Didn’t make it to the Connected Health Symposium, missed some of it or just want to see again? Selected sessions are available until 30 September 2010 on their website. Links: Videos, Presentations.
Business Week returns once again to the subject of ‘aging in place’ at home, with a ‘range of futuristic gizmos’ from the ‘world’s leading tech innovators’ to help all the aging boomers live independently in the place where 80% of them expect to… Read moreElder care by 'remote'–Business Week
Trevor Cradduck’s comments on ‘Privacy by Design’ (see 9 Nov posting below) received a response from the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario on the Telehealth Canada blog. No surprise, there’s a disagreement; but in their response,… Read more'Privacy by Design'–Ontario OIPC official response
It doesn’t look like anyone else is using the hastag #tsa09 at the moment, so I’m suggesting this for TSA conference Tweets next week.
A new computer aimed at people aged over 60 who are unfamiliar with PCs and the internet has been unveiled in the UK. The simplified desktop – called SimplicITy – has just six buttons directing users to basic tasks such… Read morePC for older people introduced in UK
ZyXEL Communications has announced the Smart Home Gateway, a rugged, pocket-sized, battery powered wireless router. It provides wireless Internet connectivity through fixed broadband (ADSL/Cable) and 3G/4G broadband and enables multiple applications, including real-time health monitoring. Item from themobilehealthcrowd.com.
GSMA, which represents the interests of the worldwide mobile communications industry, has announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with The University of Manchester to establish an m-Health Innovation Centre which will act as a UK focus for… Read moreManchester (UK) to get m-Health Centre
Wolverhampton City Council is expanding its provision of telehealth following a trial run involving 40 health monitors. What caught my in this story was “the Strategic Health Authority employing eight project managers on 12 month contracts to support the PCTs… Read moreWolverhampton gets on with its telehealth trial (UK)