Five Aging and Health Technology Blog Posts from September 2020

Aging in Place Technology Watch

These include GreatCall’s new Lively Flip phone with voice services and the announcement that Amazon’s Alexa has added 80,000 answers to healthcare questions through a partnership with Digital Health company Sharecare. What happens when people avoid health-related in-person care?

Aging and Health Technology Blog Posts from September 2020

Aging in Place Technology Watch

These include GreatCall’s new Lively Flip phone with voice services and the announcement that Amazon’s Alexa has added 80,000 answers to healthcare questions through a partnership with Digital Health company Sharecare. What happens when people avoid health-related in-person care? Family concerns about health and Covid-19 also continue to delay or prevent some move-ins to senior living communities. Five offerings from the Rock Health Aging in Place report.

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Care Gets Personal at Philips for Parents and Babies

Health Populi

Our homes should nurture our health. In addition to nutrition and good food, positive relationships, clean air and water, and the basic needs that bolster whole health, technology is playing a growing role to help us manage health at home. Following CES, I wanted to further dive into one part of the portfolio very important to family health at home: the mother-and-child segment. Health outcomes for mothers and babies in the U.S.

Adoption of Telemedicine Accelerating

LinkousThink

A series of news announcements and reports over the past few days provides an interesting look at the breadth and scope of telemedicine being by health professionals and consumers, worldwide. Almost 6,000 health-related mobile phone applications are now available for consumers and health practitioners over mobile phones according to a report released on March 1 by MobiHealthNews. health care “out of the '70s.”