With its acquisition of WebVMC last May Intel showed that the products of relatively minnow-sized companies could tempt giant ones into the telemonitoring market. Now, another giant, GE, has acquired a minority ownership stake in Living Independently, the company that… Read moreGE follows Intel's lead into telemonitoring market
Despite attempts on the part of the Homecare Automation Report Tech. Weekly to paint Intel as a big bad wolf, the more you look at this story, the harder it is to see it as other than a responsible company… Read moreIntel/WebVMC safety concern
US Lifeline System telecare alarm systems are offered free to eligible older people in Taipei. Story from Taipei Times.
Senators on the Commerce Committee last week promoted the benefits of high-speed internet access and called for the passage of measures designed to provide more public information about broadband, and more broadband connectivity. The hearing focused on how consumers can… Read moreTelemedicine is the carrot for better US broadband provision
Looking forward to Med-e-Tel next April? Perhaps you should be given the wide range of topics that are going to be covered: Ageing services [i.e. services for people who are getting older, not services that are ageing. I think]; bio-informatics… Read moreMed-e-Tel call for papers opens
I suspect that this new telecare blog will touch a few raw nerves. It has only four posts so far (so start reading now, from the first post at the bottom) but they get straight to the heart of a… Read moreRoughing up the telecare superhighway?
Just drawing your attention to the advert on the right for two developmental telecare posts in Buckinghamshire. The first is for a Telecare Commissioning Manager and the second for a Telecare Project Officer.
You couldn’t make this up – an astounding story from the Wilkes Journal-Patriot. Lifeline saves a life.
Now my question about the numbers involved in the Swindon ‘mainstreaming’ of telehealth (see item here), has an answer, in this E-Health Insider Primary Care piece. Talk about playing fast and loose with terminology. Still, it makes a good headline… Read more'Mainstreaming telehealth' means 50 monitors!
The outcome of the visit is that a working party will explore areas of mutual benefit. The real point of giving you this link is to show how, with a little self-funding to provide some organisation, neighbouring councils can support… Read moreLondon Telecare Group visits NHS Direct at Beckenham