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2 Questions to Ask When Considering New Tech for Your Clinic or Senior Care Facility

We are seeing an extraordinary rise in the use of technology in healthcare. New tools for screening and assessing patients, or tools for managing workloads and streamlining record keeping are just a few. Whatever your pain point is, there is probably a product on the market that could help alleviate your clinic’s challenges. When you…

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3 Things You Need to Ask When Choosing a Senior Care Facility

Maybe you clicked on this post because you are the child of aging parents who are considering moving into a seniors’ home. Or perhaps you are a senior who is considering the move for yourself. Whatever the situation, moving into a long-term or senior care facility is a significant life decision, and choosing what will…

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Plantar Pressure Analysis and Its Role in Senior Care

Healthy Aging Research Series II Every week, hundreds of research articles are published containing keywords such as ‘gait’, ‘balance’, and ‘falls’. As the CEO and founder of a company in the mobility assessment space, I spend a lot of time reviewing these scientific journals. Every once in a while, I come across a ‘golden’ article…

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How Can Your Senior Care Business Support Healthy Aging?

New Blog Series: How Can Your Long Term or Senior Care Business Support Healthy Aging? Introduction Every week, hundreds of research articles are published containing keywords such as ‘gait’, ‘balance’, and ‘falls’. As the CEO and founder of a company in the mobility assessment space, I spend a lot of time reviewing these scientific journals….

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Quick Guide: How to Disinfect Your Stepscan System

Given current global healthcare concerns and the heightened need for cleanliness in healthcare facilities, here is a reminder for how to quickly, safely, and effectively disinfect your Stepscan system.

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Catching Seniors Before They Fall: Part III

Interventions for Those at High Fall Risk Naturally, the purpose of estimating fall risk is to determine when individuals need interventions to prevent future falls. But what then? In this final installment of our series, we’ll review some of the most common and/or effective interventions used to reduce fall risk, from the generic to the…

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Catching Seniors Before They Fall: Part II

High-tech Fall-Risk Metrics and Technologies We often think of looking into the future like taking a peek at Christmas gifts before the big day – sometimes it’s just better not to know. When it comes to senior care, however, a crystal ball could come in handy, helping to prevent future falls. In our last blog,…

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Catching Seniors Before They Fall: Part I

Tools for Fall-Risk Assessment Just about every fall-risk research paper begins by underscoring how frequent falling occurs – more than 1 in 4 individuals over the age of 65 fall every year, a fifth of which lead to injury and too often death.  It’s surprising, then, that there have been a great many approaches proposed…

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The Top 10 Things You Can Do with a Pressure-Sensitive Floor

Gravity is always dragging us down. To keep on top of it, we apply pressure to the surfaces we come into contact with, usually through the soles of our feet. Although short pressure sensitive pedways and force plates have been around for a while, pressure-sensitive flooring is a relatively young concept and opens up some…

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New Multi Subject Tracking API For Use in Military Training Applications – StepTracker™.

CHARLOTTETOWN, Prince Edward Island, May 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Stepscan Technologies Inc. announced today the launch of StepTracker™ its new multi-subject tracking API for use in military training and simulation. StepTracker™ addresses the unmet need of identifying and tracking individual war fighters as they move through shoot house/ training facilities while engaged in close combat…

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Stepscan Technologies Inc. launches new mobility assessment tool for assessing hospital patients and nursing home residents for accidental falls.

CHARLOTTETOWN, PE – (January 17, 2019) Stepscan Technologies Inc. launches new mobility assessment tool for assessing hospital patients and nursing home residents for accidental falls. Stepscan® is a pressure sensitive electronic floor tile system and software for analyzing gait and balance. Stepscan Technologies Inc. announced today the launch of its new mobility assessment tool specifically…

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Stepscan releases Software Version 2.2 with concussion module and rapid report development capabilities

CHARLOTTETOWN, PE – (July 3, 2018) –Stepscan Technologies recently released Version 2.2 of their Stepscan® Gait Analysis Software. This newest version features several break-through upgrades that further advance the Stepscan® system’s competitive advantage. The first major new feature of Stepscan® 2.2 is a concussion analysis module. Previously, Stepscan had automated reports for gait analysis and…

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