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January 1, 2022

Case Study: Increasing Social Engagement through a Digital Avatar during COVID-19

Hannahoe, K., Davis, K. (2021). Increasing Social Engagement through a Digital Avatar during COVID-19. LeadingAge Center for Aging Services Technologies (CAST).

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March 22, 2019

A Protocol-Driven, Bedside Digital Conversational Agent to Support Nurse Teams and Mitigate Risks of Hospitalization in Older Adults: Case Control Pre-Post Study

Bott, N., Wexler, S., Drury, L., Pollak, C., Wang, V., Scher, K., & Narducci, S. (2019). A protocol-driven, bedside digital conversational agent to support nurse teams and mitigate risks of hospitalization in older adults: case control pre-post study. Journal of medical Internet research, 21(10), e13440.

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March 18, 2019

Digital Avatars for Psychosocial and Integrative Health Support of Veterans with Spinal Cord Injury

Wang V, Galea VP, Galea M. Digital Avatars for Psychosocial and Integrative Health Support of Veterans with Spinal Cord Injury. 1st International Conference on Teleneurorehabilitation. May 2019. Crotone, Italy.

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January 1, 2018

Culturally Adaptive Digital Avatars for Psychosocial and Self-Management Support of High Risk Elders

Wang, V., Wang, B. (2018). Culturally Adaptive Digital Avatars for Psychosocial and Self-Management Support of High Risk Elders. Poster presented at Aging in America 2018.

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January 1, 2018

Digital Bedside Avatars Psychosocially Support Hospitalized Elders and Mitigate Delirium and Falls in a Community Teaching Hospital in Queens

Wang, V., Wexler, S. (2018). Digital Bedside Avatars Psychosocially Support Hospitalized Elders and Mitigate Delirium and Falls in a Community Teaching Hospital in Queens, New York. Oral presentation at American Delirium Society 8th Annual Conference.

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January 1, 2017

Integrating Innovative Technology in the Home to Provide Enhanced Continuity of Care and Decreased Healthcare Costs for Older Adults

​​Seavey, K. & Wang V.H.S. (2017). Integrating Innovative Technology in the Home to Provide Enhanced Continuity of Care and Decreased Healthcare Costs for Older Adults. Poster session presented at National PACE Association Annual Conference, Boston, MA.

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January 1, 2016

The Usability of a Digital Companion Pet for Older Adults with Mild Cognitive Impairmen

Chi, N., Demiris, G., Thompson, H., Lazar, A., & Lin, S. (2016). The Usability of a Digital Companion Pet for Older Adults with Mild Cognitive Impairment. Gerontologist. 56 (Suppl_3): 566.

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January 1, 2016

Evaluation of a Digital Companion for Older Adults with Mild Cognitive Impairment

Demiris, G., Thompson, H.J., Lazar, A., & Lin, S.Y. (2016). Evaluation of a Digital Companion for Older Adults with Mild Cognitive Impairment. American Medical Informatics Association 40th Annual Symposium.

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March 21, 2020

Digital Avatars for Psychosocial and Integrative Health Support of Veterans with Spinal Cord Injury

Galea M, Jones A, Simelane J, Galea V, Wang V. (2020). Digital Avatars for Psychosocial and Integrative Health Support of Veterans with Spinal Cord Injury. Academy of Spinal Cord Injury Professionals, Educational Conference & Expo (virtual). Poster.

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March 19, 2019

Improving Participant Satisfaction and Quality of Care With Engagement Technology

Nierenberg, C., Rosario, C., Maney, K. (2019).​ Improving Participant Satisfaction and Quality of Care With Engagement Technology. LeadingAge, Center for Aging Services Technologies (CAST).​

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March 20, 2018

A Protocol-Driven, Digital Conversational Agent at the Hospital Bedside to Support Nurse Teams and to Mitigate Delirium and Falls Risk

Wang, V., Wexler, S., Drury, L., Wang, B. (2018). A Protocol-Driven, Digital Conversational Agent at the Hospital Bedside to Support Nurse Teams and to Mitigate Delirium and Falls Risk. Connected Health Conference, Iproceedings.

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January 1, 2018

Digital Companions Improve Psychosocial and Behavioral Health Support for Older Adults

Leung, E., Seavey, K., Wang, V., Curry, S., Broderick, E. (2018). Digital Companions Improve Psychosocial and Behavioral Health Support for Older Adults. Presidential poster presented at American Geriatrics Society Annual Scientific Meeting.

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January 1, 2017

Social Robots and Other Relational Agents to Improve Patient Care

Wang, V.H.S. & Osborne, T.F. (2017). Social Robots and Other Relational Agents to Improve Patient Care. In: Chau, D. & Osborne, T.F. Eds. Using Technology to Improve Care of Older Adults. Springer Publishing Company.

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January 1, 2017

Tablet-based Technology Intervention to Improve Outcomes in Hospitalized Older Adults

S. Wexler, L. Drury, C. Pollak. (July 2017). Tablet-based Technology Intervention to Improve Outcomes in Hospitalized Older Adults. Innovation in Aging. Volume 1, Issue suppl_1, July 2017, Page 1370.

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January 1, 2016

care.coach: Healing the Patient by Supporting the Person

​Wang V., Luxenberg J, & Morey, R. (2016). care.coach: Healing the Patient by Supporting the Person. National PACE Association Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA.

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April 3, 2014

Gerontechnology Companion: Virtual pets for dementia patients

Machesney, D., Wexler, S.S., Chen, T., & Coppola, J.F. (2014). Gerontechnology Companion: Virtual pets for dementia patients. IEEE Long Island Systems, Applications and Technology Conference, Long Island, NY.

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