The technology industry is paying more attention to the needs of older adults and the caregivers who serve them, as evidenced by the wide range of senior-targeted devices highlighted at the 2020 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), held in January in Las Vegas.
Nurses sleep nearly 90 minutes less before work days compared to days off, and this can negatively affect patient care and safety, according to a study by researchers at NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing.
As technology use continues to evolve in long-term care, providers must always keep resident needs in mind while also staying focused on data privacy and security. It’s also an increasingly crucial part of staff retention, a top technology emphasizes.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services issued a request for information in October seeking input from all of its stakeholders on using artificial intelligence and other technologies to help process claims accurately, reduce administrative burdens on healthcare professionals and ensure Medicare program integrity.