Senators, technologists communicate effectively about interoperability
Sep 29, 2023
One of the most positive aspects of the home health hearing in the Senate last week was senators’ knowledge about home health. A particularly significant moment occurred when Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN)...
No habla ingles? No worries with CareAcademy’s new Spanish-language training platform
Kathleen Steele Gaivin
Aug 23, 2023
Boston-based CareAcademy, a provider of online professional development for caregivers, has launched a fully translated Spanish platform meant to provide Spanish-speaking caregivers with comprehensive...
93 percent of seniors plan to age in place, will use more health tech: study
Jun 06, 2023
Ninety-three percent of US adults plan to age in place, which increases the need for health-related technologies, according to a study.
More older Americans use online patient portals to access care
May 24, 2023
Older Americans are increasingly likely to log into patient portals to access their healthcare information — but confidence levels vary, according to the results of the latest University of Michigan...
How health tech can support better discharges to home care
Subha Airan-Javia, MD
May 18, 2023
Transitions of care can be chaotic, making it difficult for clinicians to do their jobs. This is especially true when patients are discharged to home care from an inpatient facility. One study found that...
How health tech is redefining what it means to age in place
May 11, 2023
Americans are living longer and having fewer children than ever before. This leads to a rapidly evolving, and aging, United States population. Many of these aging individuals are considering their retirement...
In-person contact crucial to older adults, two studies find
Apr 24, 2023
Two Harvard University studies last week support the benefits of face-to-face human interaction for older adults
Technology is changing the game for home care, providers say at Expo
Apr 21, 2023
Technology is a “tremendous game changer” that is helping home care agencies provide better care to patients, retain staff and collect data for payers.
How we use technology to create better client care
Apr 18, 2023
Technology is consistently evolving and seemingly tech-free professions like caregiving are evolving with it. Home care providers are consistently utilizing the latest technology innovations in order to...
HHS offers new tools to help providers fight cyber criminals
Apr 18, 2023
The Department of Health and Human Services stepped in Monday to help healthcare providers fend off cybersecurity attacks