Every day, 10,000 American baby boomers turn 65. This “younger generation” of seniors is more tech-savvy than previous generations — and more accustomed to having the world adapt itself to their needs.
Apple certainly knows that, and has made significant updates to their health app. The updated health app brings data from a variety of sources together, so that patients do not need to log into the website of each of their healthcare providers in order to view their medical records.
The app makes available, at a glance, information including allergies, medical conditions, immunization records, lab results, medications, procedures, and vital signs. The information is safe: it is encrypted, and compliant with FHIR (Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources), a standard for handling electronic medical records.
An increasing number of medical institutions, including Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, and Rush University Medical Center, in Chicago, Illinois, are connecting to the app.
Will the new health app do for medicine what iTunes did for music? That remains to be seen, but almost certainly, baby boomers will seek high-tech ways to improve the quality of their senior years.
At Laurel Bay Health and Rehabilitation Center, in Keansburg, NJ, our residents receive the highest quality rehabilitative and skilled nursing care in a homelike and compassionate environment conducive to healing.
Our family-owned and -operated 123-bed facility, is tucked away in the quiet beach town of Keansburg, NJ at the Jersey Shore, within sight of Sandy Hook and the New York City skyline.
Our services include short-term rehab, long-term care, Alzheimer’s and dementia care, hospice care, and respite care for those times when the caretaker needs to be taken care of.
We proudly provide the following specialty healthcare services: complex medical care management, intravenous (IV) therapy, wound care, enteral feeding, pain management, oxygen therapy, tracheostomy care, a dedicated pulmonary program, hospice care with private suites, a stroke rehab program, respiratory support, eye care, dental care, podiatry care, and psychological consults and counseling.
We pride ourselves on healing the entire patient through a holistic and individualized approach.
Our meticulous care planning helps us ensure that each and every resident receives the best in clinical care, support and unconditional love.
For over 25 years, we have been a staple of health and wellness, serving the members of our community and partnering with our local hospitals like Bayshore Community Hospital in Holmdel, NJ and Riverview Medical Center in Red Bank, NJ.
We provide a tailored program of physical, occupational and speech therapy, as well as all types of specialized care under one roof.
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