This is a complex story even if you understand the medical system in the US and have been following what has been happening in terms of disease management (DM) and physician payment regimes controlled by the Centers for Medicare &… Read more"Medical Home" gains momentum
Marian Preece, Operations Manager for the Telecare Services Association gave the following comment on the recent Telecare Soapbox: Access to emergency services: a right, entitlement or privilege? item: TSA has worked with CFOA from 2001 to determine the correct procedures… Read moreTSA comment on recent Telecare Soapbox item
Healthcare technology blogger Dana Blankenhorn points out that with the launch of its Health Guide (story here) Intel strayed from its usual business model into “a consumer market it did not yet understand because it found an opportunity it could… Read moreIntel’s Health Guide challenge
This item describes how the influential HMO is expanding its remote monitoring program because it has observed positive results. Read it here.
The Scottish Government expects further developments in telecare: Telecare to contribute significantly to the achievement of personalised health and social care outcomes for individuals Telecare to contribute significantly to delivering wider national benefits in areas such as shifting the balance… Read moreScotland's telecare strategy
A heavily commercialised US-focused magazine, but it has some interesting content nonetheless. Download it here (pdf).
“The new offering, which pairs Alarm.com’s patented wireless and web-based monitoring technology with SafetyCare’s 24/7 emergency and medical response services, gives individuals who might otherwise need institutional care or on-site supervision the ability to live alone without compromising their well-being… Read moreAlarm.com and SafetyCare partner to offer monitoring solution for independent living
“The project TeleWatch Patient Monitoring System was developed to do home monitoring and disease management for high risk outpatients suffering from congestive heart failure. The Home Link system provides for communication and recording of patient’s data.” Read about all the… Read moreJohns Hopkins University working on telehealth devices
Apart from a passing grumble about the use of the unqualified and therefore largely meaningless phrase ‘the vulnerable’ in the headline (vulnerable to what? Hiccup attacks? Falling asleep in the afternoon? etc.) I really applaud this item written, apparently, by… Read moreSensors and sensitivity keep the vulnerable safe at home (Wales)