Archive for the ‘robots’ Category

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 […]

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 […]

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?) […]

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

Please take our brief assistive technology survey 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 […]

Health Net Connect; BRAID; NHS Bristol; FDA draft guidance; Cisco layoffs; iRobot and InTouch; mHealth acquisitions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

Robosoft Kompaï; Car as mHealth; Lifecomm MPERS; Waldo Health and ECG; Technologies for Health; Qualcomm; GPS tracking

Robosoft’s Kompaï care robot…the future of telecare? (Steve’s special report) Your car as mHealth platform (Could be controversial) Silvers Summit 2012 @ CES–call for speakers (Conference news) Lifecomm MPERS appoints president (Industry news plus product info) ATA followup: Waldo Health and ECG tracking (Product news) Technologies for Health: $50 million five-year grant (Closing date is […]

GP commissioners; Pacific telehealth; Robot RP-7; Telehealth; Kiosks and tablets; Obama videoconferencing; Toumaz

Will GP commissioners embrace telehealth? (UK) (Will they? Won’t they? Will they? Won’t they?) Brighter days in eHealth financing? It depends… (Donna takes a long view) Alaska, Hawaii join for Pacific telehealth (Establishing a telehealth resource center) Your Friday robot special: RP-7 in rural Oregon (You may want to watch the video) Your Friday digital […]

TriageBots; Disposable diagnostics; Diabetes management; Smartphone health apps; Medical jewelry; Romeo robot; Chorleywood

‘TriageBots‘ for EDs (A&E) (Coming to a hospital near you…but when?) Mobile phone disposable diagnostics (Diagnose anywhere with immunoassay technology) Consumer engagement in diabetes management–not easy (Ah yes, healthcare would be easy if not for the patients) More on the RAND home health study (We want more demos! We want more demos!) Smartphone health apps […]

Telehealth monitoring updates

Older people would benefit from free telecare (UK)(Saying what should go without saying) Aerotel goes wireless(New products) Tunstall goes broadband(New products) Older people have their say on robots in care(And guess what they want!) Intel Home Health pilot with Erickson Retirement(Who will pay after the pilot?) FDA and mobile health regulation(Regulations on medical apps for […]