Broadband is life-changing: Burlington’s Telecare for Rural Health Project. The project works using a ‘DocBox’ that attaches to the patient’s home TV set and runs on cable or DSL. The instructor sees a “Hollywood Squares” grid showing up to 12… Read moreBringing Tai Chi class directly into people's homes
How AjaxWorld managed to pick up on consecutive days two drearily written press releases with interesting stories behind them, is a mystery. Here they are if you are curious: New Virtual Health Assistant Introduced. iVisit Named Finalist in CTIA Wireless… Read moreVirtual Health Assistant and iVisit
Excellent two page article from the Philadelphia Inquirer with good examples of remote monitoring being put to good use. Note too how it has changed the direction of the care organisation’s plans. Getting a chance at life outside a nursing… Read moreGetting a chance at life outside a nursing home
The San Diego-based Gary and Mary West Foundation has committed US$45 million to create the West Wireless Health Institute, “one of world’s first medical research organizations dedicated to advancing health and well-being through the use of wireless technologies.” according to… Read more$45 million for West Wireless Health Institute
Developing from a fire security company, Kent’s Red Alert Telecare was set up two-and-a-half years ago and has won contracts from London councils and others. It provides flexible services from installing equipment to maintaining customer databases and holding stock for… Read moreRed Alert Telecare named 'Most Promising New Business' (Kent, UK)
Main contents: 1) Now the Care Services Improvement Partnership (CSIP) no longer exists, the Telecare Learning and Improvement Network is part of the Department of Health’s (DH) Care Networks in the Putting People First programme. Item 1 gives information on… Read moreDH Care Networks March Telecare Newsletter published
Each year the English county council of Essex (which runs social services) makes a number of pledges to its population. They are designed to support its plan to make Essex the best place to live and work in the country…. Read moreEssex's Telecare Pledge (UK)
Dull-as-ditchwater company report stuffed full of market intelligence for those who have a mind to work through it. Here.
Yesterday, Paul Otellini, CEO of Intel, and Jeff Immelt, GE’s CEO, stood together on the same platform to launch a joint strategy to go after the worldwide telehealth and telecare markets. It is backed by an investment of US$ 250… Read moreGE Healthcare to market Health Guide in new partnership with Intel
If you have a way with words, then use it to win £30 (approx US$40) of Amazon vouchers! The snappily-named Burnside Telecom P230 wireless desktop phone which allows owners to program in numbers that they wish to be answered automatically… Read moreRe-name that phone!