Archive for February 2011

Smarter mobile phones; Qtel; Polish telecare company; Cardiocom; mHealth Initiative; Phrazer; Continua Alliance

Telecare Soapbox: Northern Ireland. We announce the winner and losers (At last…?) Older generation demands smarter mobile phones (And why you can’t phone them) Qtel to launch mHealth services (Qatar) (Industry news) Failings in alarm response ‘inexcusable’ (NZ) (Lessons learned) WSD “shows promising results” (Of course it does) Polish telecare company seeks contacts (Can you […]

HIMSS; Alere; Simultaneous wireless signals; Alarm fatigue; Philippines telehealth; Telehealth and telecare in England

HIMSS news in brief: Monday (Conference/exhibition news) Alere’s acquisition of HTL will change the telehealth market (Major announcement) ‘Hype curve alert’ on mHealth apps: research2guidance (Report) Pushing patient clinical summaries to mobile devices (Mobile app) Simultaneous wireless signals sent and received (Pointer to the future) PHR and payment smart card introduced at HIMSS (US) (Payment […]

Facebook; Doro; Telehealth & Remote Patient Monitoring; Telehealthcare; Single European patent; implantable heart sensor; Birmingham OwnHealth

Telecare Aware is recruiting (Volunteers, that is) Life-saving diagnosis via Facebook (A friend in deed) Doro global strategic partnerships with MyGlucoHealth and Medixine (Phone manufacturer digs into mHealth) Telehealth & Remote Patient Monitoring Conference (US) (Baltimore conference news) BMJ Clinical Review: Telehealthcare for long term conditions (New academic paper) Telecare and council cuts (UK) (Taking […]

FDA; Colored pendants; iPhone; Tunstall; Telecare petition; Tele-ICUs

FDA publishes medical device data system rules (Published today) Benchmarking telehealth and telemedicine: study (Research and Markets’s new study) A ‘remote’ chance? (Patient satisfaction is not enough) New colored pendants (US) (Sign of the times) Will cheap small iPhone favor globalization of mHealth? (2 related items) Tunstall to participate in NSW telehealth programme (Aus) (Other […]

VA healthcare; NaviNet; Medical Device Tax; Why are medical alerts so ugly; Telemed cart; Epilert; Telehealth monitoring; VitalPoint;

VA contracts for healthcare innovations in EHRs and mobile (Latest VA Innovation Initiative) Videophone support for family caregivers of dementia patients (US) (ACITSFCDP: What kind of acronym is that?) NaviNet extends into mobile care management (Think Amazon) ‘Reform’ medical device tax–Senate moves repeal (US) (Has implications for telehealth and telecare) Why are medical alerts so […]

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 […]