These two reports relate to the White Paper Our health, Our Care, Our say. They were published a few days apart. The first is by the Department of Health, the second by Counsel & Care. They are very different. A… Read moreTwo White Paper-related reports: Chalk and cheese
Another of E-Health Insider’s reports on the December Telecare and Assistive Technology Conference. This time, Dick Curry thinking about the future of telecare and its implementation.
In short, there’s going to be neither. Tucked away on page 7, the CISP Telecare Newsletter, 26 January 2007, says that “Web news sites have reported that further guidance on telecare is on the way” and, “In addition, it is… Read moreCSIP corrects reports of new telecare guidance and NHS intentions re telehealth
Hanover Housing Group is known for its go-ahead approach to telecare, so why does this press release about thier award-winning development in Brighton not mention it? I asked Hanover’s Business Development Manager David Ward – and ex-member of the Telecare… Read moreHanover's Larchwood scheme wins European award for innovative housing design
It has been a while in development, I understand, but the atdementia website has been worth the wait. It aims to provide user-friendly information for professionals and the wider public about assistive technology for people with dementia. The Trent Dementia… Read moreNew resource on dementia and technology launched
Richard Granger, NHS director general of IT, has said that the extension of health technology into the home – probably based at first on proprietary systems – would “free things up in terms of time and place” within the NHS…. Read moreNHS planning major telehealth rollout
Better-than-average press release by a company wanting to sell its market report. Kalorama Information.
A groundbreaking home that uses the latest smart technology to give people with dementia and other serious long-term health conditions greater independence will be showcased at Hillside Court, a ‘very sheltered’ housing scheme in St George, Bristol. It has been… Read moreSmart living for people with dementia in Bristol (UK)
We heard quite a lot last year about Intel’s intention to invest in home healthcare technology. Now, Oregon Health & Science University’s (OHSU) Oregon Center for Aging and Technology (ORCATECH) has become the first to be funded under a new… Read moreIntel: investment in home healthcare technology starts rolling
Safe-T is a new, Yorkshire (UK) based service by Alert Ltd. For example, if a subscriber with a heart condition is having some kind of seizure, a call to Alert will instantly place their whereabouts on screen, along with medical… Read moreRapid response service to track people and their medical details in an emergency (UK)