The Learning Corp (TLC) today announced it will support the American Stroke Association (ASA) in raising awareness that stroke is beatable through increased access to rehabilitative care and tools. ASA is the nation’s leader in educating the public on stroke prevention, treatment and recovery. The project, the first of its kind between the two organizations, is designed to help the estimated 800,000 people in the United States who suffer a stroke each year to better understand the tools that can help them manage their long-term recovery.
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At this year's annual ACRM conference in Dallas, Constant Therapy speech language pathologists Emily Dubas and Dr. Swathi Kiran will be presenting about "Understanding Optimal Dosage Frequency and Patient Engagement on Improving Outcomes Using Digital Therapy".
The presentation will take place on Monday, October 1. Please visit the page below to register for the presentation.
Healthcare is seeing an explosion in the use of data analytics, machine learning tools, wearable devices, mobile apps, and other digital technologies. Software products are not only augmenting the capabilities of doctors—in some cases, the digital product is itself being prescribed as a treatment. In recognition of the growing impact of such technologies in healthcare, this year’s Xconomy Awards includes a new Digital Trailblazer category. Here’s more on the finalists.
Just 13 years ago, research touted the effectiveness of using a pager to reduce memory issues in people with traumatic brain injury (TBI). We’ve come a long way since pagers. Today, smartphones and tablets serve as powerful memory tools when treating people with TBI. Technology in your pocket means you can use programs for strategies and exercises anytime and anywhere. I find using some of these tools in sessions valuable for many of my clients working on cognitive rehabilitation.
Constant Therapy and other apps provide the opportunity for patients to practice at home, which gives them more chance to recover and improve. [These apps] provide the foundational practice that aid the patients to participate in real life communication.