SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dorcas R. Hardy, former Commissioner of Social Security, has been named Chair of the National Advisory Board for Early Bird Alert Inc. (EBA), the company dedicated to improving health and connectivity for seniors and the chronically ill, it was announced today.
Ms. Hardy, who served under President Ronald Reagan and is president of DRHardy & Associates, a public policy firm in Washington, D.C., will lead experts in the fields of aging and disability services to advise EBA in the development and implementation of EasyConnect™, its new in-home communications device and service designed to help seniors and patients with chronic medical conditions take better care of their health.
Other members of EBA’s National Advisory Board include G. Richard Ambrosius, Vice President of NeoCORTA; Bob Blancato, President of Matz, Blancato, & Associates; Dalmer Hoskins, former Secretary-General, International Social Security Association; Gail Gibson Hunt, President and CEO of the National Alliance for Caregiving (NAC); and Sue Suter, former President of the World Institute on Disability.
EBA founder and CEO Andrew Kluger says “Ms. Hardy and the advisory board bring considerable expertise and valued perspective to Early Bird Alert’s efforts to create personalized, patient-directed healthcare communication links that can contribute to the reduction of healthcare costs nationwide.”
EasyConnect is a free healthcare hotline that helps seniors and the chronically ill manage their own care at home by making regular communication with healthcare providers, caregivers, and case managers easy. It also offers useful information and community activities at the touch of a button, mouse click, or screen touch. Protected by multiple patents, the EasyConnect keypad attaches easily to a landline telephone. The service is also available through a web browser, an Apple/Android smartphone/tablet app, or an Internet-connected TV. Caregivers and designated healthcare providers can connect quickly to patents by telephone, web or mobile device. The EasyConnect telephone keypad is also designed to function as an in-home telemonitoring portal.
Privately held Early Bird Alert, Inc. is headquartered at 70 Mitchell Blvd., Suite 106, San Rafael, Calif. 94903. Telephone: 415-302-7691. Further information at www.earlybirdalert.com. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Twitter: http://twitter.com/#1/earlybirdalert Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/EarlyBirdAlert LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/company/2239687 For advertising, email to email@example.com. EasyConnectTM is a registered trademark of Early Bird Alert.