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GE to distribute QuietCare monitoring systems globally

This article was originally published in Clinica

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US telecare firm Living Independently has signed up GE Healthcare as the global distributor of its QuietCare remote patient monitoring system. The deal sees GE distribute and co-market the technology in exchange for a minority ownership stake in New York-based Living Independently. Full financial details of the agreement were not disclosed. QuietCare is a behavioural remote patient monitoring system, used in the care of elderly patients. According to GE, the technology’s wireless sensors non-intrusively track the daily patterns of patients’ activities and alerts clinicians to potential health issues or emergency situations.

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