News Summary – 18 April 2012 Reply

‘Crisis in care of elderly as £1bn cuts bite’ – The Independent

‘Patient-centered care requires more than online technologies’ – FierceHealthIT:

“Lorm” Glove Allows Deaf-Blind People to Text via @medgadget

NHS ‘must do more to respond to rising numbers of homeless’ – NHS Confed via @guardian

Public access to information about NHS services – blog from @Paul_Corrigan at

‘UK open government data: the results of the official audit’ via @guardian

‘Is large scale change possible in healthcare?’ Helen Bevan from NHS Inst at Quality Forum 2012

‘New smartphone scans from Stanford could prevent needless oral cancer deaths’- Stanford School of Medicine

‘Tips for successful home blood pressure monitoring’ @kevinmd

Francis Maude | data is ‘the new raw material of the 21st century’ via @guardian

‘Hypertension Drug Adherence – Fewer Hospitalizations/Lower Med Costs but Increased Total Care Costs’ – ABC27

Innovative designs to improve QoL for people with dementia – 5 design prototypes to be launched – Design Council 26 Apr

RT @DHgovuk: The new National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) School for Public Health Research has launched. Read more –

‘e-Health, the next big step for cloud computing’ – New Europe

‘The Wireless Revolution Hits Medicine’ – WSJ interview with Eric Topol

Laurie Orlov at Aging in Place Technology Watch looks at the recent Mayo Clinic #Telehealth study

Social Media-Style Messaging for Doctors – US example from SF Business Times

‘Why Your Doctor Has No Time to See You’ via @newsweek

‘How Many Times Per Month Do Certain Types of Patients Seek Online Health Information?’ –

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