Artificial Intelligence, or AI, is having a moment. By now, you must have heard something about how artificial intelligence is going to revolutionize this or that. Maybe you’re excited about that, maybe...
Clinical briefs for Friday, March 24
Mar 24, 2023
Focused ultrasound can improve Parkinson’s symptoms for up to 1 year … A higher dose of magnesium each day keeps dementia at bay … Living near fracking tied to increase in hospitalizations in...
The value of AI for monitoring seniors’ health
Mar 15, 2023
While health tech has seen rapid, widespread adoption over the past decade, some areas of the healthcare industry that could benefit greatly have been slow adopters — particularly among senior care. ...
Artificial intelligence leading to more nursing home coverage denials
Mar 14, 2023
Artificial intelligence is partly to blame for increasing Medicare Advantage denials, especially among beneficiaries in need of skilled nursing care, a new report finds.
Reach of AI, other tech will help SNFs reach seniors looking to avoid nursing homes: expert
James M. Berklan
Mar 03, 2023
The future will bring an ongoing tug away from skilled nursing, led by rising tech in senior living and home care, an expert warned Thursday.
Poll: Americans uneasy with clinical use of artificial intelligence
Feb 26, 2023
Sixty percent of poll respondents said that they would feel uncomfortable if their own healthcare provider used AI to aid in tasks such as diagnosing disease and recommending treatments.
Also in the News for Wednesday, Aug. 24
Aug 24, 2022
Skilled nursing struggles help drive healthcare bankruptcies higher … MN hospital’s staffing challenges could lead it to close county’s only SNF … AI model uses breathing patterns to detect signs...
Sensor technology with artificial intelligence to improve patient safety
Guy Fragala, Ph.D.
Jun 30, 2021
In today’s world, advances in technology have provided a great opportunity for the application of this technology targeted at improving the safety of healthcare patients. Consider having a caregiver...
Artificial Intelligence and neural networks, beyond your average key word reader
May 20, 2021
Mother’s Day in our household always arrives with excessive amounts of artwork, clay creations and the legendary “Top 10 Reasons Why I Love My Mom” letters. The sentences are always nicely structured...
Addressing the top residence safety risks of 2021
Apr 29, 2021
The coronavirus drastically altered the delivery of healthcare over the past year, especially for resident care facilities. These organizations were faced with the challenge of managing ongoing care while...