American TeleCare Inc. (ATI) has announced that its equipment and services remain available to government agencies under new contracts with the Veterans Health Administration at favourable prices for any US federal agency on a Federal Service Schedule. Press release.
Most interesting item: Telecare and telehealth innovations of the 12 WSDAN member sites.
A&D Medical’s devices have won awards from the magazines Health & Beauty Care Executive and Good Housekeeping. Its Wellness Connected is extremely advanced but user-friendly and intuitive to use. A&D press release.
Cross-state boundary working is an issue for telehealth clinicians in the US, as this item illustrates. It’s interesting to note that the EU is also chewing over the matter of cross-border health provision.
Long term success of a telehealth [read ‘telemedicine’] network: a case study of the Upper Peninsula Telehealth Network. Michael Mackert and Pamela Whitten The University of Texas at Austin, published in the International Journal of Healthcare Technology and Management 2009…. Read moreLong term success of a telehealth network
In an excellent opinion piece, Philippine Senator Edgardo J. Angara, argues that the Philippine National Telehealth System could reduce the huge disparity between health care in urban and rural areas.
I don’t post many local items these days, but this is a clear and to-the-point-example. Nottingham City Council.