New review of studies finds that hospital-at-home programs common in Europe and Australia do not save money and may not affect health outcomes very much. “The tendency to extend care can wipe out the cost savings.”
7000 Alarm systems on Medicaid in New York. A snippet that indicates systems being further embedded in mainstream care.
House of Lords Science and Technology Committee, 1st Report of Session 2005-06, Ageing: Scientific Aspects, Volume I: published 21 July 2005. Chapter 5 has lots to say about assistive technology. It’s not complimentary about the AT industry. The whole report… Read moreAgeing: Scientific Aspects – Lords report
The briefing paper on our website explains what the forthcoming Preventative Technology Grant means for social services and partner organisations.
Ok, not telecare, but highly relevant. Nice to see the local falls team is being proactive on publicity.
Twenty-one telehealth initiatives across Alberta will benefit from over $2.6 million in funding over the next two years through the Telehealth Clinical Services Grant Fund.
In focus groups with people age 50 to 65, the US Center for Aging Services Technologies (CAST) found that participants would be willing to pay $50 to $100 each month for electronic monitoring technologies. “These findings should be a wake… Read moreFocus group results: A wake up call
Information on Malta’s telecare (alarm service) for which people become eligible at 80, or yonger with certain conditions. Click here to see their site.
The CareCompanion, developed by Home Telehealth (HTL) of Cardiff is a modular monitoring and assessment system designed specifically for home use.
Many nurses who specialise in telecare are experiencing greater job satisfaction than those who do not, according to the results of a major international survey into the use of IT in nursing.