Archive for April 2011

William and Kate; Tunstall; AT&T; Homo evolutis; Continua; Waldo Health; Verizon and Healthsense

Wills and Kate telecare shocker! (You thought we’d be a Royal Wedding-free zone? Sorry!) Tunstall CEO backs Lansley’s NHS plans (Unlike the vast majority, including health professionals) AT&T unveils suitcase-sized cell sites for emergencies (New product) Meet the Buyers 2011 (UK) (Event news) Body boundaries and the rise of Homo evolutis (Pointer to the future) […]

Telehealth satisfaction; Personal-safety GPS device; ATA Annual Awards; mHealth; Aerotel; West Wireless Health Institute

The good(ish) and the reason why (Why we keep plodding on, that is) NYY incredible telehealth satisfaction survey results (UK) (96%!) Personal-safety GPS device security risk (Leading US device hacked) ATA Annual Awards recognize telehealth leaders and innovators (US) (Conference news) Seafarers to get better mHealth (Niche market news) Electronic alert system to prevent venous […]

mHealth; iPhone tracking; Telehealth appointment reminders; Connected Patient; American Well

TANN site updates (Can you use them more?) mHealth at peak, exaggerations avalanche (Getting ready to jump out of the way) Doctors and patients jumping on mHealth and changing healthcare as we know it? (Getting ready to jump into the way) ‘Going mobile’: the promise and the confusion (Also with iPhone tracking update) Denver Health, […]

ATA conference; English telehealth; Brain wave-controlled games; Personal health and fitness; FDA MDDS regulations

Walking the ethical line (Do these examples overstep it?) ATA conference report sponsorship opportunity (Help us serve you better) Scot’s advice to English telehealth (It’s not a difficult concept…) 1 in 4 people aged under 16 will now live to 100+ (UK) (Has implications for public policy) If apps could read your mind… (Brain wave-controlled […]

Facebook; Kaiser Permanente; e-Patient Dave; Veterans Administration; Vodafone/mHealth Alliance awards

Facebooking care coordination? (Can FB take over healthcare like it is doing the internet?) Kaiser goes to Washington, struts its stuff (No small players here) “Give us our damn data!” (Patient empowerment Video) Cardiovascular disease can be detected earlier during sleep (Sweden) (Research moving towards remote monitoring) VA awards $1.38 billion in six contracts for […]

NHS telehealth; Dead and undiscovered; Edison Awards; VA six contracts; Persuasive Tech Lab

Funding shortage to slow NHS roll-out of telehealth (So don’t get your hopes up) Getting smart, slowly (Australia) (Project results) EU BRAID programme – people dead and undiscovered in Portugal (Not what you expect in southern Europe) Information sharing, telehealth technologies rated top in innovation potential (International survey results) Edison Awards to American Well, MedApps, […]

Hospital records; ACOs and Medicare; Breeze@home; iRx Reminder; Healthcare kiosk; Invicta and Guinness

Hospital records: paper to electronic access in less than two years (Canada) (Institutional turnaround) More on ACOs and Medicare (US) (Important – for readers in the States) Breeze@home to monitor lung conditions (Product development) Incubating healthcare IT startups (Source of funding?) Readers’ requests (Can you help?) mHealth app developer iRx Reminder looks for foothold in […]

British Heart Foundation; NEHI; Telepresence robots; mHealth; NHS changes

How can health care be improved with IT? (Canada) (Ask the people) British Heart Foundation and Southampton monitoring study (New study announced?) NEHI study update (US) (Research news) Your Friday robo-fix: ‘telepresence robots‘ (US) (‘Robots’ – with quotes) mHealth connecting doctors in Africa, reminding HIV patients (mHealth 1) Low-resource mHealth (mHealth 2) mHealth – change […]