Amy Novotney

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Windows create a new world for residents with dementia

Windows create a new world for residents with dementia

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Dutch designers have developed interactive art screens to help nursing home residents reconnect in a more meaningful way with family, caregivers and the outside world.

GAO: More planning needed to increase info exchange

GAO: More planning needed to increase info exchange

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When patients leave the hospital and move to post-acute care settings such as skilled nursing facilities, electronic health records and the electronic exchange of patient health information can help better coordinate patient care and reduce costs.

FDA publishes cybersecurity advice for medical devices

FDA publishes cybersecurity advice for medical devices

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Thanks to significant technological advances in patient care over the past decade, many medical devices are now being designed to connect to a hospital or long-term care facility's network, or even a patient's home internet service.

Epilepsy self management boosted by tablet-based tool

Epilepsy self management boosted by tablet-based tool

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One-third of people with epilepsy, or about one million Americans, have trouble controlling their seizures, even with medication. Frequent and severe seizures can severely undermine their ability to work, sustain relationships and live independently.

Telemedicine program offers specialized speech therapy

Telemedicine program offers specialized speech therapy

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Dementia patients as well as individuals with primary progressive aphasia can experience problems with language, struggling to retrieve the name of a grandchild or finding words to order dinner.

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