Triple W announces the delivery of the next generation DFree wireless bladder sensor for urinary incontinence to Ecumen, a Minnesota-based non-profit provider, developer, and operator of living spaces and innovative technology and services for older adults.

Ecumen will be using DFree with residents in six of the organization’s skilled nursing communities as part of an effort to reduce incontinence. Ecumen has been awarded grant funding from the Minnesota Department of Human Services for Performance-Based Incentive Payment Programs (PIPP) aimed at improving the quality of life for the residents they serve in skilled nursing facilities.

The noninvasive DFree device monitors the bladder using ultrasound technology and notifies users or caregivers via smartphone or tablet when it is time to go. The device is attached to the lower abdomen and monitors the user’s bladder securely relaying the data to a web-based portal or mobile device. Caregivers can proactively manage residents with incontinence more effectively while improving quality of care.

“We are so thrilled to adopt this next generation technology to provide advanced quality of care to our residents. Innovation is central to our ability to live out our mission of advocating for older adults and providing compassionate health care and services to support fulfilled lives. Adopting this latest technology from Triple W is yet another way we demonstrate our value of honoring those we serve by treating them with dignity and respect, while improving their quality of life.”

— Quality Improvement Project Manager Margo Paplow

“We are excited to bring our advanced technology to Ecumen and provide their teams with a simple-to-use monitoring device. The DFree device allows more freedom and mobility, not to mention confidence to live a more active life on a daily basis.”

— Triple W CEO Atsushi Nakanishi

[Source(s): Triple W, PRWeb]