Center for Aging Services Technologies

Center for Aging Services Technologies

The LeadingAge Center for Aging Services Technologies (CAST) is leading the charge to expedite the development, evaluation, and adoption of emerging technologies that can improve the aging experience.

 

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  1. Telemedicine Gaining Traction in States

    The American Telemedicine Association (ATA) recently released an update to two reports that capture the policy landscape of each state and Washington, DC. Grades ...

  2. Alwan Quoted in Article on Sensor Technology

    Majd Alwan, Ph.D., executive director of CAST and SVP of Technology at LeadingAge, was quoted in a recent Los Angeles Times article on sensor technology, called “Aging under a high-tech eye.”   The article ...

  3. GAO Directs HHS to Better Promote EHRs 

    A recent report directs the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to better promote electronic health records (EHRs) and electronic information exchange in post-acute settings. Specifically, the report recommends HHS evaluate how effective its ...

  4. Senior Living Trend: Voice-Command Technology

    Voice-command technology is a new trend in senior living, important for its financial and clinical implications, according to a Feb. 27, 2017, article in Senior Housing News. In fact, says “The ...

  5. Research Highlights Potential of Wearables

    Today’s wearable technology has come a long way since the days of the pedometer. It can not only monitor activity trends, but also predict adverse health events, says new research.   Moulay Elalamy, vice president of information technology for CAST Business Associate