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The PCMH and Home Care Data: An Interview with Melissa McCormack

By: eCaringCategory :Technology    December 16, 2013

The Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Model is a new approach which seeks to enhance care coordination and community-based care. To learn more about how health care data fits into the PCMH model and how the new approach will helps seniors, we spoke with PCMH specialist Melissa McCormack of Software Advice, a source for medical systems comparisons.  How does […]

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2013 mHealth Summit features eCaring among innovative, early stage startups

By: eCaringCategory :Blog    December 2, 2013

Catch us at the 2013 mHealth Summit, December 8-11th in Washington DC! The largest event of its kind, the 5th annual mHealth Summit delivers value for stakeholders across the mobile health ecosystem.  The event uniquely gathers healthcare and technology leaders in government, the private sector, industry, academia, providers and not-for-profit organizations from across the mobile health […]

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Can Technology Save Home Care?

By: eCaringCategory :Technology    November 22, 2013

Today over one million home health aides serve America’s home care patients, a number projected to hit nearly 1.4 million by 2018. In order to deliver quality care to homebound patients, home health aides use a variety of tools to report care information. However, the tools currently employed leave much to be desired: paper records […]

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5 Places to Find Volunteer Opportunities with Seniors and the Elderly

By: eCaringCategory :General Health    November 20, 2013

Today about 1.3 million seniors live alone and over 40% report loneliness is an issue in their lives. Social isolation is a widespread problem among the aging population — one that can have substantial negative health effects including a decline in the ability to perform activities of daily living and premature death.  Seniors who remain […]

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3 Amazing Centenarians Changing What Aging Means

By: eCaringCategory :Technology    November 18, 2013

Thanks to advancements in medicine, technology, and nutrition, Americans are living longer than ever before-– life spans have increased by 4.6 years since 1989 for men and 2.7 years for women. The U.S. Census projects the population of centenarians (those living +100 years) will exceed 1 million before 2050. As the population ages, the meaning […]

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