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Essence SmartCare launched MDsense fall protection

September 14, 2020SSN Staff

HERZLIYA, Israel—Current fall detection solutions suffer from inaccuracy and lack of reliability with a high ratio of false alarms reported by major service providers as the greatest pain point in dealing with senior falls.  “Current fall monitoring systems leave the responsibility for alerting carers about a fall to the resident,” Dr. Haim Amir, Essence Group founder and CEO said in the announcement. In response, Essence SmartCare, part of Essence Group, creators of...

Essence Group, Fall Detection, Personal Emergency Response System (PERS)

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PERS features debated at AvantGuard summit

October 7, 2015Spencer Ives

PARK CITY, Utah— Attendees debated the demand for “fall detection” in PERS devices at AvantGuard's third PERS Summit, held here last week.The conference featured a panel discussion on fall detection, titled “Fall Detection… Is it the 'Holy Grail' of PERS?” Representatives from PERS manufacturers Climax, Mytrex and Numera led the presentation.Josh Garner, AvantGuard's CEO, summarized the opinions shared in the session: “Dealers need to have it in their repertoire...

Bob Kelley, Bryan Stapp, Climax, Derek Carter, Fall Detection, Healthcom, Henry Edmonds, Josh Garner, Medical Care Alert, Mytrex, Numera, PERS Summit, Personal Emergency Response System (PERS), ResponseNow Medical Alert Systems, Russ Johnson

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