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Wearable Health Solutions launches DTC website

May 31, 2023HME News Staff

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. – Wearable Health Solutions, a provider of wearable health solutions, has launched a new direct-to-consumer website,, to bring its personal emergency response systems (PERS) to customers worldwide through a user-friendly online platform. Wearable Health Solutions’ PERS systems combine cutting-edge technology with user-friendly features tailored to meet the unique needs of individuals. The devices offer real-time monitoring, fall detection, two-way...

PERS, Wearable Health Solutions

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Survey: More than half of US internet households connected to health devices

October 5, 2022HME News Staff

ADDISON, Texas – More than 14 million U.S. internet households have used an independent living solution, such as PERS, medical alert systems or a smart home solution, according to Park Associates. Additionally, 54% of U.S. internet households now have a connected health device and are looking for new technology solutions that are integrated and focus on communication, fall detection and safety notifications, especially around fire, water and gas detections. "The ideal connected home will not...

Connected Device, Parks Associates, PERS

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Caregivers likely to invest in connected health, according to research

August 30, 2021HME News Staff

DALLAS – Seventy-three percent of caregivers are likely to buy an independent living solution for their loved one, according to new research from Parks Associates. Among those caregivers, 28% are planning to acquire a smart watch, 25% a PERS solution, 25% a professionally installed home sensor system and 22% a smart speaker/display solution. “Smartphones and connected smart devices hold the potential to transform health care for millions in America and billions around the globe,”...

Caregiver, Connected Health, PERS

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Connect America buys PERS business from Philips

May 10, 2021HME News Staff

BALA CYNWYD, Pa. – Connect, an independent provider of medical alert systems in North America, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the Aging and Caregiving business of Royal Philips. The ACG business offers the Lifeline Personal Emergency Response System (PERS) and senior living solutions with 24/7 access to trained care specialists, and digital solutions that help caregivers stay connected and coordinate the needs of loved ones. “Connect America and Philips...

Connect America, Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), PERS, Personal emergency response system, Philips

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Sponsored content: Vayyar HOME: A 'force field' of safety

March 6, 2020John Andrews

A common concept in science fiction is the force field, an invisible shield that protects those inside it from harm. With Vayyar Imaging's new home protection system, that sci-fi idea has become a reality.Vayyar HOME, introduced in 2018, protects residents in their homes by detecting health and behavior irregularities like falls or accidents. Vayyar HOME works by simply placing it on the wall and then it scans the room 24/7. The sensor can distinguish between people, animals and objects, according...

Aging in Place, Fall Detection, Home protection, PERS, Vayyar Home

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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...

Home Health Technology Summit, PERS, Telehealth

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