‘Study reveals scale of errors on doctors’ prescriptions’gu.com/p/379hh/tw via @guardian
‘Technology keeps elderly safer in Hawaii care home’ (video) – family able to keep track of alerts via mobile phone bit.ly/IpnsjN
Survey of GPs on pressure to reduce hospital admissions via @Telegraph soc.li/gubz7yE
‘@tobite @markhawker – no current ‘typical’ cost. Only a limited number of installations to date so not scaled, depends on service cost
‘@tobite @markhawker If the service is provided by the NHS there is no charge, although some services make use of Pt’s mobile phone for SMS
‘@tobite @markhawker Simplest set ups use low cost BP Monitor etc and you send a text message of readings (no charge for text) on yr phone
‘@tobite @markhawker More sophisticated units can cost £1000+ if NHS purchases, but costs will come down as services move to scale
‘@tobite @markhawker – Most expensive would be initial eqpt outlays for secure HD video consultations (doctor to doctor + patient) – £10k
‘@tobite @markhawker Future business models in NHS less likely to be based around ‘equipment only’ purchases – leasing, revenue, outcomes
@tobite @markhawker Cost to NHS per deployment – see East Riding example. However, SMS and voice recognition examples would be much lower
‘@tobite @markhawker Net cost for #telehealth also depends on whether you can demonstrate any possible savings from reduced admissions etc
RT @SirJohnOldham: Inverness DGH shown 34pcent reduction in bed days dt anticipatory care LTC pts. Closed 10pcent beds
BP, weight, sleep, glucose monitoring devices linked to i-phone apps via UK online store bit.ly/KMakpi
RT @NuffieldTrust: Jennifer Dixon: oomph needed to improve quality & sort the mess that is social care eligibility, funding & provisionow.ly/aDhlL
@clarkmike B’ham specialists to use Flo #telehealth in Rheumatology to delay/avoid use of v-expensive meds. Intervention cost pennies/wk.
RT @NHSSimple: @clarkmike B’ham specialists to use Flo #telehealthin Rheumatology to delay/avoid use of v-expensive meds. Intervention cost pennies/wk.
Harnessing patient voices – Don Redding, Director of Policy, National Voices looks at DH long term conditions strategy bit.ly/IYE8NZ
RT @TelehealthHull: Workshop on the use of social media in nurse education – Northumbria University, Friday 8th June.northumbria.ac.uk/sd/academ…
RT @profchrisham: session with NHS top leaders today. Where will innovation come from? New entrants? NHS providers changing from within? Spread thru networks?
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