News Summary – 3 May 2012 Reply

RT @tenderise_uk: #ojeu #award King’s Lynn:’Invicta Telecare Ltd’ £294k alarm-monitoring services Careline alarm monitoring.tenderise.eu/notice/139721-…

RT @Sue_Dunkerton: If you are in e-health, don’t forget to enter the competition to showcase at British Embassy ICT day (3 Aug)connect.innovate.org/web/67…

RT @Paul_Corrigan: Making patient-centred care a realitywp.me/p1YHgL-kF #NHS

@clarkmike @TelehealthHull Jonteks’ Ans’link3G now handles #Telehealth alerts making cost-effective use of 24/7 centresbit.ly/J1gHn7

High costs of US healthcare (13 country study) – scans, hospital stays, prescription drugs bit.ly/IopP2J & bit.ly/ICe61q

Research using robot sensing, 3D mapping smartphones help blind people to navigate – New Scientist bit.ly/JVuBIJ

US focus on cutting hospital readmissions – new remote monitoring business models emerging bit.ly/K03Jof #telehealth via eWeek

RT @TheKingsFund: Rationing in the NHS: Our new discussion paper looks at practicalities & controversies of allocating health resourcesow.ly/aFBYM

‘Spending on UK healthcare drops as proportion of GDP’ – economic growth outstripped inc in spend in 2010 gu.com/p/37a5h/tw via @guardian

#Telehealth programme using mobile devices for up to 4000 patients in Somerset gu.com/p/37a6p/tw via @guardian

RT @scottishhealth: Future of eHealth Symposium will examine some of the immediate challenges faced by the healthcare sector in Britain –ow.ly/aFFxO

RT @NHSSimple: @clarkmike @TelehealthHull Jonteks’ Ans’link3G now handles #Telehealth alerts making cost-effective use of 24/7 centres bit.ly/J1gHn7

HBR Blog: technology adoption alone, without changes in work practices have little or even -ve impact on productivity bit.ly/IFXvNW

‘US patient access to health information post discharge – hospital assn argues for 30 days against 36 hours proposed’ bit.ly/IokMOs

RT @markomanka: First blind patient in UK has electronic retina implanted ox.ac.uk/media/news_stories… #futuremed More ->eye.uni-tuebingen.de/retina… | via @UniofOxford

New report from insurer looks at possible UK long-term care costs by 2025 via @Telegraph soc.li/OvORhW

RT @wellcometrust: Infographic: #Focusonstroke – mortality. What is #stroke, how many does it kill & how are mortality rates changing?wellc.me/K0aFBJ

RT @GdnGovComputing: Stories: telehealth on mobiles going live at NHS Somerset: bit.ly/Ksozuc & BYOD to launch at Hampshire CC:bit.ly/IEwpGY #ggc

RT @bbchealth: Blind men retina implant success bbc.in/Keh3co

Home #telehealth monitoring with active medication therapy management by pharmacists in veterans with Type 2 diabetesbit.ly/IGJwHm

‘Long-awaited NHS information strategy ‘could mean better data linking’ gu.com/p/37ac6/tw via @guardian

Understanding personal health budgets – updated leaflet @dhgovukbit.ly/KsYon8

DH has called on providers to participate in pilots for ‘Year of Care’ funding model for long-term conditions bit.ly/IushZ6

JAMIA: ‘Effects of an online personal health record on medication accuracy and safety: a cluster-randomized trial’ bit.ly/IZyPL0

US hospital reduces readmissions by audio recording of discharge meeting – patient can listen again via phone bit.ly/IJiaAF

RT @SCIE_socialcare: This week SCIE’s launched #integratedcarebriefings – See our home page scie.org.uk/ – Factors promoting/hindering #integratedcare

RT @iMedicalApps: American Well releases latest version of comprehensive telehealth infrastructure bit.ly/JtgLrk

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