The company Preventice has been working with the Mayo Clinic to develop comprehensive technology to help monitor chronic or at-risk patients with wearable sensors that collect real-time health data.
The device currently on the market is the Body Guardian Remote Monitoring System, which monitors cardiac health using a lightweight wearable sensor. by Megamation, 9Solutions’ system promises to provide a revolution in the way residents are monitored in nursing facilities and care homes.
Now they offer a touch-screen smartphone, too, with senior-focused health apps that assist with medication management and even provide Urgent Care.
Great Call also offers a standalone emergency response system, 5Star Urgent Response, which uses GPS and wireless cellular technology to connect users with emergency contacts or medical services during an emergency.
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It sticks directly to the body with skin-friendly adhesive, collecting data like heart rate, blood pressure, and amount of sleep and sending it wirelessly to be interpreted by sophisticated computer algorithms.
A connected mobile app allows both patients and caregivers to examine the data.
This innovative system combines a wearable alert button with wireless household sensors to help you remotely track your loved one’s daily routine.
Using a secure web page, you can check on sleeping habits, medication compliance, safety, and more, allowing your senior loved ones to live independently even if you are a long-distance caregiver.
With its own base station, Be Close is easy to set up and doesn’t require a second phone line or broadband.
Are you planning to integrate wireless or wearable devices into your senior care routine?
These devices are increasingly integrated with wireless mobile devices and cloud-based data storage, making communication and health monitoring faster and more effective than ever.