BOSTON and BANGOR, Maine, May 4, 2017 -- Spectrum Generations of Maine and Senscio Systems of Mass. today issued a joint announcement that the two companies will partner to provide proactive and personalized healthcare services to mid-coast Maine residents with complex healthcare needs. Both companies already provide services in Maine.
"We are pleased to partner with Senscio Systems to better serve those in our community living with complex chronic conditions," said Gerard Queally, CEO of Spectrum Generations, the Central Maine Area Agency on Aging committed to helping older and disabled adults age in place. "As we look to the future of an increasing population of older adults, Senscio's Ibis™ Care offers the most comprehensive, efficient, and scalable solution for chronic care management."
"What is missing in today's healthcare ecosystem is the ability to detect when an individual's health has deteriorated to the point where help is needed," said Piali De, CEO of Senscio Systems. "Ibis, our artificially intelligent (AI) digital therapeutics platform is ideal for proactively recognizing loss of control over health and initiating the process to regain control. Spectrum's caregiving expertise combined with Senscio's technology provides the perfect combination of technology and touch required for complex chronic care."
According to The Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease (PFCD), the projected total cost of chronic disease from 2016-2030 in Maine is $183 billion. Chronic disease could cost Maine $8.7 billion in medical costs and an extra $3.5 billionannually in lost employee productivity. 5% of people account for 50% of health care spending in Maine.
About Senscio Systems
Senscio Systems, a leading developer of AI technologies that transform data into insights, is redefining the future of complex health with a home-to-clinic digital health solution called Ibis™ Care. This team based approach combines AI enhanced in-home monitoring with personalized health coaching for chronic care management. For more information visit: www.sensciosystems.com and follow on Twitter @Senscio, LinkedIn, and Facebook @Senscio.
About Spectrum Generations
Spectrum Generations is the Central Maine Area Agency on Aging and a federally designated Aging and Disability Resource Center. The 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization helps older and disabled adults – plus those who care for them – live healthy, independent lives in their own homes and communities. For more information please call 1.800.639.1553, visit spectrumgenerations.org or follow us on Facebook @Spectrum Generations.