From ‘Start Up’ (full article available at $125), this excerpt published in Medical Devices Today neatly packages the past six years of telecare/telehealth development into (then) big medical device companies developing ‘remote monitoring’ of chronic conditions into (now) big telecom,… Read moreWireless health as telehealth accelerator and disruptor
This ZDNet article confirms what we already know–the pace of development and bringing to market of remote monitoring in telecare and telehealth is increasing (building to a critical mass?), but insurance company reimbursement and FDA approvals are not keeping up. … Read moreRemote monitoring development IS moving faster
This opinion article by Brian Dolan in mobihealthnews looks for the meaning in the GreatCall/Jitterbug acquisition of MobiWatch. His POV: funding and support in the current environment is not going to devices separate from mobile phones; the market for mobile PERS may… Read moreM-PERS a non-starter?
Japan, with the oldest (65+) population in the world and an extremely low level of immigration, has been a leader in development of robotics for both home assistance and ‘comforters’ (e.g. robopets like Paro.) Now for something different: an ‘assisted limb’ —… Read moreNow Grandpa's helper (I, robot, indeed)