Tunstall press release highlights its contribution to Cheshire’s success. Having secured £1m Government funding from the Preventative Technology Grant (PTG), Cheshire Social Services has successfully mainstreamed telecare across the county, by January 2008 providing tailored telecare packages to a total… Read moreCheshire County Council Telecare Success?
Is this EU project being sponsored by a bed manufacturer? In the light of all the body-worn and even implantable monitoring sensors being developed, this seems an unnecessarily cumbersome way of approaching the issue. Or have I missed something? BBC… Read moreHeart-check beds to be developed (EU)
Dig beneath the press release rhetoric at the beginning of this item and it actually looks quite interesting. While other companies are still installing second generation alarm systems into care homes, Intelligent InSites seem to have skipped a generation or… Read moreFamilies to see the activities and attention their family member is receiving
Oxford (UK) based t+Medical (mobile phone-based technology to monitor diabetes, asthma, COPD, hypertension and weight management), have set up office in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. t+Medical press release. Website.
Not the grant itself, of course, but the funding does. I thought it would be worth putting in a little reminder that the funding element of the PTG continues indefinitely after March 2008 in councils’ baseline funding, which is where,… Read morePreventative Technology Grant funding continues indefinitely
Through its activities, especially the poster campaigns, the London Telecare Group has done much to raise awareness of telecare services in the capital. Hundreds of calls generated by the posters have been fielded by a central fulfilment phone line. Posters… Read moreRenewed vision for telecare in London
Danish RTX Healthcare introduces its RTX3370 Telehealth Monitor to the US market at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society’s HIMSS ’08 conference and exhibition in Orlando, Florida, at which over 24,000 visitors are expected next week. RTX sells its… Read moreRTX Healthcare at HIMSS ’O8
t+ Medical has joined forces with blood glucose meter manufacturer LifeScan for the provision of technology and services to people with diabetes in the UK and Ireland. Full story.
Last Autumn, Paul Gee, Chief Executive of the UK’s Telecare Services Association, got on the Soapbox and asked the question Tesco Telecare – How far away? Well, it looks to me that the consumer-demand led future for telecare has already… Read moreB&Q dips toe into telecare waters
In another example of the consumerisation of telecare, American Medical Alert Corp and Walgreen have agreed a 2008 marketing strategy for the Walgreen’s Ready Response Medical Alert program. Plans include the launch of a product specific website, a media campaign… Read moreWalgreen's Ready Response Medical Alert program update (US)