Worcester Polytechnic Institute investigators have developed an advanced smartphone application, called Sugar, for those with diabetes. The app can measure status of chronic foot ulcers.
Sage Bionetworks, a nonprofit biomedical research organization, and researchers have debuted Parkinson mPower, an iPhone app-based study of symptom variation in Parkinson's disease.
Zealios Skin Care has teamed with TBWA\TORONTO to create a sun-activated digital coupon.
A new app available on iTunes allows people to manage their diets.
Caremerge Technology has introduced "ReThink ReAdmission," an app that connects long-term care providers with hospitals.
Microsoft Research has joined the 2013 LeadingAge HackFest as a corporate donor. HackFest will be Oct. 25-27 at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel. The event, co-sponsored by Ziegler and LeadingAge, is meant to encourage participants to create a technology-driven tool aimed at improving the lives of older adults and families. Suggestions for what participants could develop include a website, app or device, the organization said.
The AHCA/NCAL Convention App is available for download on mobile devices, the organization said. The national convention will be Oct. 6-9 in Phoenix.
Clevermind, LLC has launched a new iPad® app called clevermind™, which is designed to help those with Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia.
Mobile Family Updates has introduced a software and app package designed to communicate with family members of long-term care residents.
New research and tablet-based apps products are shedding greater light on seniors' growing use of technology and its benefits.The key to seniors embracing new technology and realizing the benefits is the design and functionality of the product or platform. Touchtown Resident Apps has large icons and text, easy navigation and allows individuals or communities to customize the apps to what they find most beneficial.
Savvier Health LLC, the creator of Patient Whiz, announced the Patient Whiz app to help patients manage their medical care.
OnShift recently unveiled OnShift Mobile. The new app delivers top-down staffing and labor analysis for senior care executives.
iDry is a new app that helps people overcome urinary incontinence. The app also offers information to physicians to enhance treatment.
The Consumer Electronics Association announced that the 2013 International CES will be the largest app event in the world. The annual Las Vegas show takes place January 8-11. App-related happenings at CES will include competitions, educational sessions and events that showcase the best of the app world. In all, the 2013 CES will feature 3,000 global technology companies.
A consumer-targeted Internet tool unveiled Tuesday allows users to search the federal nursing home inspection reports and deficiencies by keyword, city and facility name.