Florence (Flo) Simple Telehealth is a system developed in the West Midlands to help community health teams manage patients – collecting vital signs readings and communicating with them via smartphones. It’s claimed to be low cost enough and easy enough… Read more'Ultra-low cost' Simple Telehealth patient management (UK)
Nice items from BBC News and the Edinburgh Guardian, illustrating how a teenager with learning disabilities has learned to get to school independently more quickly than by the ‘traditional’ method of having an assistant travel with him. Thanks to Skyguard… Read moreGPS device helps special needs students become more independent (Scotland)
Actually, it’s not such a new product, but it’s the first time this editor, Steve, has come across it… why do I get the impression the company has been steering clear of the telecare market? However, I can see it… Read moreSimpla Phone: New UK product
This is the simplest, clearest explanation I have seen of how remote patient health monitoring is managed in the NHS, what patients do, and its benefits. The 3.21 minute video on YouTube does not hide its Docobo origin, but that… Read moreTelehealth in Hackney (UK)
This Guardian article, reporting on Edinburgh following Croydon’s example of setting up ‘virtual wards’ of people being cared for at home, is slow to get going but read on to where it gets into some of the detail. It’s a… Read moreVirtual wards linking home and hospital
Interesting post (including video – Dutch commentary) about the use of the Bosch/Health Hero Health Buddy in the Netherlands. Bear in mind that the blog is that of Steve Brown, founder of the Health Hero Network but now on the… Read moreTelemedicine in Chronic Care: Sananet Results from the Netherlands
A school in Knoxville, Tennessee, has installed telemedicine equipment to improve the service the nurse can provide. Here is a news item from WBIR.
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Radvision team writer Sagee Ben-Zedeff has taken the time to put together a useful overview of the use of various video technologies in telemedicine. A recommended read, with video links.
Portable telemedicine equipment clearly has great benefits in many situations, but does it have to be dressed up as a self-propelled robot? That was my principal reaction after watching the video on the OffSite Care Inc. The video is a… Read moreRobot at the bedside (video)