Breaking Language Barriers in Healthcare using Digital Technology

By: eCaringCategory :Blog    June 23, 2014
Breaking Language Barriers #2

The non-English speaking patient population in the U.S. accounts for an estimated 30 million people. Navigating our health system is challenging enough for native speakers but what about for those for whom English isn’t their first language? Language barriers have been demonstrated to lead to a number of adverse health outcomes including: Decreased patient satisfaction […]

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This evening The New York Academy of Medicine (NYAM) will hold its 20th Annual Gala, “Healthy Cities, Healthy World,” at the Pierre Hotel.  The Gala will honor companies and organizations that use technology to improve health, particularly among older adults. NYAM will present eCaring with the Corporate Leadership award for its creation and use of technology in […]

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Elderly refusing water? Here’s What to Do

By: eCaringCategory :General Health    June 2, 2014
Elderly and Water

Are you finding it increasingly difficult to get your patient or elderly parent to consume water? If you’re concerned, you have reason to be. Dehydration is a serious problem for seniors: Dehydrated older adults are more susceptible to urinary tract infections, pneumonia, pressure ulcers, and confusion. The condition can lead to unplanned hospitalizations and even […]

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The Ultimate Tech Product Test: “Is It Good Enough for Mom?”

By: eCaringCategory :Technology    May 19, 2014
hx Refactored

“If you’re not developing for the 50+ market, you should be,” said Sanjay Khurana, Director of Thought Leadership for AARP. In Sanjay’s recent talk at HxRefactored — a 2-day conference that uniquely brought together designers, innovators, providers, payors, and clinicians to discuss the future of user centered practices in health care — he highlighted a […]

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Visit eCaring on May 7 to 9, 2014 at the HCA Annual Conference

By: eCaringCategory :Blog    April 28, 2014
HCA Annual Conference May 2014

The Home Care Association of New York (HCA-NYS) is New York State’s premier home care association, representing more than 400 providers, individuals and associate members who collectively serve thousands of New Yorkers. For over 30 years, HCA-NYS has served New York’s voice, resource and advocate — committed to the principles of providing high-quality, cost-effective community based […]

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