This is the complete proposed guidance document to the FDA on regulation of mHealth technologies, as drafted by the mHealth Regulatory Coalition (MRC). It incorporates comments from the prior three releases of materials [TA 5 July and prior]. This document… Read moremHealth Regulatory Coalition releases full draft guidance (US)
InMedica, a division of IMS Research, is projecting $6.28 billion in the global telehealth market by 2020, with the bulk of growth after 2015. Telehealth is fairly narrowly defined (as your Editors do here) as remote monitoring for vital signs…. Read moreHoney, I shrank the forecast: global telehealth at $6.28 billion by 2020
Lincolnshire, for three years from 3 January 2012. Pre-qualification questionnaire on this site – registered users log in, go to Response Manager and use access code 29T2HN37RS. The tender is live until 28th October.
Two sharp-eyed readers noticed the disappearance of an item and its comments from Telecare Aware yesterday and asked why. I can’t answer in detail but it is to protect the anonymity of certain commenters. I’m sure there is not a… Read moreAnonymity and freedom of speech
Three robotic devices are set to make their debut at the forthcoming 38th International Home Care & Rehabilitation Exhibition (H.C.R.2011) in Tokyo. They include a Communication Assistance Robot and new models of the company’s Hair-Washing Robot and RoboticBed. More information… Read moreNew Panasonic care robots (Japan)
Fabric-based monitoring devices are suddenly getting hot. This paper published in the American Institute of Physics’ AIP Advances discusses the use of copper oxide embedded in fabric. The researchers developed a new flexible memory fabric (not related to spandex ) woven… Read moreE-textiles and an advance in 'wearable electronics'
Late this summer, a panel of veteran US Army soldiers–noncoms as well as field grade officers–selected the best advances in Army technology. On the list of a dozen, along with the 40mm Infrared Illuminant Cartridge, M992 and the M240L 7.62mm… Read moremCare named one of US Army's 'Greatest Inventions'
GrandCare Systems announced yesterday its ‘strategic alliance’ with fellow West Bend, Wisconsin company Spaulding Clinical to integrate the Spaulding iQ ECG with its telecare/telehealth system. The integration is interesting because it meets a definite need beyond diabetes and CHF which… Read moreGrandCare Systems adds ECG
Congratulations to Mike Clark for securing new funding from the Assisted Living Innovation Platform (ALIP) to resurrect the Telecare LIN eNewsletter which last published in February 2011. In addition to news of UK telecare and telehealth projects, the newsletter has… Read moreReturn of the Telecare LIN eNewsletter
Faruqi & Faruqi, a NY-based securities firm is investigating the Board of Directors of American Medical Alert Corp (AMAC) for potential breaches of fiduciary duties in connection with their conduct related to the sale of the company to Tunstall in… Read moreAMAC directors' sale to Tunstall under investigation