News Summary – 12 April 2012 Reply

Alzheimer’s getting a lot of Twitter coverage at #TEDMED today – future projections, how many people that could be affected, costs, research

‘IMF warns of pensions time bomb’ – impact of increased life expectancy – Telegraph soc.li/oirwtjN

‘100 Ambulances in Romania being equipped with Video-Based #Telemedicine Solution’ via @ehealthnews goo.gl/fb/mnssc

Real-time malaria detection and tracking via SMS in Cambodiabit.ly/HyP8SL

‘ECGs refine CHD risk prediction in seniors, but clinical benefit and cost uncertain’ bit.ly/HxZFsU

NHS patients sent home at night ‘to free up hospital beds’ – FOI data on discharges between 11pm and 6am – Telegraph soc.li/ck3eDUY

US doc survey on use of tablets, social media etc bit.ly/HE00M5

RT @TelehealthHull: Summary of the progress made in using the iPhone to assess heart rhythm – bit.ly/HJKksr

RT @RichardatKF: system leaders or talking shops ? our new report on health & wellbeing boards out today kingsfund.org.uk/publicati…

RT @AidisTrust: Pls support us & RT – @AidisTrust free technical support on computer/assistive tech for disabled ppl & their carers UK

‘Extra care housing – transforming the future for older people’gu.com/p/36k8a/tw via @guardian

RT @ehealthnews: Med-e-Tel 2012 – 10th Anniversary Edition of the Global Telemedicine and eHealth Event goo.gl/fb/d96d5

RT @MBirty: Things that go bump in the #NHS night – @rcsloggett looks at problems with discharge on @mhpblog bit.ly/HNkLCN

RT @Diabetescouk: iBGStar Blood Glucose Meter Review bit.ly/zLl8Ct

RT @NeelieKroesEU: U drive a car? Own a fridge? Use iPad? Take medicine? Then the “Internet of Things” affects yr life. Consultation:ec.europa.eu/yourvoice/ipm…

‘Empathize Like A Doctor, Design Like An Entrepreneur’ – health app design at Mayo Clinic bit.ly/I5KcSS

‘Mapping and healthcare: can geographic data help service planning?’gu.com/p/36ntj/tw via @guardian

EU investigates internet’s spread to more devices – ‘Internet of Things’bbc.in/Ij23EW

‘China, the world’s largest online population: infographic’ via @Econsultancy bit.ly/I6i0z0

‘The ECCERobot looks like a human with much of the skin and connective tissue removed’ bit.ly/HLlcSi

Wearable Health Monitors via @InformationWeek twb.io/I9zurj

PatientsLikeMe Blog/Study – ALS Patients Reporting Health Status over Internet shar.es/rcipV and bit.ly/IrGo1E

‘Stroke Rehab Robot Gently Prods PatientsTo Do Exercises (vid)’ – 800k strokes pa, doubles over 20 yrs bit.ly/IzOd0R via @medgadget

‘VA hopes to scrap copay for home video consults’ shar.es/rGdyJ

Implementation of COPD discharge care bundle via @COPDdoc1.usa.gov/IjDasI & bit.ly/HLxz0D

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