Search Tag: elderly population

IT Management

Big Data vs. Old Age

2021 18 Apr

The majority of older adults who represent a large part of healthcare patient population have little knowledge about how their personal health data are collected and processed, a new survey shows.   You might also like: 2020 saw an unprecedented rise in cyber attacks on healthcare systems and institutions. However, in... Read more

Health Management

Protecting Vulnerable Populations from COVID-19

2020 12 Nov

Why health governance and operations matter to implement interventions fast. Bavarian perspective Elderly residents of long-term care facilities have been among the groups most affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Like many other countries, Germany and its states have implemented targeted measures to manage the pandemic. Bavaria specifically... Read more

IT Management

Not Everyone Is Ready for Telehealth

2020 14 Aug

With pandemic-induced lockdowns and travel curbs, telemedicine offers a safe and convenient way to meet the healthcare needs of patients without leaving their home. However, in the U.S., new research   shows many older adults (65 years and above) – who are more vulnerable to COVID-19 infection – are not ready for video visits mainly due to inexperience... Read more