News Summary – 7 May 2012 Reply

‘Virtual doctors visits catch on with insurers, employers’ – but doubts and barriers remain – USA Todayusat.ly/J6avZI #telehealth

RT @IntelHealthIT: #mhealth panel @Intel global #healthIT megatrends: aging, coordinated care, payment reform, personalization and consumerization. #eHW12

RT @QualcommLife: There are over 160M people w at least 1 chronic disease in EU. & remote monitoring represents ~$8 Billion industry in EU & US. #eHW12

@GerryBolger Virtual Collaborations – try Scottish Centre for #Telehealth and #Telecare sctt.scot.nhs.uk/

‘AT&T developing home monitoring service – “Digital Life” to monitor homes with Internet connection’yhoo.it/JOA0Aj #telecare

#Telehealth – re-organisation of care, funding, governance, who benefits, evidence, legal framework, value judgement bit.ly/JKaho2

Study: Comorbidities and Risk Of Mortality In COPD Patients bit.ly/IEAjPn

‘GPs see weight as a key challenge in diabetes management’ – GP Online survey bit.ly/IEBHBo

‘Why Britain’s broadband is heading for the slow lane’gu.com/p/37d2v/tw via @guardian

eHealth Week 2012 / Day 1: New report on redesigning health in Europe for 2020 gives key recommendationsbit.ly/Lx949T #telehealth

Neelie Kroes VP of EC (Digital Agenda) – ‘Empowerment, innovation and efficiency for the health sector’ at #eHW12 bit.ly/LxaS2x

Report of the EU Task Force on e-Health: ‘Redesigning health in Europe for 2020’ bit.ly/Lxd2iN #telehealth

Android and i-Phone users fuel fervour for Pebble, a wristwatch that runs apps gu.com/p/37d4e/tw via @guardian

‘Emergence of #mHealth has highlighted importance of digital sharing & collaboration’ bit.ly/IQ6jjj via @imedicalapps #nhssm

RT @NeelieKroesEU: When I think of #eHealth I think of independence & taking control of my health. It’s apps & pedometers & e-prescripts, not just big systems

‘Better Use of Health Data Will Transform the Healthcare Landscape’ at @eHW12 bit.ly/IQ8WBy

RT @NeelieKroesEU: Top 3 challenges for #eHealth in #EU – make it affordable, get people (esp doctors) involved, grow new export industries

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