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South Korean government to distribute location trackers to dementia care centers

The South Korean government is distributing over 2,500 location trackers to dementia care centers across the country to prevent wandering elderly patients with dementia from getting lost. The initiative is part of an ongoing public-private partnership between the Ministry of Health and Welfare (MOHW), the National Police Agency (NPA), and local chip maker SK Hynix, which is providing funding worth 400 million won (around $250,000) each year from 2021 up to 2024 to the project. The wrist-worn device allows carers…

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Microsoft releases data-driven updates for healthcare cloud

Microsoft recently unveiled new capabilities to help solve some common roadblocks to enhancing patient engagement and effective health team collaboration, and to help support healthcare organizations more easily leverage their enterprise data warehousing to fuel clinical and operational analytics. The new Microsoft Cloud for Healthcare tools have been designed to address provider burdens and facilitate proactive patient care, according to Microsoft Health blog post by Tom McGuiness, corporate vice president of Microsoft's Worldwide Health. Key for providers are relevant patient…