MOVENDO TECHNOLOGY develops the silver index, a novel A.I.-based algorithm to accurately predict and prevent the risk of falls in the elderly.
GENOA, Italy, Sept. 8, 2020 – 30% of people over 65 suffer from falls each year, which represent the second leading cause of accidental injury and death worldwide. In Europe, the European Public Health Association estimates that over 36,000 people die each year as a result of an accidental fall. Of these, 2.3 million go to the emergency room and 1.5 million are hospitalized, 650 thousand die. In the US, older adult falls cost about $50 billion a year.
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