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Star Tribune: As Seniors Buy More Tech, the Market for MN-Made Devices Expands

  • Jun 21, 2023
  • Meaghan Puglisi
  • 1-min Read

Star Tribune reporter Nick Williams, reached out to Lifespark’s Chief Information Officer, Peter Lutz, to weigh in on the conversation about tech devices for seniors. Tech innovations for seniors are great but not if they are siloed products, in other words, if they are designed only for tech’s sake.

From a value-based perspective, tech innovations are incredibly important from a big picture. From a business/health care perspective, we need to figure out disparate data points from things like wearables, family and client feedback, and physicians working with seniors to give us the right insight to make the right pathway for clients based on their goals. To us, this is the holy grail and what we are building towards.

In the article, Williams shares how Lifespark is researching technology to detect falls of residents in their centers as one example of tech innovations we have. Read on for the full story…

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