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No reason to hold back on technology, speakers say

March 18, 2016Liz Beaulieu, Editor

NEW ORLEANS - Whether it's PERS, telehealth or remote health monitoring, tech-enabled home care is here and it's here to stay, said the speakers at the Home Health Technology Summit last week.Britney Treadaway, who spoke on a panel about telehealth, told attendees to, at the very least, “pick one thing to implement,” because technology is not going away.“What we're really waiting on, here, is you,” said Treadaway, director of strategy and implementation for Ideal Life, a tech-based...

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Post-acute care: The Internet of the 90s

March 17, 2016Liz Beaulieu, Editor

We hosted the Home Health Technology Summit earlier this week in New Orleans, and I had the event in the back of my mind when I was reading a New York Times article yesterday about South by Southwest, an “annual festival of tech, music, film, barbeque and tacos,” according to the newspaper. But mostly, tech. If you're not familiar with the Technology Summit—we gathered a group of C-level execs in home care (home health, hospice, visiting nurse and HME) to examine the opportunities...

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Be the hero

January 20, 2016Liz Beaulieu, Editor

How many of you HME providers find yourselves interacting more with caregivers than the actual users of your equipment and services? Do you know what these caregivers, who aren't growing in numbers fast enough, need most? That's what I was thinking about as I was reading AARP's recently released report “Caregiving Innovation Frontiers: A universal need, a growing opportunity—leveraging technology to transform the future.” Here's how AARP sets the stage for its report, which it put...

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