This short article in Senior Housing Forum (US) by Steve Moran, formerly a community developer and now in the telehealth field, scores neatly and briefly on what is wrong with the ‘hotel’ model of many senior communities. Basically the extent… Read moreBeing amused to death?
Our onslaught of 2013 predictions starts with the Top Five from AT&T, cleverly timed for the mHealth Summit. From their press release supplying plenty of AT&T ForHealth focused examples (and our interpretation): A shift from stand-alone “unsponsored” apps to meaningful… Read more2013 crystal ball time: AT&T's top 5 predictions
Following the announcement on Tuesday that the global Chinese ICT provider Huawei is to make UK investments over the next few years equalling two billion US dollars, one wonders whether, with its presence in videoconferencing, links with mobile network companies,… Read moreHuawei announces substantial investment in UK
Eric Wicklund, Editor, mHIMSS, follows the Continua Alliance’s line that the plans for large-scale adoption of telehealth monitoring (sometimes referred to in the article as ‘telemedicine’ and ‘telemedical monitoring’) is due to adoption of the Alliance’s connectivity standards. Hmm…one suspects… Read moreDenmark: Telehealth adoption "on an unprecedented scale"
Continua Health Alliance has announced it has been accepted as a Standardization Sector member of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) which focuses on the development and implementation of standards for Internet access, transport protocols, voice and video compression, home networking… Read moreContinua joins International Telecommunication Union (ITU)
Happtique, the online mHealth application ‘store’ backed by GNYHA Ventures, also hosts half-hour weekly ‘broadcasts’ on BlogTalkRadio for features and education on eHealth topics. Recent guests have included Drs. Joseph Kvedar of the Center for Connected Health (Partners Healthcare) and… Read moreEnter the mHealthZone (BlogTalkRadio)
America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) hosted its annual Institute in Salt Lake City last week. Perhaps it’s being shut in a hotel meeting room when SLC’s natural beauties and mountain air beckon, but even FierceHealthIT’s dispassionate reportage could not conceal… Read moreImproving healthcare delivery: it's the technology that'll save it. Or not?
CellScope [TA 9 Apr 2009, 10 Jan], a recent graduate of Rock Health’s first class of startups, announced its raising of $1 million in seed funding from Khosla Ventures. It develops optical devices to smartphones to turn them into diagnostic-quality… Read moreShort telehealth takes for week's end (US)
‘Tis a pity that the word ‘ecosystem’ is so redolent of leafmould, worms and bugs, as the European Connected Health Alliance’s website is crawling with references to it. Actually, when technologists refer to ‘ecosystem’ one has to suspect that they… Read moreECHAlliance members: Expressions of interest for 'On-line Innovation Factory' (UK)
You have seen the publicity, now read the behind-the-scenes detail of what is expected from participating organisations. In a letter sent from the 3ML Working Group we can see that leading and governing the initiative will be “an Industry Leadership… Read more3millionlives: Invitation to the party – at a price (UK)