News Summary – 11 April 2012 Reply

IBM Patent: Multitouch Floor Detects Heart Attacks, Intruders, falls etc

6 key technologies to support accountable care – integration, care coordination, quality improvement – Health IT:

‘Continuing coverage of implanted cardiac device incidents in US’ via Cardio Brief

Event Diary 1: Tedmed 2012 10-13 Apr 2012

Event Diary 2: American #Telemedicine Association 2012 29 April San Jose, Ca

Event Diary 3: Health Informatics Congress 2012 2-3 May 2012 London

Event Diary 4: #eHealth Week 7 May Copenhagen

Event Diary 5: NICE annual conference 15-16 May 2012

Event Diary 6: 5th Annual Holyrood #Telecare & #Telehealth Conference 15-16 May 2012 Glasgow

‘My Doctor Is a Computer!’ – the importance of communication via @THCBstaff @tomorrowtogethr #innovateforage

‘Boston Scientific gets nod to sell pacemakers in Europe’ – includes remote monitoring, HF diagnostics #telehealth

‘Patient Information Forum to develop a business case for consumer health information’ via @EHealthInsider #nhssm

Effects of blood pressure self measurement and #telemedicine communication on physician prescribing habits

CommonWell Evaluation Report – ‘integrated eCare’ in EU

‘£180m government funding to support medical breakthroughs’ via @innovate_uk

New video via @mhealthlive: ‘Getting mobile into the system’ – NHS Choices & mobile access

RT @GPonlinenews: Tools in patient records could trigger GP-led research expansion:

‘Housing associations and charities join forces to deliver NHS service’ via @guardian

‘Mobile stroke teams could speed up patient access to treatment’ via @GPonlinenews

‘Healthcare comes to the community’ – changes in public health arrangements in England via @guardian

‘Use of visual patient education tool, helps chest pain patients become more engaged in care with fewer admissions’

‘Vital Signs by Smartphone, Doctor Appointments With a Click’ – NY Times

Vulnerability of older people in Sunderland when landlines/telecare alarm system not working

RT @CareInnovations: Care Innovations™ QuietCare® uses advanced motion sensor tech that learns the daily activity patterns of residents –


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