Tag archive for ‘Technology’
By and On Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015

Medicare spending $9B on hepatitis C drugs

Medicare spending on breakthrough medications for hepatitis C will nearly double this year, passing $9 billion, according to new government figures. That’s raising insurance costs for all beneficiaries, whether More...

By On Tuesday, December 8th, 2015

Older adults live independently longer when monitored by care team and technology

Home care Finding ways to help older adults “age in place” has been a focus of researchers at the University of Missouri for more than a decade. Now, a new study shows their work at TigerPlace, an independent More...

By and On Saturday, December 5th, 2015

Chewing gum gets a high-tech makeover as wearable sensor

Modern Healthcare — Wearable technologies are skyrocketing in popularity in both the consumer market and the medical field, used to track all sorts of health data, from heart rates to sleep cycles. But the current More...

By and On Sunday, June 28th, 2015

Technical and Cost Challenges Prevent Hospitals From Installing Patient Lifts

Modern Healthcare — Even though most hospitals have mobile, wheeled lifts at their facilities. But busy nurses and aides typically move average-sized patients themselves rather than taking the time to get an More...

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