Report from London Borough of Newham Mayoral meeting 15 June 2006 which considered the decision to invest £3.6m this year and next with the intention of seriously mainstreaming telecare services. This puts the Prevetive Technology Grant funding (Newham’s share was… Read morePTG funding in sharp perspective: telecare in Newham to hit the bigtime?
This 17 minute video, made for Brunel University’s Telemedicine & eHealth Systems course, shows the extensive use of telemedicine equipment at a local general practice health centre. One of the best telemedicine videos around, doctors, other staff, patients and hospital… Read moreBest Telemedicine video we've yet seen
Interesting new product, although they use the term ‘stylish’ with quite a lot of license. The Exmocare monitors heart rate, galvanic skin response and motion and interprets them into emotional states. Start reading about this with the Yahoo version of press release which… Read moreExmocare Bluetooth Biosensor Wristwatch
Political and managerial leadership brings large over-target efficiency savings in Wales. The Making The Connections Improvement Fund being used to improve shared services, decriminalised parking, waste management, telecare services, and transport services. Welsh Local Government Association news report.
Brian O’Connor, chairman of the Quality Healthcare Group, said that telehealth was ‘‘transforming the way healthcare is being delivered in the US and Australia’’. The firm has launched its Quality Healthcare At Home service in Ireland, with the aim of… Read moreIrish health sector looks to future with telehealth
Report of positive views of technology expressed by speakers at the 10th International Conference on Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders (ICAD) in Madrid. A useful round-up.
A chip the size of a grain of rice that can store 100 pages of text and swaps data via wireless has been developed by Hewlett-Packard. The chip could be used to ensure drugs have not been counterfeited, on patient… Read moreNew chip to bridge the digital and physical worlds
Study using Living Independently Group’s QuietCare system throws up some interesting data on older people’s response to hot weather. Item from Senior Journal.
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WebVMC has hired a West Coast Regional Vice President of Sales to support company expansion in virtual medical care, which is a direct result of nationwide demand for cutting-edge telehealth services, according to this press release.