Two short, related articles from Venture Beat on mHealth applications for smartphones. In the US, the mHealth Alliance is advocating smartphone applications for delivery of care, especially in developing countries, where cell phones are becoming widely available. Article. This article also includes my favorite… Read moremHealth in developing countries, Ringful
Do your eyes glaze over when your CTO speaks about ZigBee, BTLE, IEEE, WBAN, PAN, Z-Wave and so on? Here is a clearly presented, short and not overly technical explanation of low-power connectivity platforms, their advantages/disadvantages, and what Continua and IEEE are doing… Read moreDiscussion of low-energy wireless connectivity
The latest item on Guy Dewsbury’s The Telecare Blog shows how his Dependability Telecare Assessment tool (DTA) can be used to assess a piece of telecare equipment. For illustration he applies it to ‘a generic pill dispenser’ – with interesting… Read moreUsing Dependability Telecare Assessment to assess telecare equipment
The appointment of three new directors to Tynetec’s Board and its commitment of over £500,000 (US$800,000) to a major Assisted Living Innovation Platform (ALIP) project sponsored by the UK Government’s Technology Strategy Board (TSB), announced last year, are indications of… Read moreTynetec's commitment to growth
Article in the journal Telemedicine and e-Health “The ethical conundrum of telehealth realizes the uniquely positive impact that telehealth can have on patients, providers, and clinical outcomes, as well as the potential for harm and abuse that may ensue.” Happily,… Read moreTelehealth Ethics
Telefonica-owned O2 is casting its eyes telehealthwards, according to a press release. (Original Czech or Google Translate version in English.)
Tom Morton, CEO, of UK telecoms company Argyll, takes looks at why mobile phone technology will be the connecting medium the remote health monitoring future. Future Trends in Mobile Phones for Health Care Delivery Cannot be Ignored.