ResMed (NYSE: RMD) is acquiring MatrixCare, the Minneapolis-based health care software platform that specializes in senior housing and care, in a $750 million deal. The transaction, announced Monday, allows San Diego-based ResMed to expand its out-of-hospital Software as a Service (SaaS) portfolio beyond home health and hospice and into skilled nursing and senior care, while […]
After a decade of whispers, trials, pilots and promise, virtual reality now seems on the precipice of a boom in senior housing and senior care settings.
The impending wave of baby boomers into the senior population will bring more than just massive numbers of potential residents. This isn’t merely a question of bulk. It’s a question of breadth, with a wider range of seniors becoming inherently trickier to serve.
Health care costs for seniors are soaring, health levels are plateauing and experts across the care continuum are searching for fixes to both. The answer could be found by going back to the basics in medical care.