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RALEIGH — K4Connect believes artificial intelligence (AI) can help to improve the lives of seniors living in assisted living communities, especially during a pandemic.
That’s why the Raleigh startup, which creates technology solutions for older adults and individuals with disabilities, has teamed up with another local tech firm, Pryon, to bring AI-powered staff assistants to its clients.
It currently serves tens of thousands of residents at over 800 continuing care, independent living, assisted living and memory care communities across the nation.
“This technology is not about replacing the human element, rather assisting the caregiver to do their work more efficiently,” CEO Scott Moody told WRAL TechWire.
“For caregivers, AI can deliver more efficient support systems and tools (saving them time), data-driven practices that enable better decision-making, and increased awareness of resident behavior/interest that ultimately fuel better care.”
The AI effort is one of several K4 has launched in attempts to improve senior care during the pandemic.
How it works
With K4Connect’s Staff Assistant, caregivers simply ask their AI assistant questions about company policies and procedures, government regulations, and best practices from the latest medical reports and research. To always deliver the best answers, Pryon Answers ingests documents, …
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