In February we reported that Waldo Networks was one of three companies being sued by Bosch Healthcare in order to protect its portfolio of patents in the telehealth (remote monitoring) arena. It looks as if, like a number of other… Read moreWaldo Health licenses Bosch telehealth patent portfolio
If you are an early or growth-stage (interesting terminology there) company with a New York (city or state) “presence”, and with a technology that can support NY State Medicaid’s new emphasis on “health homes” (a fancy name for Medicaid managed health, see more below), this funding of up to $300,000 for each of 12 companies may be of interest to you. Announced this past week, the Digital Health Accelerator was organized by NY’s two Regional Extension Centers (RECs: NY eHealth Collaborative for the state and the NYC Department of Health, both of which are involved with regional health information exchange–HIE) and the NYC Investment Fund. Funding it are the NYC Investment Fund plus a bevy of corporations including UnitedHealthGroup, Aetna and several venture capital funds. You’ll have to move fast: the deadline to apply is 1 June, and a NYC-based briefing on applying is 1 May.
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The inexpensive OScan device clips to a smartphone’s camera side and illuminates the mouth cavity with fluorescent light, which highlights any mouth lesion. This enables easy detection by a clinician and transmission of the image. Designed for developing countries where… Read moreAward-winning smartphone screener for oral lesions an infection risk?
With ATA 2012’s start in just a few days, Editors Donna and Steve will consolidate various announcements and news snippets we believe of interest to our readers (and ATA attendees). Watch this spot for updates. World’s First iPhone App… Read moreATA: Company announcements and news in brief
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The Medetel Conference in Luxembourg last week saw release of the first version of a new European Code of Practice for Telehealth Services. The Code offers the prospect of a quality standard that will guide telehealth service development and engender… Read moreDraft Code of Practice for Telehealth Services launched (EU)
Medilink, one of the four lead organisations in the 3 Million Lives Campaign [that’s how it is being styled these days] runs an enthusiastic piece on it in its magazine. Well, it would be odd if it did not. You can access it here. This editor (Steve) spent a few minutes puzzling over the meeting dates mentioned…23 February, 27 February, 28 February… what happened to the one on the 29th? Click the ‘Read more’ link below for some of interesting quotations from the item…
An exclusive in the other (non-Pulse) source of information for UK GPs, GP Online tells how Department of Health (DH) officials clumsily used a Freedom of Information get-out clause to prevent GP Online from getting its hands on the Whole… Read moreDH's ham-fisted block of WSD results (UK)
Roy Lilley has ably chaired the TSA conference for the past two years and has a positive interest in telecare and telehealth monitoring. He has been active in generating interest in the field amongst the thousands of NHS managers to… Read moreRoy Lilley on WSD: "There is something very strange about this trial, or the data, or how it's been done" (UK)
1 May: 10:00 am – 11:00 am San Carlos Room Second Level, San Jose Convention Center Marriott The Merinoff Symposium at ATA is billed as a one hour breakout session to help shape future approaches in using telemedicine to manage… Read moreTelemedicine and Parkinson's Disease: the Merinoff Symposium at ATA