Click here to read a PDF copy of an interview with the buddi tracking device’s entrepenuerial inventor Sara Murray published in the UK Times earlier this month. Although the buddi system has applications for people with dementia, the company appears… Read morebuddi inventor interview
CSIP’s January 2009 newsletter is now available. Most interesting is the commentary by…
There’s head-scratching going on in telehealth and telecare companies about how to take advantage of the funding that governments are putting into stimulating their economies. There is a prima facie case that all forms of telehealth in particular is a good candidate for such investment: The technology exists; there is knowledge about how to introduce it; there is unmet demand and, by improving people’s health and reducing healthcare costs, its uptake should have wider socio-economic benefits (as Tom Jones pointed out in the WSDAN item earlier this week).
The following four story links illustrate aspects of the problem faced by supplier companies as they wait for governments to resolve procurement-related issues.
Guess how the Center for Connected Health thinks it did last year towards achieving its vision “to improve patient care and clinical outcomes through connected health solutions” by fostering “dynamic collaboration between patients and providers, researchers and technology innovators, insurers… Read moreCenter for Connected Health 2008 progress report
Explanation of telecare in the UK, and the need for more engineers in the field, for The Engineer magazine. And a gentle plug for Coventry University’s Health Design and Technology Institute and the consultancy and usability study services it can… Read moreTelecare engineering (UK)
The Nonin 2500 PalmSAT handheld pulse oximeter with USB is the first product to be certified to meet the Continua design guidelines. Nonin Medical plans to offer Continua compliant tools across its product lines. Nonin press release.
Two press releases, the first from Philips on its Fourth Quarter Healthcare Sector Results 2008, and the second from Bosch’s Health Hero Network look forward positively to more growth in the telecare market in 2009.
Recently completed final report available: Assessment of financing opportunities available to Member States to support and boost investment in eHealth (2007-08). The study’s aim is to support the plan to support, boost, and leverage investment in eHealth. The study sheds… Read moreFinancing opportunities available to EU Member States to boost investment in eHealth
The Whole System Demonstrator Action Network held its first open event in London last Thursday, 22 January. Tom Jones, from Tanjent (see Useful Sites: Consultancies) attended and provided the folowing report for Telecare Aware readers.
By addressing a business system in home telecare and deriving a business process model which can eventually be controlled and executed by machines…the full potential of a process-centric service-oriented architecture is exploited. Flender C, Rosemann M. Model-driven Service Engineering in… Read moreModel-driven service engineering in home telecare