iLoc Technologies


» A half dozen electronic health record vendors have formed a non-profit organization called the Commonwell Health Alliance. The organization's goal is to create a national infrastructure with common platforms and policies that allow medical records systems to work together — a task that has proven elusive. "Today's announcement represents an inflection point in healthcare, with key industry leaders coming together to support the delivery of a national health information exchange," said John Hammergren, chairman and CEO of McKesson Corporation. Additional partners include Cerner Corporation, Allscripts, athenahealth, Greenway and RelayHealth (a McKesson subsidiary).

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.