Reblog: 12 Strategies for Senior Fall Prevention

A fall can have big consequences for a senior. You could break a bone or find yourself stuck without an easy way to call for help (it’s a tired cliché, but it has happened). As you age, spending long periods in a hospital or bedridden because of a fall comes with a number of other potential consequences – you could catch a serious illness, you become stationary and don’t get…

Reblog: 10 Fall Prevention Tips for Seniors

Easy Home Modifications To Reduce The Risk Of Injuries From Falls As part of the National Safety Council’s Safety Awareness Month, the week of June 20, 2016 focuses on increasing awareness around falls and fall prevention. In support of that initiative, MobileHelp, a leader in mobile medical alert system and personal health management technology, has released an infographic to provide consumers with tips on how to make homes and outdoor spaces…

Reblog: Why is Fall Prevention so important?

Among older adults, Falls are the leading cause of injury deaths, unintentional injuries, and hospital admissions for trauma. Falls can take a serious toll on quality of life and independence. To recognize this critical issue, at the state level, SCR 77 (D-Lowenthal) was passed in 2008 declaring the first week of Fall each year as Fall Prevention Awareness Week. According to HRET-HEN: Among older adults, ages 65 or better, Falls…

Reblog: Emerging Classifications of the Queuing System

Classification of the queuing systems is usually governed by variables like phases and channels. They can also be sorted as finite or infinite. However, a unique perspective of queue analysis can be designed to introduce specificity to the waiting lines, which can scrutinize the relationship between congestion and the delay caused by it to introduce effective solutions for queue management. Snake Queue: Inspired by the evergreen classic Snake Game, people…

Reblog: Considerations on choosing the right queuing system

Standing and waiting to be served is no longer an option for today’s fast paced customer. Numerous service centers and environments are transforming their customer experience by adopting a virtual queuing system to mange long waits. Deploying a queue management system surely augments your customers journey, but the real question remains the same, that how do you select the right queuing system which is also right for my business? The…

Reblog: Fall prevention safety bundle: Collaboration leads to fewer falls

At St. Joseph’s Hospital and Health Center in Syracuse, NY, we’re committed to providing a safe, comfortable, caring environment for our patients. We believe all patients deserve to be cared for in the most humane way possible to preserve their dignity and individual rights. This means ensuring our patients’ physical safety, including preventing injuries from falls, during a hospital stay. Central to our fall prevention program is the hospital’s patient…

Reblog: Easing in-store Customer Journey with Queuing Solutions

The in-store checkout process really frustrates! As the last touchpoint it can taint the whole shopping experience. Research shows that it is a key area of customer dissatisfaction. In a recent survey more than 9 in 10 respondents said that “fast payment and reduced queue times were critical or valuable to their perception of a brand.” At the same time it is one of the most cost-intensive operation in stores.…

Prevent Your Patients From Falling

Falls are not a normal part of aging and most falls can be prevented: Features: Create a safer and more reliable lifestyle for Patients Easy to use and simple to handle Bed alarm allows staff and caregivers to know exactly when a person is getting up Pull-string fall prevention alarms, motion sensors, bed and chair alarms, weight-sensing pads and anti-wander exit alarms. Falls frequently cause a disability, functional decline, reduced…