BBC story reporting comments by Science Minister Malcolm Wicks who, instead of winning the approval of those ‘in the know’ for his attempt at supporting the technology, has probably annoyed both the telecare community and people whose lives are affected… Read moreTag dementia sufferers – Minister (UK)
This item reports developments in prison healthcare. Also… “We still have ambitious plans for prison health services up to 2010…(including)…the development of telehealth.” But not telehealth tagging, we hope. Story from Dorset Echo.
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“The social alarm system installed at Denham Garden Village, an age exclusive development for the over 55s in Denham, Buckinghamshire was seen as a key feature of the major upgrade program being managed by Anchor Housing Trust.” Tynetec press release.
Medical Intelligence produces, amongst other things, the Colomba GPS telecare bracelet used to help locate wandering [sic] Alzheimer’s disease patients. The company plans to use the new funds for “primarily for sales, marketing…”. Short press release.
Small but growing French company uses new technology from Nokia (Nokia 6131 NFC – Near Field Communications) to allow easy ‘log in’ by mobile phone to a central server when a care giver visits and leaves a home-based client. The… Read moreHippocad – the advantage of being traceable
Omron, well-known in the medical world for its mainstream nebulisers, digital thermometers and blood pressure monitoring equipment goes mobile by implanting bluetooth technology into its products. Data can be transmitted over any bluetooth-enabled mobile phone.
I never thought I’d call a telehealth device ‘cute’ but its the most appropriate description of the lozenge-shaped, palm-sized HeartOne single-lead ECG device from Israeli company Aerotel. You simply press the two indentations and it records an audio of your… Read moreHeartOne – the advantage of being small
Danish company RTX launched its RTX 3370 product a month ago, as regular TelecareAware readers will remember. I had a closer look and first got the matter of the pedestrian name out of the way. “It’s extremely hard to find… Read moreRTX – the advantage of being new
Having been early in the field of home health monitoring, Honeywell products lack the glamour of some manufacturers’ newer offerings. However, with a user-base of over 420,000, they have some extremely good usability data which has been fed back into… Read moreHoneywell HomMed – the advantage of being big