According to Gartner’s 2009 Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies report, human augmentation, mobile robots and home health monitoring are technologies that should now be emerging onto the “slope of enlightenment”. BBC blog: Has Twitter’s popularity peaked?
A fairly comprehensive report by Microsoft’s Dr Octavian Purcarea, Global Solution Manager, Worldwide Health on a couple of conferences/workshops he attended in June. Overcoming the challenges to eHealth.
It looks like the headline writer of this piece from the Wall St Journal got carried away. But read the article and you will get the point. This item has some pointers to the future features.
An excellent example of how telecare can be deployed to help a person who had a problem with falling after a stroke, can be found on Guy Dewsbury’s Telecare Blog. (DTA in the article = the Dependability Telecare Assessment tool)
Did you know that the City of Hull has a Telehealth Institute? According to an EU project proposal1, it has. However, it appears that someone over-egged it a bit because, from what I can find on the internet, such an… Read moreHull's Telehealth Institute (UK)
A&D and Continua chalk up another win-win as A&D announces that two of its Bluetooth-enabled telehealth blood pressure and weight monitoring devices have been certified as conforming to the Continua Alliance’s Version One Design Guidelines, incorporating the Bluetooth Health Device… Read moreNew Continua Certified A&D devices announced
In a frank item in its Yorkshire HQ’s local paper, Tunstall’s chief executive, James Buckley, revealed that up to 70 of its 550 UK-based staff will lose their jobs following a slump in sales. The company is working all its… Read moreTunstall predicts redundancies
Remote patient monitoring in Kansas. At least one local politician ‘gets it’.
While others are still dabbling about with pilot ‘studies’, Edinburgh City Council has made significant investment, done the sums, and concluded that they should invest more. According to an item in The Scotsman, in the last three years Edinburgh has… Read moreEdinburgh to double spending on telecare
The authors of this piece in Medical Tourism Magazine focus their definition of ‘telehealth’ on ‘telemedicine’ (real time videoconferencing and deferred store-and-forward data), which will be the main focus of its readershp – healthcare providers of surgery to people travelling… Read moreThe role of telehealth in medical tourism