The Disabled Living Foundation’s (DLF) Telecare Made Easy site was introduced to the public at the Naidex Exhibition at the beginning of the month but launched formally at an event at the DLF’s headquarters yesterday. There were speeches and presentations… Read moreTelecare Made Easy: DLF launch
Item from Canada about results of remotely supervised lung rehabilitation. “Many patients are hesitant to exercise without supervision out of the fear of ‘doing more harm than good’ when they experience shortness of breath…With the Telehealth program, “the patient is… Read moreTelehealth lung rehab as effective as local therapy
Center for Connected Health’s Symposium 2008 at The Conference Center at Harvard Medical October 27-28, 2008 subtitled Who Pays, Who Provides, Who Decides: Consumers, Clinicians and Business Models in the Connected Care Era. Details here.
Following my passing comment about Google Health last week, I thought you might be interested to watch this 50 minute video of Google’s CEO Eric Schmidt addressing the HIMSS conference in February. Amongst other interesting things, he points out how… Read moreGoogle Health video
Latest report from e-Health Insider. “Twenty e-Health 2.0 companies and organisations leading this fast emerging sector are profiled through questionnaire and follow-up interviews. The profiles provide a broad cross section of the wide range of e-health 2.0 applications already available…. Read moreWeb 2.0 revolution underway in healthcare
House pioneering assisted and sustainable living technology unveiled Here is a UK story that’s presented as well as it gets (until you read the next item from the NY Times). Well done Advantage West Midlands and British Journal of Healthcare… Read moreTwo items for the 'Good Story' files
A useful list of EU ehealth projects on empirica consultancy’s website.
A reminder from the National Telehealth Center, University of the Philippines, Manila that not all developments are happening in the ‘West’. Read item.
Interesting little item from US blogger on broadband Andrew Cohill. He points out that “Companies like Steeplechase Networks [a broadband provider] are on the cutting edge of these kinds of consumer services, and Steeplechase is actively seeking out open, multi-service… Read moreTelehealth will support community broadband, lower health costs (US)
Kent County Council’s website had a flurry of postings yesterday that included references to telehealth, but only in the context of the county’s draft plan for 2008-2009 where there are passing references to the continuation of their (pre WSD programme)… Read moreWSD Sites: Kent Council Leader and Chief Executive reference the project