Center for Aging Services Technologies

Center for Aging Services Technologies

The LeadingAge Center for Aging Services Technologies (CAST) is leading the charge to expedite the development, evaluation, and adoption of emerging technologies that can improve the aging experience.

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  1. Telehealth May Be Here to Stay

    The response to COVID-19 has increased access to telehealth, and those changes may be here to stay. Read on for expected changes in waivers, coming data privacy and cybersecurity concerns, guidance for skilled nursing facilities, and more.   But first, please tell LeadingAge CAST how you are using telehealth during ...

  2. How COVID-19 and Technology Would Reshape our Future

    The recent COVID-19 pandemic, which disproportionately impacted the older, frailer, and other vulnerable populations that LeadingAge members across the nation care for, has had a significant impact on aging services providers, caregivers, families, our strained healthcare systems, the economy, and even the environment across ...

  3. Thermal Imaging to Screen for COVID-19

    Several LeadingAge Provider Members have inquired about temperature check and thermal monitoring systems to help screen residents, staff, and visitors for fevers that may indicate COVID-19. CAST Executive Director Majd Alwan, Ph.D., has provided guidance to help you review your options.   First, as you are screening ...

  4. New CAST Case Study: ProviNET Solutions Improves Communication

    LeadingAge CAST has released a new case study showing how LeadingAge CAST Supporter ProviNET Solutions and LeadingAge CAST Patron Cypress Living utilized Microsoft Teams to support and assist communications with ...

  5. CAST Updates HIE Selection Tool

    LeadingAge CAST has updated its Health Information Exchange (HIE) Technology Selection Tool, adding six new HIEs and updating its Selection Matrix Elements. The tool is intended to help aging-services organizations choose ...