Rachel Denton, who has been the figurehead for CSIP’s (and before that the ICES team’s) telecare activities in the UK since 2003, sails off into the sunset today – almost literally – as she embarks on a new career as… Read moreTelecare lead sails off (UK)
David Whitlinger, Intel’s Director of Healthcare Standards and head of the Continua Alliance gives a comprehensive summary of the case for telehealth technologies and why interoperability between devices is so important. BJHC&IM item.
Local news stories illustrate that telehealth and telecare technology continues to spread into practice, touching the lives of people who, a few years ago, would not have imagined such things. Timmins Telehomecare program (Ontario, Canada) Telecare in Sunderland (UK) Older… Read moreLocal stories
A few places are still available on the Disabled Living Foundation’s ‘Telecare Solutions and Assessment of Service Users’ one day training course, 28th November 2007. Price per person: £145 plus VAT. Trainer: Jennifer Beaumont. Book a place by calling 020… Read moreDLF Telecare course (UK)
A one-day networking event with guest speakers, including representatives from: IBM, Virgin Media, Orange France Telecom, Siemens AG and O2 Group, is to be held at the Cavendish Conference Centre, London on 5 December 2007. More details.
This International Association of Science and Technology for Development (IASTED) conference will be held on April 16–18, 2008 in Baltimore, Maryland. Telehealth 2008 is “intended to be an international forum for researchers and practitioners interested in the advances in and… Read moreThe Fourth IASTED International Conference on Telehealth (Baltimore, US)
This summary of the conference contains interesting material which indicates the current state of telecare development in the UK. Site also has speakers’ biographies and presentations.
Great human interest story featuring a new social alarm user.
“Qualified seniors” receive AMAC’s premium product offering (voice console unit, wireless neck, belt or wrist activator, bathroom activator and monitored smoke detector). Based on an annual caseload of about 7,000, the six year value of the contract is estimated to… Read moreCity of New York invests in its older citizens' futures
Developments in the ethics debate. Story from Wireless Healthcare [URL “http://www.wirelesshealthcare.co.ukRemoveThisFromTheUrl/wh/news/wk42-07-0005.htm” is reported by Google to be compromised by malware, 16 March 2015].