World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD)

Have you heard of the World Elder Abuse Awareness Day? Every year on the 15th of June the often silent suffering of the elder generation is commemorated. This commemoration was recognised in December 2011 by the United Nations, after the request of the Prevention of Elder Abuse, who started this tribute in 2006. On this…

Project SAFE-ECH – Technology

The project SAFE-ECH is a new Iseco project, the Spanish division of Foston, in cooperation with the two partner companies Solimar and the Polytechnic University of Valencia. The goal of the project is to develop and implement a monitoring and controlling system for the supervision of care institutions. Safety, health and comfort for the residents…

International Nurses Day

The 12th of May is International Nurses Day. Every year at this date we commemorate the crucial role that caregivers play in modern society. There will be activities within many caring institutions this day. Nurses and care givers will show how passionate they are about healthcare and well-being. The International Council of Nurses (ICN) determines…

Business Intelligence in Healthcare

Business Intelligence (BI) ensures that the right information at the right time reaches the right people. How does this work for the healthcare environment? Definition Business Intelligence (BI) is the on-going process which allows organizations to collect and record data in a targeted manner. As a result, organisations can analyse and use this information and knowledge…