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Positioning Healthcare Organizations for the Future

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Positioning Healthcare Organizations for the Future

Here's a brief Q&A round-up from this informative session presented at the NEXT Summit on August 5, on tackling short- and long-term goals in healthcare organizations. 

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Strategies to Alleviate Today’s Clinical Challenges 

The first panel at the NEXT Summit on August 5, focused on how clinical leaders can overcome the many challenges facing their teams including understaffing, improving and..

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Inaugural NEXT Summit a Success!

On August 5, VirtuSense Technologies invited healthcare thought leaders to its exclusive, inaugural New Evolution in Healthcare Technology Summit, also known as NEXT Summit, to..

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Providing a New Outlook on Skilled Nursing 

Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs) are often seen as the last resort in the continuum of care for older adults. But what if we could change that perspective, and instead of it..

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The Importance of Lower Body Strength as We Age 

There are three officially recognized systems that contribute to a person's balance and fall risk. They consist of our vision (what we see and our orientation to the horizon),..

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5 Times Sit-to-Stand: A Predictor for Fall Risk

The Five Time Sit-to-Stand Test or 5XSTS is a geriatric standardized testing tool developed to assess specific sit-to-stand transfers and lower extremity strength. It has the..

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4 Ways AI is the Future of Hospitals

(This article was originally published at HealthIT Outcomes.)

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VirtuSense Named as a Tech Company to Watch by BuiltIn Chicago

BuiltIn Chicago released its "Summer Tech Watch: 30 Chicago Companies to Know," and VirtuSense made the list! "The Chicago-based companies featured here are unique in many ways,..

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Clinical Significance of the TUG Assessment

TUG or Timed Up and Go is a standardized screening tool designed to measure the mobility and fall risk of older adults. It was originally introduced as the “get up and go” in 1986..

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Gait Analysis: Why is Step Length Important?

In part one, we defined cadence and gait speed and how they impact falls.  While these two variables have a high impact on fall risk, there are other variables that can be..

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