MedCity News: Navigating our health system is challenging enough for native speakers but what about for those for whom English isn’t their first language? It’s an issue not only for patients and their families, but also for people who serve in critical roles such as care givers and other medical support staff. Show more
Alley Watch: We have an aging population. Enabling more seniors to stay in their homes rather than move to a nursing home is one of the major trends in healthcare, and that’s eCaring’s focus. With their unique cloud-based home care management and monitoring system, for the first time, home aides, caregivers and patients themselves, can input and share extensive amounts of information in real time, regardless of their computer skills or English proficiency, thanks to eCaring’s unique icon-based language. Show more
MedCity News: The push to enable more seniors to stay in their homes rather than move to a nursing home is one of the major trends in healthcare. eCaring is one of several health IT companies focused on the greying market. Show more
Reuters PE Hub: 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. Show more
mHealthNews: Care coordination platform providers take wellness applications to the next level of patient engagement by integrating what the patient does with what caregivers need to know. In the process, the platform creates a unique kind of symbiosis where each member of the healthcare circle is able to adapt and react to the requirements of the other. Show more
NYCEDC: Last year, over 40 innovator teams submitted proposals for health pilot projects to Pilot Health Tech NYC. eCaring was one of 10 winning projects.
In conjunction with Pace University, eCaring was able to test its new web-based care management and monitoring system among Henry Street Settlement’s retirement community in the Lower East Side. Show more
mHealthNews: America’s seniors are very much interested in managing their health online and with mobile devices – but they aren’t getting those services from healthcare providers.
And with 10,000 people celebrating their 65th birthday every day over the next 17 years, that’s a significant market opportunity for hospitals and practices that haven’t yet embraced the mHealth movement, according to a survey by Accenture. Show more
MedCity News: A digital health company has developed a Web-based patient monitor program for PCs and mobile devices designed to help home health aides, caregivers and institutional care facilities like nursing homes keep a log of physical and behavioral health of the elderly and people with chronic illnesses. Show more
Henry Street Settlement: NORC/Vladeck Cares is again at the forefront of innovation; it is the pilot site for an exciting partnership between Pace University and eCaring – a comprehensive in-home health care management system – that will use new technologies to address gaps in health care provision. Show more