Leveraging innovation: the human and financial benefits of digital care

By: Tom Morton, CEO, Communicare 24/7
Published: Tuesday, February 23, 2016 - 13:14 GMT

Outdated infrastructure and an increasingly fragmented market threaten the future of technology-enabled integrated care.

Growing elderly populations and stretched resources means that great hope is being placed in technology-enabled care to help citizens maintain independence and provide support for their carers.

The personal alarms and health monitoring devices that, for many, are a critical lifeline often rely on outdated technology - the telephone landline, for example. These are at risk when people forget to check equipment or…

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