Knoxville, Tennessee, Oct. 17, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Healthcare Integrated Technologies, Inc. (HiTC), proudly announces the approval for a $336,000 grant from the state of Tennessee. The grant is targeted at bolstering infection control practices for 24 senior living facilities, encompassing a mix of Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs) and Assisted Living Facilities (ALFs).
Leveraging its position in AI-powered health solutions for senior living, HiTC will employ this grant to further its mission in ensuring safer and more efficient living environments using their proprietary AI technology. This development builds on HiTC’s recent strategic alliance with Signature Healthcare, underscoring the company’s ongoing commitment to innovative healthcare solutions for senior residents. The grant involves 21 Signature Healthcare facilities and two partnering companies.
Scott Boruff, CEO of HiTC, commented, “We are thrilled to receive this substantial grant, which will enable us to further our mission of making facilities safer for patients and healthcare workers through the application of innovative AI solutions. We are poised to deliver transformative outcomes across these Tennessee facilities and drive meaningful, impactful change in the ALF/SNF spaces, including those operated by our valued partner, Signature Healthcare.”
The installation of HiTC’s AI-based track and trace systems will significantly enhance the quality of care provided in these healthcare facilities. Signature Healthcare, a technology-forward company, has expressed its enthusiasm for this collaboration. Darian Goodman, Senior Vice President of Operations at Signature Healthcare stated, “We are pleased to partner with HiTC in this endeavor to raise the bar in tracking and tracing in infection control. This initiative aligns with our commitment to delivering the highest standards of care to our patients and residents.”
About Healthcare Integrated Technology Inc.
Healthcare Integrated Technologies, Inc. (OTCMKTS: HITC) is focused on developing effective, non-intrusive, resident monitoring technologies for senior living communities. We specialize in the development of software using AI and IoT to enable healthcare technologies, including our SafeFace™, SafeGuard™ and SafeSpace™ technology platforms, for senior living facilities. HiTC is headquartered in Knoxville, Tennessee. More information on HiTC can be found at www.getHITC.com.
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Mr. Scott M. Boruff, CEO