IBM’s Watson: The Brains Behind Smarter Senior Living?

IBM’s supercomputer known as “Watson” might be best known for winning the game show Jeopardy!—but senior living providers might soon think of the artificial intelligence technology as an important ally in keeping residents healthy and happy. With the help of such big names as Apple, Johnson & Johnson and Medtronic, IBM is launching Watson Health, […]

Johnson & Johnson to Pay $2.2 Billion Settlement Tied to Nursing Home Kickbacks

Healthcare giant Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiaries will pay more than $2.2 billion to resolve criminal and civil liability stemming from allegations it participated in off-label marketing and kickbacks to doctors and pharmacists, including those in the long-term care industry, the Justice Department announced Monday. The settlement includes a $149 million payment to settle […]

Senior Care Technology Round-Up: Dementia Care, Pill Management & More

Included in this edition’s round-up is another batch of senior care technologies that promote independence and support desires to safely age in place. Senior care technology innovations come from all over the world in this week’s lineup. From an Israeli Alzheimer’s memory game making its way to Harvard, to a European collaboration for a robot caregiver, […]