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Connect America buys PERS business from Philips

May 10, 2021HME News Staff

BALA CYNWYD, Pa. – Connect America.com, 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, M&A, PERS, personal emergency response system, Philips


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Vendors

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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