CAST and CAST Associates in the News

Published On: May 04, 2011Updated On: Jul 21, 2015

Achievements Earn Headlines for CAST and LeadingAge Members
Posted June 2015
CAST and LeadingAge members have been making technology news for their new initiatives, new partnerships, new products, and ongoing achievements. Here’s the latest news from CAST Patron Front Porch, CAST Business Associates BAM Labs and Caremerge, and LeadingAge Member Francis E. Parker Memorial Home.

CAST Members Receive—and Give—Awards This Spring
Posted June 2015
A CAST Supporter, CAST Business Associate and LeadingAge members were on the receiving—and the giving—end when prominent technology awards were distributed this spring. Here’s the latest from CAST Supporter It’s Never 2 Late, CAST Business Associates AOD Software and Akili Software, and LeadingAge Members La Loma Village and Bishop Gadsden Episcopal Retirement Community.

Direct Supply: Transforming History into Innovation
Posted June 2015
Direct Supply, a LeadingAge Gold Partner with CAST Support, is transforming a 5-story, 19th-Century landmark in downtown Milwaukee, WI, into an innovation center that “will help build Milwaukee's 21st-Century innovation economy,” according to the city’s Journal Sentinel newspaper.

PointClickCare: What’s the Ideal Technology for Care Transitions?
Posted June 2015
What’s the ideal technology for providers who want to ensure seamless transitions of care? First and foremost, that technology must be interoperable, advises CAST Commissioner Dave Wessinger, co-founder and chief technology officer at CAST Partner PointClickCare.

Philips Expands Research Partnerships
Posted June 2015
Philips, a LeadingAge Silver Partner and CAST Supporter, is working with 2 research partners to carry out initiatives aimed at increasing health care quality and reducing costs. The company just released findings from a telehealth pilot program it conducted with Banner Health. It also announced a new research alliance with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a CAST University Member in Cambridge, MA.

CAST Welcomes PointClickCare as a New Partner
Posted: May 2015
CAST welcomes PointClickCare as a CAST Partner.

Philips: Exploring Technology Investments by Health Care Providers and Family Caregivers
Posted: June 2015
Two new studies from Philips explore technology investments by health providers and family caregivers. Philips is a LeadingAge Silver Partner and CAST Supporter.

HealthMEDX: Highest Rated Software Vendor in LTPAC
Posted: May 2015
CAST Supporter HealthMEDX emerges as the highest rated software vendor in the long-term and post-acute care (LTPAC) market in a new performance report from KLAS Research.

CAST Business Associates Enhance Their Products Through Partnerships
Posted: May 2015
Several CAST Business Associates are finding that the best way to serve their customers is to join forces with other companies that can help them enhance their products and their market appeal. Here’s the latest partnership news from Medocity, Cerner, Response Care, and Constant Care Technology.

Innovative Programs and New Ideas Land CAST Members in the News
Posted: May 2015
New ideas and innovative programs landed several CAST members in the news this month. Here’s the latest from CAST Partner PointClickCare, CAST Patron Selfhelp Community Services and CAST Business Associate (formerly BeClose).

Windsor Park: Learning Technology from the Masters
Posted: May 2015
Not many people know more about technology than elementary and middle school students. And Windsor Park, a LeadingAge member in Carol Stream, IL, only wanted the best.

CAST Welcomes 1 Supporter, 1 Patron and 3 Business Associates
Posted April: 2-2015
CAST is pleased to welcome Ziegler as a new CAST Supporter and Westminster-Canterbury on Chesapeake Bay as a new CAST Patron. In addition, CAST welcomes 3 new Business Associates: Medocity, Levi + Wong Design Associates, and PharmRight Corporation.

CAST Associates Share News of Accomplishments
Posted: April 2015
The innovative research, cutting-edge technology solutions, and market-changing expansions of CAST Business Associates have made news this month. Here’s the latest from CAST Business Associates Healthsense, AOD Software, PointClickCare, and American HealthTech/Healthland; CAST University Member Carnegie Mellon University; and LeadingAge Member The Lutheran Homes Association.

Philips Adds Predictive Analytics to Lifeline
Posted: April 2015
Philips, a LeadingAge Silver Partner and CAST Supporter, recently added a new predictive analytics engine to the Philips Lifeline remote monitoring solution. The new CareSage platform will allow health providers to better monitor and care for older adults, according to a company statement.

Could the Internet of Things be Hazardous to Your Health?
Posted: April 2015
Could the Internet of Things be hazardous to your health? It could be if you are old and sick, says Joseph Coughlin, director of the AgeLab at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a CAST University Member in Boston.

CAST Members Explore Emerging Technology Markets
Posted: March 2015
CAST Members have made headlines in the past month as they explored and explained emerging markets in the field of aging services technologies. Here’s the latest from CAST Supporter HealthMEDX, CAST Business Associate Caremerge, CAST University Member Georgia Tech, and LeadingAge Minnesota.

AOD, CMU and Healthsense Celebrate Accomplishments
Posted: March 2015
CAST Members have celebrated noted accomplishments in the past month. Here’s the latest good news from CAST Business Associates AOD Software and Healthsense, and CAST University Member Carnegie Mellon University.

PointClickCare and HCS Enhance their Software Products
Posted: March 2015
CAST Business Associates PointClickCare and HCShave released new versions of their software products this month. The enhancements are designed to help users make better care decisions and capture charge details more accurately.

Philips Shares Data About 100,000 ICU Patients
Posted: February 2015
Philips, a LeadingAge Silver Partner and CAST Supporter, is teaming up with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), a CAST University Member, to give health care researchers access to one of the largest sources of data on critical care.

Front Porch Launches New Teledentistry Program
Posted: February 2015
Low-income older adults in the greater Los Angeles area will receive the dental care they need through a new teledentistry project launched in January by the Front Porch Center for Innovation and Wellbeing (FPCIW) and the University of the Pacific. FPCIW is a CAST Patron in Glendale, CA.

CAST Members in the News: February 2015
Posted: February 2015
CAST Supporters and Business Associates have made lots of news in February. Here’s the latest from Philips, a LeadingAge Silver Partner and CAST Supporter, CAST Supporter HealthMEDX, and CAST Associates PointClickCare, MatrixCare, American HealthTech, AOD Software, RF Technologies, BeClose, and WoundRounds.

CAST Welcomes 2 Supporters, 1 Patron and 6 Business Associates
Posted: January 2015
CAST is pleased to welcome Direct Supply and Panasonic as new CAST Supporters and Ingleside Communities as a new CAST Patron. In addition, we welcome 6 new Business Associates: Caremerge, Akili Software, Telekin, BeClose, Full Count, and Cerner Extended Care.

4 High-Tech Ways to Foster Aging in Place
Posted: January 2015
Products from Philips, a LeadingAge Silver Partner and CAST Supporter, and CAST Business Associate GrandCareSystems were featured in a review of “High Tech Ways to Age at Home” published recently by Bottom Line Publications. CAST Executive Director Majd Alwan lent his expertise to the article.

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