A new device developed at the University of New South Wales can predict who is likely to fall, according to early tests. The belt-worn device measures the performance of someone as they carry out everyday tasks and a structured home-based… Read moreNew device predicting falls (Australia)
A must-read for anyone with an interest in people with dementia in the Andover Townsman (Andover, Massachusetts) describing a demonstration of a virtual dementia tour: “12 minutes that will change your life.” Virtual Dementia Tour: A peek at living with… Read moreVirtual Dementia Tour: A peek at living with dementia
Toumaz has established a joint venture with California Capital Equity to expand the commercialisation and distribution of its Sensium digital plaster. The new Toumaz US joint venture will sell the Sensium digital plaster worldwide from a base in San Diego…. Read moreToumaz to commercialise its digital plaster
A reminder that the terminology problem is not going away any time soon…never mind that in that US-health-centric way this blog item in MobileHealthWatch ignores non-health telecare matters: mHealth or telehealth? Should there be a distinction?
FierceMobileHealthcare picks up on a NASA experiment in training non-medics to use ultrasound for remote diagnostics and speculates that the lessons learned may encourage the adoption of other remote health technologies. NASA experiment will give boost to telehealth-enabled ultrasound
Enabling Mobility for Continua Guidelines is a Continua Alliance paper that has no date or authorship acknowledgement [don’t you just love that?…however, the document properties give 6 July 2011 and Ian Hay of Orange] but is of interest as it… Read moreContinua MTF Mobile Personal Health Managers Guidelines
Some of the items posted recently by Telecare Aware News Network (TANN) site editors: TANN: Australia: New Telehealth partnership formed in Northern NSW [Feros Care telehealth trial, too small and too short to be useful, in Editor Steve’s opinion.] TANN:… Read moreTANN news roundup 12 July 2011