[With summer over in the northern hemisphere and the conference season getting under way, relevant news items are coming in thick and fast. So here’s a little experiment: rather than posting these ‘short takes’ on products/services/organizations separately, we are grouping them in one, not too long, posting. What do you think? Feedback in the Comments, please. Steve and Donna]
- Voalté One: iPhone based alarm, call and text system for hospitals. Integrates over 200 other systems and devices. Test and rollout at Sarasota (FL) Memorial Hospital. Website.
- Google Health–Fall [autumn] update Two additional insurance companies, plus two physician telemedicine groups, MDLiveCare (FL) and Hello Health (NY) are integrating their services with GH.
- Kaiser Permanente (CA) healthcare innovation conference: simulation mannequins, virtual medical assistants, a Honeywell monitor shaped like a clock radio and the Intel Health Guide. Healthy Future in Medical Tech
- Gecko Systems–Got money? Funding needed for its Carebot personal companion telehealth robot. Forbes coverage and market estimate for PC robots.