News Summary – 17 April 2012 Reply

‘Social networks enable patients to be more involved in their healthcare’ via @guardian

‘NHS chief clamps down on night-time hospital discharges’ via @guardian

‘NHS procurement: a test case for fair competition’ via @guardian

‘FDA clears Smartheart mobile ECG device’ via @mobilehealth

RT @iain_gray: number of #health related #sbri competitions open – Stratified Medicine: Determining patient response with @DHgovuk #in

RT @TheBHF: We’re looking for people aged 35+ with high blood pressure and/or high cholesterol who find it tough to remember to take meds- can you help?

‘People with chronic disease should be encouraged to manage their care’ | BMJ

E-Health Insider :: ‘Glocs GPs paid £70 a telehealth patient’

‘Telemonitoring fails to prevent hospitalization for elderly at-risk patients’ – Mayo study (n=205) FierceHealthIT

RCT – Telemonitoring in Older Adults With Multiple Health Issues to Prevent Hospitalizations & ED Visits

RT @CogitoCorp: Cogito to Provide Real-Time Analysis in Telehealth Program to Help Healthcare Providers Detect Psychological…

‘Overcoming culture and economics to drive telehealth forward’ – Innovation Observatory

‘Telecare and telehealth both have a point to prove’ – Mobile Health Live

‘US Insurer Highmark Teams With Teladoc To Launch #Telehealth Pilot Program for 10000 members’- online video

‘iPad platform for faster patient check-in’

‘Consumers Tapping Social Media To Access Health Information’ via iHealthBeat –

‘Speech recognition potential in mHealth’ –

‘Britain faces £50bn more spending cuts and tax rises to cover elderly care, warns IMF’ – Telegraph

‘With underwhelming benefits, telehealth merits cautious approach’ – lessons from Takahashi Study

‘New Zealand Approach to Health IT Provides Model for European Efforts to Improve Healthcare Delivery’ –

‘Patients as Partners – online network for inflammatory bowel disease’ via @WSJ

Study: Telehealth-A Change in a Practice Model in

Study: Cognitive decline after hospitalization in a community population of older persons

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