»TapestryHealth expanded its primary care services to assisted living and memory care. The company said its experience understanding seniors’ anxieties and dealing with psychiatric behaviors in skilled nursing settings translates well to working with patients with memory deficits.
»Behavioral health specialist WellQor added Transitions and Peace of Mind services to help providers better meet the emotional needs of residents during move-in and routinely with proactive monitoring. Reporting tools can track trends in individual or community outcomes, duration of stay and turnover.
»A new technology suite from professional services firm GHD includes: SimpleTrack to report symptoms and virus exposure; Contact Connect wearables, to promote social distancing and rapid contact tracing; Appointio, to help long-term care facilities bring scheduling online; and wastewater testing, to detect the presence of SARS-CoV-2 in wastewater before symptoms present.
»PadInMotion’s new EZCall application enables quick and secure engagement between skilled nursing facility residents and loved ones via one-touch connectivity. The HIPAA-compliant solution is part of its interactive patient platform, which supports education, entertainment and telehealth services.
»Virtual therapy provider RESTORE Skills debuted new RESTORE-Together technology with a multiplayer function, allowing patients to play skill-building games with loved ones or other patients without the need for in-person visits.
»LG Business Solutions USA has launched LG Pro:Centric Connect, running secure video calls through LG’s healthcare smart TVs. Patient pillow speakers or connected smart devices control the interface.
»The maker of interactive projection games for kids now has an offering for seniors. Obie provides tabletop or wall-based game play with the help of a computer and sensors. Options are designed with seniors’ physical and cognitive needs in mind.