Latest WSDAN (Whole System Demonstrator Action Network) newsletter just out. Main items are: The evidence base … telehealth and heart failure Mike Clark reports on Prof. John Cleland’s presentation. Personal health budgets: helping to build a more responsive, more integrated,… Read moreWSDAN most recent newsletter
Consultant Cardiologist Lance Forbat laments that large numbers of people with long term conditions are not being properly managed and answers a question posed by Professor Sue Yeandle at the WSDAN regional event on the 11 June 2009. Can and… Read moreCan and should a private market for telecare and telehealth be stimulated?
Here’s a telehealth story that’s potentially good news but which has had the life squashed out of it by a lacklustre approach to press release writing. AmeriChoice Expands TennCare Member Access to Specialty Care With Investment in Local Telehealth Programs… Read moreGetting care, including specialty care, locally in Tennessee
Here is an apparently large, but little-known, telehealth market: Home Sleep Apnea Testing.
Hot on the heels of the news that Qualcomm has ditched its LifeComm health project, is news that it is teaming up with Verizon to ‘provide communications and services to connect machines and devices in the health care, manufacturing, and… Read moreVerizon Wireless, Qualcomm form joint venture
Intel’s CEO Paul Otellini writing in Politico weighs in on the US’s helathcare reform debate with a short piece on the need to refocus healthcare from a doctor-dependent, hospital-dependent focused model to a home-based selfcare focused one. Was this item… Read moreOtellini: We need a personal health reformation
While in the USA the President’s health reform proposals have divided opinion even amongst his friends, and Medicare takes the first steps towards removing the barriers to telehealth, the UK’s NHS Direct has introduced as part of the government’s flu… Read moreUK's National Pandemic Flu Service the first true mass telehealth system?
A new (expensive) ABI Research study Wearable Wireless Sensors examines the factors fuelling demand for wearable wireless sensors as well as the short range wireless technologies that may be used by them. It also identifies the key players in the… Read moreMarket for wearable wireless sensors: more than 400 million devices by 2014
For readers who like to know who is doing what. Item from Cyprus Mail. By the way, did you know that the Chubb company was founded in 1818 by Charles and Jeremiah Chubb? That’s handy because the average sale of… Read moreChubb extends to Cyprus
“The major problem of the older person is, what are you going to do with the rest of your life? … when you ask them, 90 percent of the time people have no answer. And it’s not their fault. Society… Read moreHow the 'Old Old' can have best lives