Telecare dog; Orange Healthcare; Telemonitoring; Aetna and Banner Health; Telehealth cool; Bosch North America; The Telecare/Telehealth History Project

Cute dog saves owner with telecare alarm (UK)
(We look forward to the 3ML award!)

Orange Healthcare: “eHealth is a key pillar of Orange’s Conquest 2015 strategy” (EU)
(Company news)

Two events for UK readers
(One is next week)

In terms of ROI, the biggest saving comes from telemonitoring (Netherlands)
(For the evidence file)

Pharmacist the missing link in telehealth? (US)
(There has to be a ‘missing link’ joke in there somewhere…)

Aetna stacks technology into Banner Health ACO (US)
(Another sign of mainstreaming happening?)

Telehealth officially ‘cool’ in Ohio (US)
(Good to know!)

Bosch North America’s 2011 results
(Company news)

The forefront of mHealth: Learning from Saxon times
(Must-watch video)

Who, What, When? The History Project
(Get in quick before Ed. Steve regrets taking this on!)

Telecare Services Association; smartphone screener for oral lesions; ATA announcements; Code of Practice for Telehealth; 3millionlives; Roy Lilley; Telemedicine and Parkinson’s

Telecare Soapbox: What should the role of the Telecare Services Association be?
(Editor Steve wonders if it is time for a change)

Award-winning smartphone screener for oral lesions an infection risk?
(New products and unregulated markets)

ATA: Company announcements and news in brief
(ATA updates)

April 2012 Telecare LIN Newsletter published (UK)
(Your comprehensive source)

Draft Code of Practice for Telehealth Services launched (EU)
(The EU alternative)

3millionlives: Medilink’s publicity for members (UK)
(An enthusiastic piece)

DH’s ham-fisted block of WSD results (UK)
(Read it and…)

Roy Lilley on WSD: “There is something very strange about this trial, or the
data, or how it’s been done” (UK)
(Entertaining, but barbed, rant)

Telemedicine and Parkinson’s Disease: the Merinoff Symposium at ATA
(Event news)

Telemedicine; Patient from Hell; Accenture; 3millionlives; ECHAlliance

What is that pill, anyway? Here’s an app to find out
(Many apps are fun, a few will save lives)

The limitations of telemedicine shown in Canadian study
(Issues of videoconferencing quality – and terminology)

Upset Patient from Hell with implementation in his sights (UK)
(Will 3ML be seen as part of hated NHS ‘reforms’?)

3millionlives: Accenture‘s contribution – ‘intelligent shirts’ (UK)
(Not to mention ‘genomics’)

3millionlives: The myth perpetuates (US)
(3 wrong concepts in one short sentence)

ECHAlliance members: Expressions of interest for ‘On-line Innovation Factory’ (UK)
(Translation requested)

DLF Introduction to Telecare one day course (UK)
(Event news)

Free telemedicine strategy ebook (US)
(Consultancy’s offer)

3millionlives; Smartphone apps; AirStrip MobiSecure; Aerotel GeoSkeeper; Telecare suppliers; Mobile Health Africa

3millionlives: Plan B and Plan C
(Still unconvinced on Plan A)

New arrivals to the monitoring web portal party…(US)
(Fujitsu and a barking name)

Smartphone apps to reduce social anxiety
(Based on cognitive bias modification)

A call for ‘dialing back the hype’
(Read if planning the next Big Thing)

AirStrip selects MobiSecure for government health apps
(Upgrading their mobile security)

Kenya’s startup boom
(Lessons for planning a large, government-inspired project)

Aerotel’s GeoSkeeper receives FCC and IC approvals (US & Canada)
(Illustrating how long it can take to come to market)

Bonanza for six telecare suppliers (Scotland)
(And not a Cartwright in sight)

Mobile Health Africa: Connected Africa Forum
(Conference news)

3millionlives cartel; Medical alert summoned police; Neelie Kroes telecare and telehealth; Walsall telecare; Bosch Healthcare sues three companies

3millionlives. A cartel in the making? (UK)
(Feedback from unhappy companies)

Drug delivery on a wireless chip closer
(Pointer to the future)

Medical alert summoned police–with tragic consequences (US)
(Sad story)

Neelie Kroes acknowledges Scotland’s telecare and telehealth promotion
(Thumbs up for Scotland)

Walsall making telecare a default component of care packages (UK)
(But who writes their quotes?)

