Falls

Odyssey Health, Inc. Announces Successful Completion of Phase I Clinical Trial for Concussion Drug

Retrieved on: 
Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Odysseys trial involved administering PRV-002, the Companys novel drug to treat concussion, to healthy human subjects.

Key Points: 
  • Odysseys trial involved administering PRV-002, the Companys novel drug to treat concussion, to healthy human subjects.
  • The Phase I trial was conducted at Avance Clinical and Nucleus Network, two leading clinical research organizations.
  • Odyssey is currently communicating with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to present the findings from the Phase I Trial.
  • Phase II trial sites are being identified and study design is being created with the sites medical leadership and Odyssey Medical Advisors.

Meet the Hand Dryer That Removes Bacteria In The Air

Retrieved on: 
Wednesday, September 28, 2022

TORONTO, Sept. 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ - Citron Hygiene, a global washroom hygiene services company, and Velair Group, a leading innovative hand dryer manufacturer, today announced their partnership in North America with the launch of the Pebble+ hand dryer.

Key Points: 
  • TORONTO, Sept. 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ - Citron Hygiene, a global washroom hygiene services company, and Velair Group, a leading innovative hand dryer manufacturer, today announced their partnership in North America with the launch of the Pebble+ hand dryer.
  • Local air sterilization and UV-C disinfection work to remove 99.9% of bacteria, at a lower cost to the planet and the bottom line of businesses.
  • It works to sterilize the air with an intelligent H13 filter and is TUV SUD-certified for removal of bacteria and viruses from the air around it.
  • "Most companies have elevated their hand hygiene protocol, but not enough companies have found energy-efficient, sustainable and cost-effective hand drying solutions," said Robert Guice, CEO of Citron Hygiene.

Kami Vision’s Fall Management Solution, KamiCare, Expands National Access Through General Availability

Retrieved on: 
Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Kami Vision , the computer vision company that provides artificial intelligence (AI) solutions and cameras to enterprise, SMBs and consumers, announces the general availability of KamiCare , its vision AI fall management solution.

Key Points: 
  • Kami Vision , the computer vision company that provides artificial intelligence (AI) solutions and cameras to enterprise, SMBs and consumers, announces the general availability of KamiCare , its vision AI fall management solution.
  • The AI automatically identifies falls as they happen and a team of experts on call 24/7 analyze and verify the fall.
  • With visual evidence, care staff can address fall contributing factors, implement personalized fall protocols and adjust resident care plans accordingly to reduce future falls.
  • Kami Visions solutions include KamiCare, a fall management solution for memory care and senior living communities, and the Kami IoT solution for resellers of camera-based smart home products.

HD NURSING AFFILIATE HEALTH SENSE AI RELEASES NEW UPDATED BRADEN SCALE II© AND TOOLKIT

Retrieved on: 
Tuesday, September 27, 2022

LAS VEGAS, Sept. 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Sense Ai Inc., an affiliate of HD Nursing LLC, announced today it has released an enhanced version of the original Braden Scale©, called the Braden Scale II© and Toolkit. Released in 1988, the original Braden Scale© is an assessment tool used globally for predicting pressure ulcers, now called pressure injuries. The new Braden Scale II© and Toolkit is the most current tool available. Taxonomy has changed since 1988 and the language was modernized to be congruent with current practice standards. The tool was also updated to add clarity to the scoring sections, and the content within the sections was modified to provide clarity for accuracy in scoring. In addition, the Braden Scale II© includes a Toolkit to further support education model and scoring accuracy.

Key Points: 
  • Nearly 18 months after acquiring the Braden Scale, prominent patient safety solutions company releases updated assessment tools to reduce pressure injuries, a $28B annual cost to U.S. hospitals
    LAS VEGAS, Sept. 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Sense Ai Inc., an affiliate of HD Nursing LLC, announced today it has released an enhanced version of the original Braden Scale, called the Braden Scale IIand Toolkit.
  • Barbara Braden and Nancy Bergstrom provided extremely valuable input on the update to the scale and education toolkit and training module.
  • Kent Barkouras, Health Sense Ai president, stated: "We are now licensing the Braden Scale IIand Toolkit directly to health care providers in the U.S. and globally.
  • In addition to the Braden Scale IIand Toolkit, the company has recently made additional investments in digital health care and AI, thermal imaging technologies, and patient safety products.

