GE, Intel; Remote monitoring; Japanese care robot; Toshiba Bluetooth; Eric Dishman; FAST’s telecare survey

GE, Intel form healthcare joint venture
(Rolling up their sleeves to take on the world)

NPR on ‘band-aid’ sensors for remote monitoring (US)
(Skin patch sensors get media traction)

How are online doctor consult companies like palm trees?
(It’s a sunshine state riddle)

Another Japanese care robot

Report: Healthcare Providers Guide to Telehealth
(Rip-off of the year?)

Continua’s Bluetooth Manager by Toshiba
(Announcement leaves a lot to be desired)

VA set to spend billions on IT
(Which ehealth companies will benefit?)

Your Saturday Soapbox: Dishman–it’s time to get telehealth
to everyone who needs it
(John the Baptist points to the cliff edge?)

Business briefs for 30 July
(Don’t dismiss these 6 catch-up items)

Take part in FAST’s telecare survey (UK only)
(Please participate if you meet the criteria)

Friday extra: Physicians and their smartphones
(Survey found wanting)