Just in this morning, a press release from Aberdeenshire Council announcing the publication of the evaluation of their 18 month telecare project. It’s a cracker, in every sense of the word*. The headline news is excellent: Out of 51 people… Read moreAberdeenshire's telecare Christmas cracker
Telecare gas detector saves a woman’s life while she sleeps. Press release from Lincolnshire County Council (UK).
Just flagging up this story in the terminology category, although as the ‘Telecare Crisis Line‘ began in 1989, it has a prior claim to the term. Drat! I was going to set up a ‘telecare crisis line’ for telecare services… Read moreTelecare Crisis and Caring Line
The CommonWell project will support independent living and improve the quality of life for a total of 400 older people and people with long-term conditions in four locations in Europe. However, when you read the press release, remember that the… Read moreCommonWell project in four European countries
It seems hard to believe this really is a first in Wales, but it’s a nice little article anyway. From WalesOnline.
Cambridgeshire-based Hidalgo Ltd has announced that its Equivital system (which already has US FDA (510k) registration) has met CE marking requirements. This will open up possibilities for it in EU countries. Press release.
An article just published on the UK’s Health Investor site is essential reading for anyone outside the UK who wants to start understanding what is going on. It also has food for thought for the rest of us. It begins:… Read moreCause for alarm
The title of this item is an amusing example of a small company producing a press release headline that draws attention by ‘hopping on’ to a mainstream news theme. As it happens, the company, Hop-on Inc., produces a mobile phone… Read morePresident Elect Obama Calls for Medical Info Technology – Hop-on Is Ready
The British Standards Institute is currently inviting public comments on the draft of BS 8484, a standard for the management of lone worker protection services. The draft standard covers the provision of services using electronic monitoring and alarm techniques. Although… Read moreBSI standard for the management of lone worker protection services under review (UK)
Short Invicta press release charts another step in its growth.