This item contains links to two somewhat lengthy articles that try to summarise what is happening on telecare and telehealth in the UK. It’s worth comparing them as they come at it from different directions. Telecare and assistive technology fits… Read moreUK round-ups
For people in the US, a resource page full of links to sites with helpful information “to help you find products, information, programs, services and other tools and resources on assistive and adaptive technology, caregiving and independent living.” Sponsored by… Read moreTOOLS for Independence (US)
Brian Bischoff, President and CEO of Healthsense said “Unlike many proprietary wireless networks, just about any device or technology can be run on a standard Wi-Fi platform. That’s critically important for senior living providers because it means they know their… Read moreHealthsense Remote Monitoring System now Wi-Fi certified
The Microsoft Health Engagement Survey 2009, conducted by Kelton Research, found that consumers want electronic coaching via e-mail and phones to help them improve health habits, self-manage conditions and better coordinate care with providers. Details here.
If you haven’t yet tuned in to what Google has up its sleeve with Google Wave, this article, What happens when Google Wave hits Google Health? is as good a place to start as any. You will want to follow… Read moreWhat happens when Google Wave hits Google Health?
“Continua’s commitment to utilize established connectivity standards, such as Bluetooth and ZigBee, will provide the tangible technology base for more widespread telemedicine and remote patient monitoring in the next 12 to 24 months,” said Lynne A. Dunbrack, program director of… Read moreContinua to include Zigbee in next version of interoperability guidelines
A smart journalist turns VivoMetrics’s terrible press release into a small, readable article. Weren’t they lucky?
A new generation of telehealth products that include an integrated fingerprint reader for improved patient security; a web camera facility for video conferencing and a novel, intuitive touch screen interface will be showcased at the free-to-attend NHS Innovation EXPO taking… Read moreFingerprint reader improves telehealth security for patients