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PointClickCare and CAST Release the Results of a Joint Market Assessment SurveyOctober 2015Nursing homes, assisted living communities, and continuing care retirement communities (CCRC) are investing in technology and community outreach as a way to remain competitive and to differentiate themselves in the marketplace, according to a new survey from CAST Partner PointClickCare and CAST.
Collaborations Help Expand MatrixCare, AOD, and CDW OfferingsOctober 20153 CAST Business Associates are increasing their market share by integrating their technology solutions with innovative products from other companies.Which Chronic Conditions Increase the Risk of Falling?October 2015A new study from Philips, a LeadingAge Silver Partner and CAST Supporter, demonstrates a correlation between chronic conditions and the risk of falling.
Cerner, Keystone Technologies, Stanley Healthcare, and MatrixCare Make Summer NewsAugust 2015CAST Business Associate Cerner made headlines in late July when the company and its partners won a contract to provide the Department of Defense with a new electronic health record system. Other CAST Business Associates in the news included MatrixCare, Keystone Technologies, and Stanley Healthcare.
PointClickCare: Delivering Radiology Results to EHR PlatformsAugust 2015A new technology solution from CAST Partner PointClickCare gives providers the ability to receive radiology test results directly through their electronic health record (EHR) systems. Integrated Radiology Results completes PointClickCare’s “integrated results” portfolio, which is designed to advance interoperability in the senior care market.
What Does Innovation Look Like at Philips?August 2015What is the innovation plan at Philips? The LeadingAge SilverPartner and CAST Supporter wants to get new innovations to market as quickly aspossible, says Ken Berta, head of Commercial Operations, North America -Digital Pathology.
LeadingAge CAST Welcomes 3 New Business AssociatesCAST is pleased to welcome 3 new Business Associates: Align LLC, Healthcare Academy, and Keystone Technologies.
Philips Announces New AgingWell HubJuly 2015Philips, a LeadingAge Silver Partner and CAST Supporter, is creating a new research center to examine and share solutions for aging well. Philips announced the AgingWell Hub during the White House Conference on Aging on July 13.
PointClickCare: Practitioner Tool Goes MobileJuly 2015PointClickCare’s Practitioner Engagement solution now allows physicians and nurse practitioners to electronically prescribe from a mobile device.
CAST Business Associates in the News: July 2015July 2015CAST Business Associates aren’t taking the summer off. Instead, they’re forming new partnerships, creating resources and new tools for long-term and post-acute care providers, winning awards for their accomplishments, and reaching out to consumers. Here’s the latest from CAST Business Associates Collain Healthcare, Keystone Technologies, American HealthTech, BAM Labs, and Independa.
Westminster-Canterbury on Chesapeake Bay Launches Research Project with iN2LJuly 2015CAST Business Associates aren’t taking the summer off. Instead, they’re forming new partnerships, creating resources and new tools for long-term and post-acute care providers, winning awards for their accomplishments, and reaching out to consumers. Here’s the latest from CAST Business Associates Collain Healthcare, Keystone Technologies, American HealthTech, BAM Labs, and Independa.
Front Porch: Using Technology To Stimulate Memory and Improve Well-BeingJuly 2015Older people with dementia are experiencing the healing power of music by using 2 new software applications that Front Porch is piloting at several of its communities. Front Porch is a CAST Patron in Glendale, CA.
Achievements Earn Headlines for CAST and LeadingAge MembersJune 2015CAST 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 SpringJune 2015A 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 InnovationJune 2015Direct 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?June 2015What’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 PartnershipsJune 2015Philips, 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 PartnerMay 2015CAST welcomes PointClickCare as a CAST Partner.
Philips: Exploring Technology Investments by Health Care Providers and Family CaregiversJune 2015Two 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 LTPACMay 2015CAST 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 PartnershipsMay 2015Several 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 NewsMay 2015New 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 Alarm.com (formerly BeClose).
Windsor Park: Learning Technology from the MastersMay 2015Not 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 AssociatesApril: 2-2015CAST 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 AccomplishmentsApril 2015The 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 LifelineApril 2015Philips, 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?April 2015Could 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 MarketsPosted: March 2015CAST 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 AccomplishmentsPosted: March 2015CAST 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 ProductsPosted: March 2015CAST 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 PatientsPosted: February 2015Philips, 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 ProgramPosted: February 2015Low-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 2015Posted: February 2015CAST 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 AssociatesPosted: January 2015CAST 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 PlacePosted: January 2015Products 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.