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Gold Award in High Tech/High Touch goes to Abramson Center for Jewish Life

http://www.mcknights.com/gold-award-in-high-techhigh-touch-goes-to-abramson-center-for-jewish-life/article/375186/

The Polisher Researcher Institute of the Madlyn and Leonard Abramson Center for Jewish Life developed a new tool called the Match-Quality Indicator in order to help residents maximize their activities based on preferences. The project won it the Gold Award in the High Tech/High Touch category of the McKnight’s Excellence in Technology Awards.

The Silver Award went to Signature HealthCARE for its use of Smart Bed Technology made by Goodmark Medical and BAM Labs. The company also received a Certificate of Merit award in the Dignity category for this project.

Dignity Award Gold won by Archie Hendricks Sr. SNF

http://www.mcknights.com/dignity-award-gold-won-by-archie-hendricks-sr-snf/article/374892/

A skilled nursing facility that sits on a Native American reservation has taken Gold in the Dignity category for the third annual McKnight’s Excellence in Technology Awards.

Certificates of Merit were given to Signature HealthCARE for its use of Smart Bed Technology made through Goodmark Medical and BAM Labs, and Centers Health Care in New York, which used Point RF Solution’s NoWander management system.

Stanley Healthcare Makes New Investment in Senior Care Tech Development

http://seniorhousingnews.com/2013/10/28/stanley-healthcare-makes-new-investment-in-senior-care-tech-development/

Senior Housing News: Stanley Healthcare products are present in around 12,000 long-term care and senior living facilities, and the company will now work with its distribution partners to offer the technology to those and other acute and senior care providers throughout North America. Stanley Healthcare is rebranding the technology, which will be powered by BAM Labs, with plans to integrate its other senior living offerings.

Alarm-free bed monitoring earns The Terraces of Los Gatos top honors for dignity through technology

http://www.mcknights.com/alarm-free-bed-monitoring-earns-the-terraces-of-los-gatos-top-honors-for-dignity-through-technology/article/314060/

McKnights, Long-Term Care News & Assisted Living:The California continuing care retirement community opted for a solution from BAM Labs for its skilled nursing units and undertook a comprehensive transformation based on the new system’s capabilities. These include an FDA-approved biometric sensor beneath the mattress and HIPAA-compliant cloud-based monitoring.

Sleep Deprived? There’s an App for That – HIVE Health Media

http://www.hivehealthmedia.com/sleep-deprived-theres-an-app-for-that/

HIVE Health Media: Can’t afford the electronic beds seen in late-night infomercials? The BAM Labs® Touch-free Life Care System can make any run-of-the-mill mattress into a digital platform. Sensors are placed under the bed and paired with a cloud-monitoring platform to track the sleeper’s breathing rate, heart rate, presence and motion. Smart bed technology cannot only process a person’s sleeping habits, but can also detect any serious health problems that can happen throughout the night.

BAM Labs app now remotely validates sleeping position

http://mobihealthnews.com/18583/bam-labs-app-now-remotely-validates-sleeping-position/

MobiHealth News: The new Position Change feature from BAM Labs, Campbell, Calif., an optional feature in the latest update to Bam Labs Health Monitoring app, verifies whether a patient has changed positions in bed. This helps assure that patients are turned regularly to avoid pressure ulcers and alerts staff in case of a bed exit that can lead to a fall.

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