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LG Driving Technology Solutions for Long-Term Care, Senior Housing Markets at AHCA

Oct. 16, 2017 – LG’s presence at the 2017 American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) annual convention in Las Vegas this week shows how the company, with the industry’s broadest range of healthcare technology solutions, is uniquely positioned to serve the expanding U.S. post-acute care and senior housing markets.

Led by LG CNS Healthcare Solutions, the “ONE LG” presence at the trade show highlights the breadth of LG healthcare products, solutions and innovations – ranging from HVAC systems, LED Lighting and commercial displays to electronic health records (EHR), telehealth, population health management and interoperability solutions to building materials such as solid surfaces and flooring. The ONE LG approach is led by industry veterans, clinicians, operators and physicians to create quantifiable impact to senior care provider performance and patient outcomes improvement.

Together, LG companies deliver a range of solutions for the senior housing and long-term care market, according to Sean Lafferty, head of enterprise business development, LG Electronics USA. By joining forces under the ONE LG banner, LG CNS Healthcare Solutions, LG Electronics and LG Hausys represent a one-stop shop for a multitude of key products and solutions targeted to long-term care senior housing environments.

At the show, LG CNS and other LG companies are demonstrating their commitment to collaborating with AHCA/NCAL “to improve the lives of the millions of Americans in post-acute care and senior housing facilities,” Lafferty said.

LG CNS HEALTHCARE SOLUTIONS
At the AHCA/NCAL 2017 annual convention, LG CNS Healthcare Solutions is showcasing intuitive and secure EHR, virtual care, business intelligence, population health and interoperability solutions that help providers succeed in today’s complex healthcare environment. LG CNS Healthcare Solutions is led by a physician and team of experienced operators to provide innovative technologies, solutions and consulting to long-term and post-acute care providers. 

LG CNS Healthcare Solutions is anchored by its Electronic Health Records platform, the first solution of its kind developed from the ground-up in the modern healthcare era of value-based care. It is surrounded by a comprehensive population health management solutions suite to provide operators with a competitive advantage in narrowing networks and risk-bearing engagements. LG CNS also provides consulting and management services to support operators, physicians, health systems and payors in their evolution towards data-driven, risk-informed, patient-centered, value-based care initiatives.

LG ELECTRONICS
LG Electronics USA Air Conditioning Technologies
In senior housing, extended care facilities and hospitals, it’s important to create a consistently comfortable environment regardless of weather or other external factors so residents or patients don’t suffer adverse health effects or discomfort from exposure to unnecessary temperature swings. By proactively addressing external conditions, the LG Multi V 5 outdoor system – 2017 Environments for Aging Award winner – provides an effortless comfort solution for long-term care and senior housing facilities.

Rather than the entire HVAC system set to one temperature, the Multi V 5 allows for each zone to be set independently. With a heat recovery system, different zones can be simultaneously heating and cooling affording residents the ability to precisely control the temperature in their space. The Multi V 5 features a new biomimetic fan design, which enables the unit to operate more efficiently and increase airflow, while reducing the perceived noise level by about 20 percent for a quiet system that doesn’t interrupt residents’ activities or rest.

Facility owners and operators will experience a more substantial return on investment with this variable refrigerant flow system. With a smaller installation footprint throughout the entire facility, the Multi V 5 has comparable first costs to a simple, inexpensive HVAC system due to its reduced structural and architectural requirements. In addition to the cost savings of its compact and lightweight design, the Multi V 5 system, named by Buildings as “Top Money Saving Product 2017,” also has a lower operational cost than traditional HVAC systems.

LG Electronics USA Commercial Displays
With a strong focus on long-term care and senior housing facilities, advanced video displays from LG Electronics are designed to streamline processes for medical practitioners and foster a positive patient experience. LG Electronics USA Business Solutions is the leading provider in the United States of premium large format displays, desktop and medical monitors and commercial TVs for various healthcare facilities.

LG Electronics commercial digital signage displays communicate entertainment and educational information to visitors and patients through hospital directories, information kiosks and menu boards. Plus, LG digital signage can display emergency notifications quickly and effectively. In-room applications such as LG’s Pro:Centric Smart IPTV Platform is designed to interchangeably display entertainment and important information, deepening engagement with the patient while providing real-time information. 

LG Electronics USA LED Lighting
From wireless controllers to troffers and downlights, LG Electronics brings advanced LED lighting solutions to the healthcare industry. The LG Simple Choice LED troffer line offers a low-cost option for long-term care facilities seeking to upgrade their lighting capabilities. Equipped with LG’s Sensor Connect technology, the troffer – available in 2x2 (two-foot by two-foot) and 2x4 (two-foot by four-foot) configurations – can be programmed with customizable light levels, allowing for greater energy savings and fixture management flexibility.

Also new for the healthcare industry is LG’s 10-inch Commercial Retrofit downlight. Now offering a range of downlight options in 6-, 8- and 10-inch sizes, LG is giving extended care facilities the flexibility to choose a solution that meets their exact needs. The new downlight is optimized with LG’s Smart Multi Sensor technology and is wireless lighting control-ready with ZigBee technology, both of which can be controlled through LG’s mobile app.

LG HAUSYS USA DECORATIVE SURFACES
Hygienic yet attractive surfaces are important elements of modern facilities catering to seniors. Using the industry’s most advanced technology, LG Hausys helps facilities design beautiful functional spaces with sensible, eco-friendly surfaces including countertops and flooring. Ideal for senior housing and healthcare facilities, LG Hausys HI-MACS countertops are strong with durability similar to natural stone, and hygienic, providing a seamless and non-porous surface that has a higher resistance to stains, chemicals and heat.

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