Grit Daily covers the importance of technology and digital health sharing Lifesprk’s ELR as one example. In the article, the reporters shares how “senior citizens are valuable part of society and important to the lives of many people. However, the care they are receiving does not reflect such a statement. In a world where technology has taken over many aspects of life, nursing homes are sadly not in a position to offer the same digital access and devices that are available to most of the world.
The technology of the future is just as important for the success of nursing homes. As nursing homes see an influx of people in the coming years, technology must be developed to keep pace with higher elderly populations. Technology such as Lifesprk: Electronic Life Record, is aimed at analyzing medical profiles for each patient and creating predictive models. These models also take into account social and economic factors to comprise a full picture of the individual’s lifestyle.
Memory Care Operators Embrace Managed Care Amid Wider Shift to Value-Based Payments
November 1, 2023Meaghan Puglisi
In a Senior Housing News story on Memory Care Business, writer Jesse Floyd shares that memory care providers are shifting to a managed care model, seeking to forestall expensive medical crises in favor of working to keep residents as healthy as possible for longer. Lifespark had the opportunity to share our expertise on senior living […]
WCCO Health Show with Susie Jones – Dr. Nick Schneeman Talks Deprescribing
October 30, 2023Meaghan Puglisi
Dr. Nick Schneeman, Lifespark Chief Medical Officer, joined Susie Jones from WCCO radio on her Health Show to talk about deprescribing and overprescribing during Healthy Aging Month. They covered a lot of ground during the one-hour Sunday morning segment answering everything from what is deprescribing and drug cascading to should a person ever go off […]
Joel Theisen, BSN, RN, CEO of Lifespark weighed in on the Annual Open Enrollment season with his opinion on the process in an article in MarketWatch. The health care choice is important but changing for the 60 million Americans on Medicare. 2023 was the first year most seniors opted for Medicare Advantage over traditional Medicare, […]