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Technology Innovation to Enhance Wellbeing: New Model eHealth Community

Front Porch Center for Technology Innovation and Wellbeing Receives Grant for the Model eHealth Community for Aging (press release):

– ” The Front Porch Center for Technology Innovation and Wellbeing (Front Porch Center), a 501(C)(3) founded on the belief that technology innovation plays a vital role in enhancing wellbeing, was awarded eHealth equipment valued at approximately $207,000 through the Model eHealth Communities initiative at UC Davis Health System and the California Telehealth Network (CTN), and received a $50,000 grant from United HealthCare for the Model eHealth Community for Aging (MeHCA) project.”

– “The MeHCA project will use broadband-enabled technology to proactively support health and wellness needs and improve access to care for underserved and low-income older adults at affordable housing communities, community health clinics and other anchor institutions in Los Angeles’ Koreatown neighborhood. The project will also leverage broadband-enabled technology — video conferencing, health kiosks with peripherals, Wi-Fi, a mobile computer lab, the Dakim Brain Fitness program, L.A. County Safety Net eConsult Program and electronic health records (EHR) — to empower a community of providers to extend existing business models and services to create a coordinated and comprehensive ecosystem of health/wellness resources.”

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