Three items this week illustrate the changing health and social care context that is beginning to affect the market for telecare and telehealth services.
- Council plans to axe in-house care provision (Community CAre. Note the comment about direct payments and personal budgets)
- PCT deficits will leave GP commissioning ‘doomed to fail’ (Healthcare Republic)
- Commissioning a bridge for GPs’ information gap (Smart Healthcare ephasises lack of planning for GPs’ information needs)
Update…and a couple more: