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Informative content for healthcare professionals covering topics ranging from fall prevention to telehealth to remote patient monitoring.

Multiple Medications can Increase Fall Risk for Older Adults

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Multiple Medications can Increase Fall Risk for Older Adults

Most adults 65 and older take at least one prescription drug, as well as over-the-counter medications. It’s no surprise, given that 85% of older adults have chronic conditions. 

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Fall Detection is NOT Fall Prevention

Many fall “prevention” companies aren’t actually preventing falls at all, but rather notifying caregivers after a resident is already on the floor. There’s a big difference..

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Life Lessons from VirtuSense CMO, Dr. Tom Hale

It goes without saying (but I’m saying it anyway), we are fortunate at VirtuSense to have a great leadership team. Our Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Tom Hale, is no exception. He’s..

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Making Healthcare Proactive (ft. Joshua Budman)

In this episode of Making Healthcare, we interview Joshua Budman about why he wanted to become a biomedical engineer, his highs and lows of entrepreneurship, working at a large..

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The Real Cost of Falls

In 2018, the CDC estimated that there were over 2.4 million emergency department visits and more than 700,000 hospitalizations occurring among older adults from fall-related..

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10 Questions to Ask Before Working With a Fall Prevention Company

Fall prevention solutions in long-term care are costly, and often require bulky equipment, costly infrastructure upgrades, and extra staffing to monitor or manage the technology,..

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Making Healthcare Patient-centric (ft. Stephen Beeson)

In this episode of Making Healthcare, Dr. Tom Hale interviews Dr. Stephen Beeson, founder of the Clinician Experience Project, about his career defining moments, how to make a..

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How AI Can Augment an Already-Stressed Nursing Workforce

According to the American Nurses Association, there will be significantly more registered nursing positions available by 2022 than any other profession—more than 100,000 per year...

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Making Healthcare Fun (ft. Lydia Zeller)

In this episode of Making Healthcare, Lydia Zeller shares her biggest insights about herself, what’s happening in her segment of healthcare today, and the main products and..

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Assessing Parkinson’s Patients with VSTBalance

  Community Healthcare System’s Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders program takes a multidisciplinary approach to help patients regain their quality of life. “We have a..

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