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Douglas commented on Intouch Health

Kate I have sent Intouch App via email for you to test. Install it and use the account log in details I sent too. In case of any help or additional information, let me know. Thanks

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Douglas commented on Intouch Health

Our goal is creating an ecosystem linking a patient, hospital, ambulance and a caregiver. So at all times, the patient is fully under watch and in case of an emergency, it is well taken care of. ‘’…..which data would be particularly useful for them to know”
The greatest concern of a caregiver is the peace of mind and assurance the person they are taking care of is safe and ok. This is guaranteed by Intouch Health. This means that a patient will be The data include;
Behavioral and control data including; wandering, poor eating habits (forgetting to eat/drink), restlessness and poor sleeping habits, memory problems, keeping doctors and hospital appointments
Health data. It contains contact ECG monitoring for heart rate, electrocardiogram, heart age/health index and ability to measure blood pressure. The doctor and the caregiver receives real time data of heart rate, blood pressure, activity rate and location
Communication problems. The caregiver enhance their communication through Intouch Health. Also, supports two-way communication and listen-in option for the caregiver to listen remotely and ensure the person is ok. If the person is learning a new language or forgetting the basic language, record phrases they can recite on the app and they receive it on the watch or vest for them to recite. This kills boredom too
If the person with dementia is in an emergency, they press a panic button on the watch or vest and the caretaker receives via phone, showing the location and direction they headed to if they are walking. Also, the patient can record the surrounding and the caregiver receives an audio or video via the app.
“……what format would this information be displayed in”
The information is displayed in 3 forms:
• Text messages via phone
• Text notifications on Intouch Health App
• Emails
However, the text version is being used by 68% of our users. Reason being it is simple, fast and does not require an android, windows or iOS phone. It’s applicable to all types of phones. The data again can be relayed in graphs, bar chats, tables or in whichever form preferred by the user. You will see that in Intouch Health when you get it today.
This information is stored for one year and doctors also use it for analysis in case of patient analysis, admission or when need-be.
It is also good to note that the information relayed by the health watch or vest from the person with dementia is customizable to fit unique needs of different people
“……and how would they use this information to inspire action?
Intouch Health raises alerts via text messages, App notifications or emails. For example, a patient who is wandering, poor feeding including forgetting to eat or drink or memory problems. How will Intouch Health solution help here? With the wandering problem, ensure the person with dementia wears the Intouch watch or vest. From the mobile application, set a geo-fence, location fence or route fence. In the event they wander away from a predetermined location, the caregiver receives an alert. In addition, the person with dementia receives a warning too.
Memory problems. The caregiver sets the reminders of what the patient needs to do and they receive audio and written reminders on the intouch watch on vest display screen. If memory problems are severe, the caregiver can create a timetable of every event and set it. The patient will receive the reminders before beginning of every event.
Poor eating habits. The caregiver determines a health meal and from the app, set reminders and the time the patient should eat or drink. This is effected with minimal efforts.
Others challenges tackled include by Intouch Health;
• emotional problems like depression and boredom
• Restlessness and poor sleeping habits
• communication problems
• behavior problems

Every health information and behaviors are analyzed and stored in our servers for one year. Doctors and caregivers can use it anytime for better treatment. Also, doctors can monitor severe dementia cases remotely without hospital admission

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Douglas commented on Intouch Health

But we have mobile application called Intouch for your perusal. Thanks