Tallinn hopes to introduce telecare (Estonia)
(Going about it the wrong way)

Bosch Healthcare sues three companies over patent infringements
(A shot across the bows for other companies)

Docobo Doc@Home; Rite Aid; AirStrip/Qualcomm; telecare equipment; telehealth; MyFlare; 3millionlives

Cardiac consultant demos telehealth (UK)
(Docobo Doc@Home)

FDA throwing a monkey wrench into telehealth? (US)
(Discouraging outcomes-based care and lower costs)

Skip the retail clinic, go online–fine with Rite Aid
(Virtual consults catching on as money and time-saving)

AirStrip gains investment, monitoring tech integration with Qualcomm
(Qualcomm’s bets on wireless health multiplying)

Portugal Telecom to provide telecare equipment
(With a charity)

Why the NHS must embrace telehealth on a larger scale
(Good general telehealth item)

3 iPhone and iPad medical devices we’d like to see
(Near future wish list)

Healthbots interview: Professor Bruce MacDonald (New Zealand)
(More robots in the home)

MyFlare launches moblie PERS app in Spanish
(PERS for a one-off $9.99)

3millionlives: Invitation to the party – at a price (UK)
(A public cartel in the making?)

Telehealth; Robotic exoskeletons; Telecare service; Telemedicine – An Introduction; Telecare Technology

Investor paper on telehealth
(A wealth of information on technology use in home care)

Robotic exoskeletons for mobility update–again
(The wearable robot on track for release)

Telehealth’s promising global future
(Excellent roundup)

Living alone with pets and telecare service (Canada and US)
(An often forgotten angle)

Final proof that telecare has arrived (UK)
(Never mind it hasn’t featured in the soaps yet)

Where have all the NHS IT champions gone?
(Thoughtful item by the Patient from Hell)

New Book: Telemedicine – An Introduction
(With an Indian focus)

Staffordshire will continue to contract with Telecare Technology (UK)
(Why would it not?)

Popsi Cube; Telecare LIN; 3 Million Lives; Proteus Biomedical; Cornwall telehealth; Pew Internet; Robotic telemedicine; Ford’s car that cares; NNY £3.2m telehealth project

Roundup of good and bad telecare and telehealth news items
(8 items in 1)

New telehealth product: Popsi Cube (US)
(Interesting name)

FLORA for wearable devices?
(Interesting development)

Telecare LIN January 2012 newsletter published (UK)
(New format)

3 Million Lives website launched (UK)
(One to keep an eye on)

Readers’ help wanted
(Can you? Please?)

Proteus Biomedical to introduce smartpill into UK in September
(Thumbs up for the Lloydspharmacy chain)

Cornwall: 30,000 people to use telehealth
(Aiming high for mainstreaming)

A light at the end of the reimbursement tunnel for telehealth–or something else? (US)
(Hope for US telehealth adoption?)

Tracking online health and social networking: Pew Internet study
(With updated online health information usage tips)

A different take on an eHealth ‘top 10’
(From a clinical perspective)

Study on barriers to robotic telemedicine
(Useful study if that’s what you are trying to introduce)

‘iAwards for Wireless Health’ applications open
(Call for nominations)

Ford’s ‘car that cares’ visits CES, Syncs up Healthrageously
(Get into Ford’s mobile telehealth monitor)

WSJ’s ‘Doctor in Pocket…’ overeggs the pudding
(Editor Donna’s gimlet-eyed take)

NNY £3.2m telehealth project – negative evaluation hits local headlines
(Updated last night with 6 interesting links)

Vodafone; American Well; Telecare briefs; Telehealth; Burnside Telecom; WSDAN; Global Health Innovation

Vodafone publishes first mobile ‘Health Debate’
(Vodafone’s take on the four big questions)

American Well wins contract from the VA (US)
(A significant development)

Telecare briefs: mood music, securing data…and not
(Three quickies)

Online services ‘isolating’ elderly people (UK)
(WRVS has a pop at telecare)

Will GPs take telehealth into the mainstream? (UK)
(By Mark Ayton of Honeywell HomMed UK)

Burnside Telecom: Monitor care equipment from your mobile phone (UK)
(New product)

Telecare LIN October newsletter published
(94 pages)

Goodbye WSDAN, hello King’s Fund Telehealth and Telecare section
(Getting ready for life post WSD results?)

List of “global health innovation” events
(Events news)

MIT’s New Media Medicine
(List of new stuff)

Assistive technology; Telecare; Connected Health Symposium 2011; PTSD; Robotic assisted exoskeleton; Telehealth; Telemedicine; Shoes with embedded GPS

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Telecare Soapbox: Twisted tender tendrils (UK)
(Alliteration aside, it’s a lot’a read)

Connected Health Symposium 2011: reviews and recaps
(News round up)

Assessing PTSD via virtual reality
(Armed With Science item)

Robotic assisted exoskeleton update
(For people with spinal cord injuries)

Telehealth, telemedicine and telecare: Introductory one-day seminar (UK)
(Conference alert)

Shoes with embedded GPS to go on sale in US
(And a mini rant about ‘wandering’)