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Microchips for nurses

Microchips for nurses

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My dog has a microchip embedded between his shoulder blades, and it's really setting my mind at ease. So I think it might be time for every member of your nursing staff to get one, too.

ITUpdate

» Health information technology helps nursing homes coordinate care and better protect resident privacy, says noted researcher Gregory Alexander, Ph.D., of the University of Missouri's Sinclair School of Nursing. Alexander reached his conclusions through his work as co-principal investigator of a CMS research project. Funded through a $14.8 million grant, the project's goal is to reduce re-hospitalizations among nursing home residents.

New wristwatch targets wandering-prone residents

New wristwatch targets wandering-prone residents

iLoc Technologies recently unveiled the TriLoc Personal Locator Device. The wristwatch can be worn by residents with dementia.

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