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Jan Blüher - That´s How He Rolls

Photo: Jan Blüher; linked to [02/07/2014] Modern technologies really appeal to him: Especially the benefit of apps is something Jan Blüher appreciates. He has not just already developed an app, he also has ideas for further ones. How he wants to reach for the stars with it and why accessibility is so important for all this, he tells us on REHACARE.de.Jan Blüher - That´s How He Rolls - Read more

Managing patient care with information technology systems

[01/07/2014] Every day, patient care incurs large amounts of data. Nursing staff often collects and documents this data quite differently. Modern information technology systems (IT) are meant to help in simplifying these processes and making them more uniform. What developments are there? And what are the challenges?Managing patient care with information technology systems - Read more

Stefan Keller - That´s How He Rolls

Photo: Stefan Keller; linked to [25/06/2014] Flying across the landscape like a bird: Stefan Keller fulfills this dream – for himself and for others. He already offered paragliding to people with paraplegia before he himself had to use a wheelchair. What kind of role flying takes up in his life by now and which plans he has for the future, he tells us on REHACARE.de.Stefan Keller - That´s How He Rolls - Read more

Why aren't product designers considering activity trackers for older adults?

Photo: Man with glasses looking at a smartphone [20/06/2014] Commercially available activity-monitoring apps, Web sites, and wearable devices allow for easy self-management of health and wellness. This technology may be particularly helpful for older adults, who can improve their cognitive function through proper diet and exercise.Why aren't product designers considering activity trackers for older adults? - Read more

Bamba de Rosa - That´s How She Rolls

Photo: Bamba de Rosa; linked to [18/06/2014] Being the president of the whole world – this is her dream. Bamba de Rosa is a photo artist who loves life, Heavy Metal and chocolate. Good mood is her order of the day. Her positive basic attitude towards life could also not be darkened by the diagnosis MS. Why especially Nina Hagen and Pippi Longstocking influenced her a lot, she tells us on REHACARE.de.Bamba de Rosa - That´s How She Rolls - Read more

Text messages helpful in controlling diabetes

Photo: Hands holding a smartphone [18/06/2014] A study shows potential for improving glycemic control: The study findings suggest that a text message-based self-management intervention improves glycemic control in high risk Latinos with type 2 diabetes.Text messages helpful in controlling diabetes - Read more

Engineers design systems to help children with special needs

Photo: Glove with sensors [11/06/2014] A group of Kansas State University engineers and students have developed technology to improve the health and quality of life for children with severe developmental disabilities.Engineers design systems to help children with special needs - Read more

Multiple sclerosis: new description and understanding

Photo: A tablet showing the words [11/06/2014] Multiple sclerosis manifests itself in many different ways and different courses. A recent effort to fine-tune descriptions – or phenotypes – of MS was undertaken by an international team of leaders in MS research and clinical care.Multiple sclerosis: new description and understanding - Read more