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

‘100 Ambulances in Romania being equipped with Video-Based #Telemedicine Solution’ via @ehealthnews

Real-time malaria detection and tracking via SMS in

‘ECGs refine CHD risk prediction in seniors, but clinical benefit and cost uncertain’

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

US doc survey on use of tablets, social media etc

RT @TelehealthHull: Summary of the progress made in using the iPhone to assess heart rhythm –

RT @RichardatKF: system leaders or talking shops ? our new report on health & wellbeing boards out today…

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’ via @guardian

RT @ehealthnews: Med-e-Tel 2012 – 10th Anniversary Edition of the Global Telemedicine and eHealth Event

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

RT @Diabetescouk: iBGStar Blood Glucose Meter Review

RT @NeelieKroesEU: U drive a car? Own a fridge? Use iPad? Take medicine? Then the “Internet of Things” affects yr life.…

‘Empathize Like A Doctor, Design Like An Entrepreneur’ – health app design at Mayo Clinic

‘Mapping and healthcare: can geographic data help service planning?’ via @guardian

EU investigates internet’s spread to more devices – ‘Internet of Things’

‘China, the world’s largest online population: infographic’ via @Econsultancy

‘The ECCERobot looks like a human with much of the skin and connective tissue removed’

Wearable Health Monitors via @InformationWeek

PatientsLikeMe Blog/Study – ALS Patients Reporting Health Status over Internet and

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

‘VA hopes to scrap copay for home video consults’

Implementation of COPD discharge care bundle via &

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