A couple living apart in Edinburgh and London are to try out new bedroom technology designed for people in long-distance relationships… One of Distance Lab’s key areas of work is telehealth, technologies designed for patients or to help people stay… Read moreTwo-cities test for 'intimacy' device
Yale University School of Medicine has announced the successful enrollment of 1,650+ heart failure patients as part of the National Institutes of Health-sponsored, Tele-HF study. Press release.
A reader has asked for a recommendation of a good patent lawyer. If you know someone you would like to recommend, let me know and I will start an international list on Telecare Aware. email@example.com UPDATE THURS 13th: Now we… Read moreDo you know a good patent lawyer in the US?
The assets and IPR of Canadian company Medical Intelligence Technologies, originator of the Columba telecare bracelet (see one of the earliest Telecare Aware items, June 2005) and its later developments the Vega GPS bracelet and Urgentys for lone workers, have… Read moreColumba/Vega bracelets' marketing to be revitalised
Economists call it ‘The Penguin Problem’ – no one moves unless everyone moves, so no one moves. An item on Vince Kuraitis’ e-CareManagement blog explores the concept in relation to the slow adoption of electronic health records in the US,… Read moreIs slow telecare adoption a 'penguin problem'?
RS TechMedic, a Dutch-based company has announced the release of Dyna-Vision, a multi-parameter patient monitor for monitoring patients’ vital signs from remote locations using an embedded SIM card which connects to the cellular network. It transmits the streaming signals to… Read moreRealtime monitoring of vital signs in remote patients
Project Lifesaver is the granddaddy of tracking devices. It’s a pity that the people of Pratt, Kansas don’t seem to be making full use of the generosity of their benefactor. Story here.
Does anyone else find this story quite disturbing? To stay safe, people in danger have to be imprisoned at home and telecare becomes a warder, not a liberator? Has no one in Anglesey heard of using mobile phones with panic… Read moreWales' first domestic violence telecare line for Anglesey
Neat summary of main points of the US’s Medicare Telehealth Enhancement Act of 2009, in The Loop, the Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute Research Library’s current awareness tool. The Act puts remote patient monitoring into a very… Read moreMedicare Telehealth Enhancement Act 2009
It takes marketing skill and dedication of a high order to get your brand to be the dominant feature of a newspaper story that doesn’t even mention you! Telehealth gadget keeps Jean healthy.