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Taking the pulse of eldercare tech

At the Healthcare Unbound conference, a key topic is how to support seniors, especially those a long way from doctors or family members.

At the Healthcare Unbound conference, a key topic is how to support seniors, especially those a long way from doctors or family members.

Test programs provide important information as to whether a technology will work and whether people would be willing to pay for it, say panelists.
July 17, 2007

Senior service providers retool business model

The experimental program Senior Safe@Home is just one example of how providers are rethinking the way they do business.
July 17, 2007

Developing devices for the booming eldercare market takes broad awareness of limitations, analyst advises during SF conference.
July 16, 2007

newsmaker Majd Alwan wants to reduce health care costs and improve care for the elderly. It's been tried before, but now he thinks it will work.
July 16, 2007

Taking the temperature on Google Health

Better Health Technologies founder predicts that Google may develop the next generation of the personal health record.
July 16, 2007

previous coverage

High-tech monitors, Webcams and GPS devices can help caregivers check in on elderly parents--from afar.
July 5, 2007

New systems make it possible for caregivers to keep track of elderly parents from an Internet browser or a smart phone.
July 5, 2007