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Surveillance Swoops Into Health Care

Posted on 01/10/2013 by | Health | Comments

Bulletin Today | Personal HealthBy Michael L. Millenson for Kaiser Health News In an inconspicuous control room at the Sioux Falls, S.D., headquarters of the Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society, nurses keep round-the-clock watch on motion and humidity sensors in the living rooms, bedrooms and bathrooms of elderly men and women in five states. The seniors — a handful in their own homes and the rest in assisted living facilities owned by Good Samaritan — are part of one of the most comprehensive remote health monitoring …