BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (July 29, 2020)—Telehealth and other technology, new partnerships and new ways to measure outcomes will all be important ways that home health and hospice agencies will survive and thrive in a post-COVID-19 environment, members of a panel said Wednesday at the National Association for Home Care & Hospice’s financial management conference.

The panel, which was moderated by NAHC President Bill Dombi, included:

ORANGE, Calif (July 17, 2020)—GrandPad, creator of the first purpose-built tablet for people over the age of 75, announced that it has been named the preferred telehealth provider for the National PACE Association. The agreement makes it easier for individual Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) organizations nationwide to implement GrandPad telehealth solutions, which allow older patients to engage in virtual care in a safe, simple and reliable format.

NEEDHAM, Mass. (July 9, 2020)—Pharmacy provider MedMinder, announced the introduction of an automatic pill dispenser with telemedicine capabilities focused on the elderly and chronically ill. The release comes at a time when these individuals are increasingly relying on remote medical solutions to meet their medical needs while allowing them to maintain their independence.