Care organizations need an efficient way of monitoring and prioritizing care for at-risk patients once they are discharged from hospital to home in order to help avoid emergency room visits.
1. AutoAlert does not detect 100% of falls. If able the user should always push their button if they need assistance. Button signal range may vary due to differing environmental factors.
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3. US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention fact sheet
4. The United States of Aging Survey, 2012, American Association of Retired Persons (AARP)