Mavencare is a Toronto-based home health technology company that leverages these innovations to improve quality care to aging men and women in the comfort of their home. It is a startup company that is now expanding operations, including moving into the Boston, Massachusetts region.
The focus of Mavencare is to harness the power of technology to improve quality care at home. In fact, their main focus appears to be providing hospital quality care to aging men and women at home so they don’t need other options, including a potentially lengthy hospital or nursing home stay.
Company cofounder and CEO Adam Blackman recently explained how this startup company operates. Essentially, it carefully screens potential caregivers and determines how to best match home care providers with patients based on specific medical conditions. Then, using a series of algorithms and basic artificial intelligence dynamics, it helps signal visiting nurses, social workers, or other providers to become directly involved if action is required.
The company was launched in 2015 and the following year expanded into New York City. Now, it is moving farther east into New England. According to Med City News in its blog, Home health company Mavencare expands to Boston, written by Erin Dietsche:
“Why select the capital of Massachusetts? “[W]e felt that that market had the most opportunities for partnerships across the healthcare system that would value the level of data collection and our ability to deliver better health outcomes for the elderly patients we serve,” Blackman said.
Going forward, he noted that Mavencare’s plan is to continue to expand in the Northeast.
The Toronto company is one of multiple organizations operating in the home health space. Companies like Honor and Hometeam are also addressing the nation’s aging population. When asked what sets Mavencare apart from competitors, Blackman pointed to its use of technology to hire and match caregivers to patients and collect relevant patient data that can be used to identify potential risks.”
There are many companies operating within the home health care industry and a growing number are focusing on technologies designed to improve quality care and support as well as new possibilities to venture into direct medical attention for people at home.
As home health care becomes an increasingly integral part of daily life for many aging seniors as well as disabled adults, technology is paving the way for more opportunities for those companies who are forward thinking. Yes, providing direct physical support is still essential, but technology is the key to the future of this industry.