RTX Healthcare has received FDA 510k market clearance for its RTX3370 Telehealth Monitor. Link to press release.
Following Tunstall’s landfall in the Taiwanese market – use the Telecare Aware search for ‘Taiwan’ – the British Trade and Cultural Office is holding a UK-Taiwan International Telehealth Conference on September 18th. Topics will include the UK’s experience in research… Read moreTaiwan International Telehealth Conference, 18 September
CAHSAH being the California Association for Health Services at Home. Will be interesting to learn how they get on. Twin press releases: WebVMC, Philips.
Report by Parks Associates forecasts strong market growth in Western Europe and Canada, up from less than $70 million in revenue in 2006 to $225 million in 2011. News item.
I do range far and wide for telecare stories – but this isn’t one. So it’s a ‘read in your coffee break’ item. The question: is it about a sensible health measure, or ‘food fascism’? Or is it about the… Read moreOur Choice: Death by Lethal Donuts
I’m pleased to publish the following official response by Steve Sylvester, Telecare Projects Manager, to the item Is Building Telecare in England coming off the rails? (6 August) and its follow-up Councillor defends Lancashire’s telecare scheme (10 August) “The same… Read moreTelecare scheme progress: Lancashire County Council responds (UK)
Becky Bashor lives 800 miles away from her mother but she can still tell whether she’s had a good or a bad day. She sits down at her computer and signs on to AttentiveCare, an Internet-based service that connects caregivers… Read more…just watch unnoticed
Further to Guy Dewsbury’s Telecare Soapbox item When ‘Smart’ is not smart enough (see also comments posted) this article from HiddenWires explores some of the obstacles to ‘real’ smart home adoption in the UK.
Ricability (the trading name of the Research Institute for Consumer Affairs) is an excellent independent consumer research charity in the disability arena, for people of all ages. Recent publications include What’s New? which has a telecare products update. Download and… Read moreRicability publication: What's New? (UK)
The Epilert consists of a hand or foot sensor unit device worn by the patient (the size of a watch) which detects movements and vibrations process and identifies it as an epileptic seizure rather than a normal non-epileptic movement. In… Read moreEpilert – an Israeli warning system for epileptic seizures