Experiments in Remote Nursing

By:
Don Wickelgren
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January 20, 2023
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Remote Work
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Marketplace has a podcast out talking about a new AI system from Care AI. It is a platform that provides the ability for a remote nurse to be in patients' rooms and speak to and see them. What this system does is take over the non-critical but observational tasks with patients in a facility, freeing up the in-person nurses to do the essential hands-on care.

Healthcare Targeted

By:
Don Wickelgren
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December 16, 2022
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Security
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Ransomware has been the bane of hospitals in recent years.

How's Mom Doing

By:
Don Wickelgren
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December 7, 2022
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RPM
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Experts analyzing common activity watch data found it to be more reliable than a lab test.

Amazon Trying to Figure Out Healthcare

By:
Don Wickelgren
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November 30, 2022
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Telehealth
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Amazon is trying to fill the gap between over-the-counter and little things that require more consultation but not a full medical appointment and office visit.

Tech and Aging Better

By:
Don Wickelgren
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November 22, 2022
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Security & Tech
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I remember purchasing hearing aids for my father-in-law in the 1990s.

Wearables Are Coming on Fast

By:
Don Wickelgren
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November 10, 2022
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RPM
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I've been writing for a while about activity watches, and more broadly, wearables, and their advantages for monitoring the elderly and those who need watching but aren't in life-threatening medical situations.

WFH City Transformation

By:
Don Wickelgren
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October 31, 2022
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Remote Work
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I love Freakonomics Radio and have been listening for about a decade.

Is Security Pointless?

By:
Don Wickelgren
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October 24, 2022
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Security & Tech
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Even Microsoft gets seriously compromised.

Aging and Living Alone

By:
Don Wickelgren
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October 18, 2022
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RPM
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I've been advocating for activity watches for years.

Current Primer on Activity Watches

By:
Don Wickelgren
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August 29, 2022
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RPM
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A great video explainer on the current state of tech and impacts on health information.

Activity Watches and AI

By:
Don Wickelgren
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August 5, 2022
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Wellness
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I often make things too complicated.

How to Plan for Outages While WFH

By:
Don Wickelgren
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August 5, 2022
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Remote Work
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I've been working from home continuously since 2001—sporadically even before that.

Elder Tech and Wellness

By:
Don Wickelgren
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July 29, 2022
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Wellness
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This is one of the first well-focused concepts in elder tech (did I just invent that term?)

A Little Exercise Goes a Long Way

By:
Don Wickelgren
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July 22, 2022
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Wellness
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Sedentary seniors only need a small connection to make a big difference in their lives.

Wellness and Health Care Coexisting

By:
Don Wickelgren
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July 13, 2022
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Wellness
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There's a question today due to the rise of wellness.

Activity Watches Accumulate Evidence

By:
Don Wickelgren
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June 27, 2022
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Wellness
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As the years pass, we will see a greater number of stories where activity watches signal serious conditions.

What About Anti-virus Choices

By:
Don Wickelgren
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June 10, 2022
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Security & Tech
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Since you have computer systems, there needs to be some way to protect systems and people from the malware that is out in the wild.

Show You're Engaged at Work

By:
Don Wickelgren
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April 30, 2022
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Remote Work
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Although we've been working at home for more than 2 years now, there are still some protocols that we need to learn.

Bringing Healthcare to More People

By:
Don Wickelgren
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April 8, 2022
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Telehealth
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We don’t really have to work to transform healthcare; the world is making it happen.

PSA: Just Use Two Factor Authentication

By:
Don Wickelgren
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April 1, 2022
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Security & Tech
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In the end, we’re all going to be forced to use it.

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