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Ten Years – Technology for Older Adults – 2009-2019

Aging in Place Technology Watch

There were 39 million older adults aged 65+ in 2009 -- today there are nearly 55 million. In 2009, adult children wanted their parents to be online or at least get email. Assisted living costs averaged $36K per year, today they average $48K. Prospective caregiver population was projected to be scarce by 2020.

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2009-19 Market of Technology for Older Adults -- All change, all the time

Aging in Place Technology Watch

The launch of that first report was timed in conjunction with the What’s Next Boomer Business Summit of 2009 and offered a chance to speak publicly about a market category that had been largely ignored by tech industry analysts. In 2009, the market was forecast to be $20 billion by 2020. . What a difference a decade makes.

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What physicians can learn from anthropologists

KevinMD

Since the passing of the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act in 2009, it has been said that health tech would dramatically revolutionize health care and the patient experience.

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Medical Debt in the U.S. Greater in States That Did Not Expand Medicaid

Health Populi

Furthermore, the flow of medical debt was greater among health citizens living in states that did not expand Medicaid as part of the Affordable Care Act, compared with patients who reside in Medicaid expansion states, according to an original research essay, Medical Debt in the US, 2009-2020 published in JAMA on 20 July 2021.

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HHS CTO: Opioids, open data, kidney disease are key focus areas for department

Mobi Health News

President Barack Obama created the role in 2009 and appointed the first three people to hold the post: Todd Park, Bryan Sivak, and Susannah Fox. The Department of Health and Human Services’ position of Chief Technology Officer is a relatively new one.

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3 Key Benefits of eConsults: A Doctor’s Perspective

Electronic Health Reporter

In 2009, a short ten years ago, there were an estimated 209,000 PCPs providing services […]. As primary care providers (PCPs), we’re increasingly trying to manage total patient care for more patients and facing worsening challenges in ensuring our patients can access the care they need.

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Does Private Equity Spike Adverse Events?

Digital Health Wire

hospitalizations at 259 non-PE-owned control hospitals from 2009 to 2019, researchers found that patients at the PE-owned hospitals experienced 25.4% After comparing data from over 660k hospitalizations at 51 PE-owned hospitals to data from 4.2M more hospital-acquired adverse events (+4.6 events per 10k hospitalizations).

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