In the last issue of PERS Insider, Rosemary Kennedy, Connect America’s Chief Health Informatics Officer, was featured, offering new stats that demonstrated how PERS is being used for much more than just fall detection. In addition to falls, PERS devices were widely utilized for individuals with respiratory, pain, GI, cardiac, and stroke-related symptoms.

The publication highlighted results from an IRB-approved study with Connect America’s PERS and CareSage analytics platform, which showed a significant reduction in hospital readmissions, ED visits and overall hospitalization costs among seniors and at-risk populations.

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You can view the full white paper results here: Prevent Unnecessary ED Visits and Hospitalizations using PERS (