Cancer Treatment Centers of America Partners with Intel to For Home Telecare Solution

Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) has announced that is deploying the Intel® Health Guide to provide patients with the information and resources they need to make educated decisions about their cancer care.  The system allows physicians and clinicians to proactively monitor their patients’ care at home and gather data and modify the care provided […]

US Government Wants You Healthier…By 2020

Uncle Sam wants you….to be healthier by 2020.  Last week, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) unveiled Healthy People 2020, a 10 year plan with goals and objectives for the promotion of health and disease prevention.  The initiative sets national objectives and measurable monitoring yardsticks that will evaluate progress on promotion and […]

SeniorBridge and VRI Launch TeleCare Management Offering

Combinations of technology and care delivery continue to focus on reducing costs as VRI and SeniorBridge announced a new service the combines the remote monitoring of vital signs with face-to-face oversight from geriatric care managers.  The partnership will leverage SeniorBridge’s management service for ongoing assessments and will be supplemented by the the VRI platform.  Participating […]

Sittercity Acquires In-Home Care Industry Website announced last week the acquisition of the website. is the third-largest in-home care website and has developed a significant sitter and parent network throughout its almost 10 year history.  This acquisition will expand Sittercity’s current database of close to 2 million users, further solidifying the company’s dominance in the online in-home care […]

Study Finds Veteran Care More Stressful For Family

Caregiving is a growing epidemic but a new study shows that caring for veterans presents additional stress above and beyond what is experienced by typical family caregivers.  The study, released today by the National Alliance for Caregiving (NAC) and funded by United Health Foundation, finds that family caregivers of veterans face a higher burden of […]

Independa Launches Tablet Based Independent Living Monitoring System

Independa, a startup technology company based in San Diego, California, recently launched its integrated elder care monitoring system for home use.  The service, sold as a monthly subscription service, is anchored by an upcoming Android-based wireless tablet computer, named "Angela" interfaces with wireless home and health sensors in the care receiver’s home.   The system communicates […]