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Regenstrief Institute invests in startup to improve nursing home care

The Regenstrief Institute, an organization dedicated to technological innovation in healthcare, is partnering with Care Revolution, a medical startup focused on improving care at nursing facilities, controlling costs and reducing trips to the hospital. The new venture expands on an ongoing project funded by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ Center for Innovation.  “Investing…

Tech-enabled rehab targets residents with dementia in Brookdale pilot

A first-of-its-kind program is embedding technology in dementia care to reduce risks and improve patient outcomes. Brookdale Senior Living is testing the approach in its skilled living facility at Brookdale Overland Park in Kansas. “This is a unique skilled care and rehabilitation program, offering so much more than just a secured, skilled dementia care environment,”…

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