Archive for the ‘mHealth’ Category

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 […]

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) […]

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; 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 […]

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 […]

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?) […]

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 […]

EarlySense; Health New England; epidermal electronics; St Vincent de Paul; Telehealth

EarlySense hospital bed sensors piloting in Massachusetts (New product news) iPads are welcome distraction during surgery (UK) (Choose your entertainment along with your surgeon) Health New England adds member app (For faster access) Once again into the (data) breach: ‘September Song’ edition (225,000 people affected in recent months) Revised Lifecomm MPERS white paper (Thanks to […]

Android malware; Choose Independence; Transition Care Program; Philips Lifeline AutoAlert; In-home health monitoring; Vidyo; Tunstall myclinic@home

Beware hospital CIOs, of Android malware explosion (Adding to the ongoing debate of iPad vs. Android) Rural healthcare lagging without telemedicine (US) (Confirming the obvious) Choose Independence to develop telehealth part of TSA Code of Practice (UK) (A ‘brave’ decision?) Did the riots affect telecare service usage? (UK) (A question for services) The effect of […]

Health Net Connect; BRAID; NHS Bristol; FDA draft guidance; Cisco layoffs; iRobot and InTouch; mHealth acquisitions

Health Net Connect launches VideoDoc service (Is it significant?) New telehealth service in Schleswig-Holstein (Germany) (New telehealth roll-out) BRAID Project: Active Ageing Scenarios (EU) (May be useful) NHS Bristol uses phones for telehealth (UK) (New telehealth roll-out) Recognized Continua Certification Experts (May be useful. Or become one) Two useful smartphone healthcare apps, and free report […]