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CareTracker (Mobile Coordination)

  Inefficiencies are major problem facing today’s health care system — one that impacts the quality of patient care as well as health care costs. Studies have found that nursing professionals can spend up to one-fifth of the work day communicating with multiple members of the care team regarding a patient’s care; trying to find out […]

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Funding

eCaring to Expand Product Development and Marketing to Managed Care Organizations, Payers, Home Health Agencies, and Hospitals eCaring, a New York-based health care company that provides a unique cloud-based home care management and monitoring system, announced that it recently secured $3.5 million in Series A funding.   The round was led by Ascent Biomedical Ventures, a leading […]

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Why You Can’t Avoid Tracking Health Indicators Anymore

By: eCaringCategory :Technology    April 14, 2014
Tracking Health

Now more than ever Americans are using web-based programs to track their health. This new age of the “Quantified Self”, or self-tracking through monitoring tools and wearable devices, is catching on across the demographic spectrum – even among the elderly and persons with chronic conditions. In fact, nearly 60% of older adults are seeking web-based […]

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Falls Responsible for Most Deaths Among NYC Seniors

By: eCaringCategory :Blog    April 7, 2014

The incident of falls among aging New Yorkers is on the rise, according to a new report for the New York City Department of Health – up 22% in just four years.   In 2011, falls caused nearly 300 deaths and 46,000 hospital and ER visits in the Big Apple. The data, which examine unintentional, […]

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Why Tablets Are The New Frontier for In-Home mHealth

By: eCaringCategory :Technology    March 31, 2014

It’s hard to deny that the health care industry is looking to technology as a means to lower utilization costs (hospitalizations and ER visits), improve patient care, and to facilitate communication across providers. Two-thirds of health IT executives believe that the use of mobile technology will substantially or dramatically impact the delivery of healthcare in […]

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