Four telehealth postings

Four of this week’s more interesting telehealth-related postings.

South American-European link-ups

Wide-ranging Australian report on South American-European links for telehealth initiatives. Click here to read.

“We have to come up with ways of using technology to simplify technology”

From virtual communities on the Web to remote medication monitoring, technology is something that can be used to empower the elderly. Pittsburgh conference report.

Telehealth a virtual success

Home computer monitoring of patients saves $1 million and cuts hospital visits in a pilot program. “Telemedicine” has shown such promise in curbing health costs that state lawmakers are crafting legislation to fund home telehealth programs statewide.
Reported in the Denver Post

Are your ankles more or less swollen today?

In Nebraska, patients questioned about the state of their health. Click here.