Last week was a quiet one for telecare news. One assumes people’s attention was more on the general woes of the economy. However, despite all the difficulties telehealth and telecare suppliers seem to experience in actually making sales, it seems… Read moreTelehealth and telecare a recession-beating market?
It’s great to see Dr Lance Forbat, a consultant cardiologist in the UK so excited by, and committed to, the implementation of telehealth with appropriate patients that he has embedded it into his private practice. He uses Docobo equipment and… Read moreCardiologist 'gets' telehealth
Dossia is a non-profit consortium of several large US employers including AT&T, Applied Materials, BP America, Cardinal Health, Intel, Pitney Bowes, sanofi-aventis and Wal-Mart. They have united to empower their employees to make smarter, more informed decisions about their healthcare…. Read moreDossia to help drive consumer-initiated change
The American Heart Association (AHA) last month recommended that patients should be screened regularly for depression because people with heart problems are three times more likely to become depressed. Pharos Innovations has technology that automates such screening by phone. Press… Read morePharos Innovations screens and identifies depression risk
Tunstall is involved in something that may be innovative…monitoring with RFID tags on buttons the items of clothing of people with dementia in care homes in Derby. This is to eliminate the distress caused when clothes end up being worn… Read moreTunstall buttoned up
Sad, but true, I spent a chunk of Sunday afternoon browsing two ehealth-promoting sites with similar aims: “We aim to help professionals achieve the most efficient use of resources available for the provision of health services, through the use of… Read moreUKeHA and CST compared (UK and Canada)
I’m pleased to say that a characteristic of these stories is that they are focused on user’s experiences. If you only have time to read one, I’d recommend the last. Home monitors improve health, behavior (US) Help is at hand… Read moreLocal stories featuring telecare and telehealth