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Detecting changes in condition in real-time among private duty home care recipients.


UMaine faculty shared aging-related research projects with students and colleagues.


Service example: Icontrol Networks Inc., which helps set up smart homes for clients.


For profit companies can now offer PACE services, reimbursed by Medicare and Medicaid.

Market Overview for Technology for Aging in Place

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A visit to Philips -- the call is a communication lifeline

I was fortunate to have an experience this week listening on calls when the Philips Lifeline pendant was activated.

Fragmented thinking (gov and industry) hobbles healthcare technology enablement

Devices, devices, everywhere. I guess I just don't get telehealth-related technology 'progress' -- it seems like two steps forward in one area and a few backward somewhere else. On the one hand, there will be 15 million mobile and wireless telehealth devices by 2012, says an ABI July 22 research report, devices that will be jabbering away with information about our chronic disease measurement readings.

GreatCall Announces Jitterbug J


New Jitterbug J Cell Phone with More Affordable Service is an Easy to Use
Personalized Companion for Anyone Seeking a Lifestyle of Simplicity

Sleek New Handset Offers Style and Comfort
Wider Variety of Easy-To-Use Services Can "Turn On and Off” Anytime to Keep Things Simple

Cisco and telepresence: If you have a hammer, everything looks like a nail

Okay, you know that you can count on tech vendors to put 2 + 2 together and get 5, especially where their own product is involved. Let's start with today's CNET quote from Cisco: "What is different right now is that the health care system in this country is being asked to deliver service more effectively and efficiently without increasing the available resources," said Nick Augustinos, senior director with Cisco's Internet Business Solutions group for global health.

Showcasing mobile telehealth technology on Capitol Hill

Simulating in-person doctor's visits, sometimes called 'virtual visits', has become fairly trendy says the Wall Street Journal.


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