Tech Beat: CSU Partners with OneDay, K4Connect’s New Hire

Capital Senior Living Partners with Dallas-Based OneDay

Capital Senior Living (NYSE: CSU) recently partnered with Dallas-based startup OneDay to digitally preserve the stories of residents at its 129 senior housing communities.

OneDay’s mobile app is an interactive, personalized storytelling tool, according to a press release. Residents can choose a conversation topic on the app, and a staff member can record them answering a few questions about it using an iOS device. Then, the video clips are compiled into a short video that can be immediately shared with family members and stored on residents’ individual My Story pages.

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Capital Senior Living is currently OneDay’s largest partner.

K4Connect Hires Senior Vice President of Engineering

North Carolina-based senior living technology company K4Connect recently hired Kuldip Pabla as senior vice president of engineering.

In his new role, Pabla will oversee the ongoing development of K4Community. Pabla most recently served as the co-founder and chief technology officer of applied artificial intelligence startup Cooldimi.

Tradition Senior Living Installs CarePredict at Senior Housing Communities in Houston

CarePredict recently announced that Tradition Senior Living is installing the CarePredict Artificial Intelligence Platform at The Tradition-Woodway and The Tradition-Buffalo Speedway communities in Houston, Texas.

CarePredict is an AI-driven platform for senior housing that uses deep learning to reveal insights based on seniors’ activities of daily living.

Senior Star Communities Begin Using BikeAround

Some Senior Star senior housing communities have started using BikeAround, Newson6.com reported.

BikeAround combines a stationary bicycle and Google Street Maps, and enables riders to feel like they’re riding bikes in different locations worldwide.

Mediware Information Systems Acquires BlueStrata EHR

Mediware Information Systems, Inc., a TPG Capital portfolio company and a supplier of software solutions in human services and health care, has acquired BlueStrata EHR, a cloud-based electronic health record (EHR) for long-term post-acute care providers.

“We see tremendous potential with BlueStrata EHR. It’s a comprehensive, easy-to-use clinical and billing system for the long-term care industry,” Mediware CEO Bill Miller said in a press release. “BlueStrata EHR provides Mediware with a high-quality solution and a new market opportunity where we can share our expertise in improving care through technology. Together with BlueStrata EHR, Mediware now offers the broadest set of solutions in the post-acute software market, including home health, hospice, and rehab.”

BlueStrata EHR uses a cloud-based software as a service (SaaS) model intended to meet the specific clinical, operational and financial needs of assisted living and skilled nursing facilities. Going forward, Mediware and BlueStrata EHR are planning to develop advanced technologies with expanded functionality to help long-term care, and skilled nursing and assisted living communities, communicate and collaborate more effectively with different facets of the health care continuum.

Written by Mary Kate Nelson

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