Amy Novotney

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New tech seeks to calm SNF residents having dementia

New tech seeks to calm SNF residents having dementia

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Caring for individuals with dementia often involves managing residents' disruptive and sometimes dangerous behaviors, including screaming, hitting or kicking.

Advance directive app wins big in HHS tech competition

Advance directive app wins big in HHS tech competition

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A program that allows consumers to develop and securely share their end-of-life plans with caregivers and healthcare providers is among the winners of the Department of Health and Human Services' "Move Health Data Forward Challenge."

Price wants more tech and less government meddling

Price wants more tech and less government meddling

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Physicians need to be more patient-facing, not computer-facing, according to U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Tom Price, M.D.

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.

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The red glare

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