News Summary – 25 May 2012 Reply

‘UK performs poorly on experience of ageing’ – Ageing Across Europe via WRVS

Self-monitoring of blood glucose in Type 2 diabetes: cross-sectional analyses in 1993, 1999 and

‘Smartphone skin screenings – initial assessment by licensed dermatologists’ – Sweden #mhealth #nhssm

‘Ten new technologies for aging in place’ – Laurie Orlov’s Blog #telecare #telehealth #nhssm#mhealth #innovateforage

‘Telehealth pilot helps patients with kidney disease’ via HealthcareITNews #telehealth

‘Friends and family’ test for hospitals via

RT @leicesterliz@HSJEditor Torbay is desperate for reform of social care funding, without which social care element of integration unsustainable

RT @leicesterliz@HSJEditor Torbay didn’t need Health Bill to make integration work or engage GPs. + huge cuts to council budget pushing social care to brink

RT @dgfoord: Would you Skype with a nurse or GP to decide whether you needed to visit your GP surgery? Let @nhsdirect know

RT @DCchallenges: Growing old – is it everyone’s business? Join the debate via our live webcast on Tues 29 May: #InnovateForAge

Details of all 212 CCGs published

RT @iMedicalApps: Should patients see what doctors are looking at on their smartphones

Managing Care Online – NY Times #nhssm

InTechnology and #telehealth via Yorkshire Post

RT @NHSSimple: NHS Bolton now presenting on use of SMS to assist alcohol service at @HealthFdn SHINE. Significant improvement in outcomes.

RT @NHSSimple: Newham Hospital discussing use of#telehealth & Skype for diabetes consultations. Only 16% DNA rate. @HealthFdn SHINE

Collaborative technology and tomorrow’s public via @guardian

‘A third of parents of disabled children took out loans to buy basics last year’ via @guardian

‘Wearable Tech: Welcome to the Future of Fashion’… via @mashable

‘6 niche markets for #telemedicine‘ via Med City #telehealth

‘Bluetooth, Ant+ Self-Monitoring to Grow Faster Than Managed Telehealth: IMS Report’ –

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