Archive for May 2011

Telecare Aware News Network updates; Taiwan telehealth; SmartCamp; ICU Telemedicine

Telecare Aware News Network updates (Follow your country) Taiwan gets on with telehealth (Development reminder) Home care needs a makeover (US) (Like 1990s PCs but worse) SmartCamp goes to Austin, awards healthcare technology (IBM’s entrepreneurial awards program) Your Friday ‘battle of the market projections’ (Soap bubbles in a breeze?) The Use and Misuse of ICU […]

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 […]

Telecare EPG; Telemedical ECG service; Physicians video consult;Benefits of Telecare; Flexible paperphone; FutureMed2011; ChairBot; Skype

‘Computerless email’ to debut at Ecumen senior housing (US) (Presto making market progress – embargoed, will appear later) Wales invests in subscription to Telecare EPG (Thumbs up to WAG and the EPG) EHRs and semantic interoperability (EU) (Interoperability constructing a new Tower of Babel?) ‘Tapping into smart health’ (Boston Globe) (mHealth roundup) Telemedical ECG service […]

Continua Alliance; Connected health; Skype; Android@Home; Whzan; Jitterbug 5star PERS; WSDAN Conference

Continua Alliance releases design guidelines to public (But confusion reigns) Connected health and ‘crossing the digital divide’ (Good sms news) Tracking, social networking rising for health information (Facebook as a source of health info???) ‘Aging in the Connected Home’ research (Waking up to the need to research needs before tech) Skype a bad buy for […]

Telecare and Telehealth Marketplace; Mobile Health 2011; SleepTrak; mHealth Regulatory Coalition; Older People

Tuesday’s short takes (Round up of various items) South of England Telecare and Telehealth Marketplace (UK event news) Mobile Health 2011 – roundup (Conference report) SleepTrak monitoring sleep disorders (US) (New product) Got funding? Capital Connection ’11 (US) (Too late to apply, but…) mHealth Regulatory Coalition draft document posted (Important in relation to FDA) Festival […]

ATA 2011; BIOTRONIK; iMetrikus/Numera; Text4Baby; Alzheimer’s telecare project; Microsoft tags for mHealth

ATA 2011: conference reporting **Final 6 May** (To bring you right up to date, incl. Intel news) New Zealand technologies facilitate care of elderly and chronically ill at home (Round-up) Wireless remote monitoring pacemakers: FDA approval of BIOTRONIK’s latest devices (US) (Industry news) OK to Taser man having epileptic fit (UK) (Twice. And to stand […]

ATA 2011 Conference Reports

Although we couldn’t get sponsorship for Editor Donna to report live from the ATA 2011 conference, she is doing a stalwart job of picking up and pulling together the snippets other people are putting online – 16 so far, and there are more to come.