The Worldwide Product Design and Development Services Industry is Expected to Reach $17.6 Billion by 2028 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Retrieved on: 
Monday, September 26, 2022

The "Product Design and Development Services Market Forecast to 2028 - COVID-19 Impact and Global Analysis by Services, Application, and End-user" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "Product Design and Development Services Market Forecast to 2028 - COVID-19 Impact and Global Analysis by Services, Application, and End-user" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The product design and development services market is expected to grow from US$ 9,519.97 million in 2022 to US$ 17,663.12 million by 2028.
  • Technological advancements and high demand for quality products in healthcare due to rising health concerns among the geriatric population fuel the overall market growth of product design and development services market.
  • Such aforementioned factors are responsible for stimulating the overall growth of the product design and development services market during the forecast period.

Philip DeBerard IV Awarded Best Personal Injury Attorney on the Treasure Coast of Florida

Retrieved on: 
Friday, September 23, 2022

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla., Sept. 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The South Florida TCPalm, the digital news site for Treasure Coast Newspapers, has recently named Philip DeBerard IV the Best Personal Injury Attorney in the Treasure Coast based on readers' votes.

Key Points: 
  • PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla., Sept. 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The South Florida TCPalm, the digital news site for Treasure Coast Newspapers, has recently named Philip DeBerard IV the Best Personal Injury Attorney in the Treasure Coast based on readers' votes.
  • This survey, conducted in June 2022, was part of the news site's "Best of the Best" Official Community Choice Awards.
  • In personal injury law, Mr. DeBerard and his law firm Philip DeBerard, Injury Attorney have consistently earned top ratings from both clients and professional organizations.
  • The law firm of Philip DeBerard, Injury Attorney handles car crashes, truck accidents, pedestrian accidents, medical malpractice, slip and falls, and other types of injury cases.

New Report Shows How High Retail Electricity Prices Are Slowing California’s Progress Towards an Equitable Clean Energy Future

Retrieved on: 
Friday, September 23, 2022

The report finds that in 2019, IOU residential customers were paying an effective electricity tax that averaged $678 per year.

Key Points: 
  • The report finds that in 2019, IOU residential customers were paying an effective electricity tax that averaged $678 per year.
  • The researchersProfessors Severin Borenstein, Meredith Fowlie, and James Salleeconclude that utilities in California are covering many costs beyond the direct cost of supplying electricity through higher electricity prices.
  • The new study is a follow-up to the authors 2021 study, Designing Electricity Rates for An Equitable Energy Transition .
  • The Energy Institute at Haas helps create a more economically and environmentally sustainable energy future through research, teaching and policy engagement.

New Report Quantifies the Impact Falls Have on Clinical Staff Retention, Quality of Care Delivered and New Resident Recruitment for the Nation’s Senior Living Communities

Retrieved on: 
Friday, September 23, 2022

Our State of Falls report highlights the significant impact falls have across senior care, capturing the enormous emotional, physical, and financial tolls they take, said George Netscher, founder and CEO of SafelyYou.

Key Points: 
  • Our State of Falls report highlights the significant impact falls have across senior care, capturing the enormous emotional, physical, and financial tolls they take, said George Netscher, founder and CEO of SafelyYou.
  • The majority plan to elevate their fall prevention strategies within the next year, implementing innovation and staff training to reduce falls in their communities.
  • With nearly half of respondents (46%) reporting that laborrecruitment, retention and churnis a top challenge, the State of Falls report measures the impact staffing has on falls.
  • Across assisted living communities and skilled nursing facilities, the annual direct cost of all falls is $380,000.

SafelyYou Launches Inaugural State of Falls Report, Reveals 67% of Family Caregivers Say Their Loved One Has Experienced One or More Falls

Retrieved on: 
Friday, September 23, 2022

For those living with Alzheimers and other forms of dementia, the impact of falls multiplies.

Key Points: 
  • For those living with Alzheimers and other forms of dementia, the impact of falls multiplies.
  • For those adults acting as caretakers, 67% say their loved one has experienced one or more falls.
  • And for those caretakers with loved ones still at home, 29% are in a constant state of anxiety and worry.
  • SafelyYou is solving a critical problem and making an impact by reducing falls by 40% and fall-related ER visits by 80%.

CatchU Launches Transformative Personalized Technology to Assess Risk and Prevent Falls in Older Adults

Retrieved on: 
Tuesday, September 20, 2022

Test results are supported by personalized recommendations that are proven to prevent falls.

Key Points: 
  • Test results are supported by personalized recommendations that are proven to prevent falls.
  • Until now, there have been no fast, accessible, and objective fall risk assessments that can catch you before you fall.
  • After the test is completed, healthcare providers receive a tailored report delineating their patients fall risk and personalized recommendations for them to consider.
  • The outpatient center at Burke Rehabilitation Hospital, in White Plains, NY, has partnered with CatchU on a randomized clinical trial, to study the latest technological advances to predict and prevent falls in older adults.