to Reduce Readmissions and Improve Care Coordination with Philips Hospital to Home program Partners HealthCare At Home has selected Royal Philips support its growing telemonitoring services, providing improved clinical oversight for newly discharged patients and those with chronic conditions, such... Read more