Tag: senior care

Popular Telehealth Technologies to Help Seniors Age in Place

The US has a rapidly-aging population, with the United States Census Bureau projecting that there will be 78 million people over the age of 65 living in the country by 2035. Not only will there soon be more seniors than teenagers in the United States, but the way people want to grow…

Teledentistry in Senior Living Homes

The world’s older population continues to grow at an unprecedented rate. Today, 8.5 percent of people worldwide (617 million) are aged 65 and over. With the joys of aging come the development chronic conditions that need to be monitored, including oral health. It doesn’t take in-depth research to realize that dental…

Telemedicine Coverage Through Medicare

  Being able to get to and from doctor visits can become challenging the older we get, especially if it’s a specialist visit out of town. This is unfortunate since as we age, we may require visits more often. Thankfully, Medicare has made strides to help seniors get the doctor…

VSee Telehealth Launches in Japan; Awarded 1st Prize in Digital Health Solutions for the Super Aging Population

VSee recently launched in Japan, getting 1st prize in digital health innovation at the 1st Well-Aging Society Summit in Tokyo sponsored by Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry (METI).   VSee was also recently featured in Forbes Japan as one of the most promising digital healthcare startups transforming how…

The Promise & Peril of Telehealth for Older Adults: A Case Study of a Senior Community Center – Casey Pierce, PhD ( University of Michigan)

How can we use telehealth to help our seniors age well and age in place? What are important considerations when designing telehealth services for seniors and the elderly? What are the telehealth barriers for seniors and how do we increase their ability to access telehealth? What telehealth services are most…

Making Telepsychiatry Sustainable – Samir Malik (Genoa Telepsychiatry)

Samir Malik is currently the Executive Vice President and General Manager of Genoa Telepsychiatry, the largest outpatient telepsychiatry provider in the country. Samir came into this role through the acquisition of his company, 1DocWay, a New York City-based telepsychiatry company, which he co-founded and served as CEO. The company expands…

Non-emergency Medical Transportation Powered by Lyft – Daniel Trigub (Lyft)

Dan Trigub is a Regional Vice President leading Healthcare, Education, Transit & Government partnerships on the West Coast. Before Lyft, Dan spent time working in Business Development at eBay and previously to that founded several companies including OpenPlacement which is a care coordination platform allowing hospital professionals to connect with…

How Technology Can Help You Monitor the Safety of Your Aging Parents

Nearly 1 in 4 U.S. adults has provided care to a person with a long-term illness, disability, or aged family member in the past 30 days. While caring for aging parents can bring you closer together, it can also be a source of stress. Caring for loved ones can be…

Keep health costs down & employees happy: Designing millennial benefits framework — Marilyn Crawford, HAWA

How can you keep health costs down, improve productivity, and still provide competitive benefits for the employee? This week’s Telehealth Failures & Secrets to Success discusses the increasingly important role of telehealth in keeping the growing millennial workforce happy. What are the right telehealth tools and services for engaging these…

How to do telehealth for the elderly: Business models for skilled nursing vs. home care — Lynda Arnold, On Site for Seniors

What are the biggest challenges for making telemedicine work in a Skilled Nursing Facility? For the homebound Assisted Living Facility? How can you make a SNF primary care practice work financially? How can you use telemedicine to improve care for frail elders? Join wound care specialist and On Site for…

10 Unexpected Pitfalls of Telehealth Home Care for Seniors

For chronic disease patients receiving home care, telehealth is a gamechanger. And the number of these patients are expected to explode as the Baby Boomer generation ages. While the acceptance of technology by seniors has been the biggest concern of those who want to do telehealth with them, the truth…