Sensors

New report highlights handrails, grab bars for seniors

Handrails or grab bars are the most common modification made for seniors, closely followed by rugs to prevent tripping, according to a new analysis. Fewer are saying they are installing sensors.

SCA introduces TENA Identifi

SCA introduces TENA Identifi

SCA, which makes TENA incontinence products, has announced that the TENA Identifi is in the final stages of regulatory clearance in the U.S.

Caremerge announces partnership with Care Technology Systems

Caremerge LLC unveiled plans for a partnership with Care Technology Systems in April. Data and alerts from the latter's sensors can be combined with activity and clinical data from Caremerge, providing a more complete reporting picture.

Home care sensor market may be $1.2 billion by 2018

Home care sensor market may be $1.2 billion by 2018

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Just like the markets for skilled nursing and assisted living, demand for sensors in home care is expected to jump in the next five years.

Care Innovations and Cardigm announce partnership

Intel-GE Care Innovations™ and Caradigm are intending to form a partnership that uses Care Innovations™ remote patient monitoring and smart sensor technologies with the Caradigm™ Intelligence Platform.

 What we'll see in assisted living this year—a year to get stronger

What we'll see in assisted living this year—a year to get stronger

What will we see in the assisted living world this year? The following are my best guesses, given ongoing conversations with assisted living communities across the country and seeing firsthand how the economy has forced change in census and staffing.