News Summary – 19 June 2012 Reply

‘Pressure on budgets makes primary health care trusts limit operations’ via @guardian

Gerontechnology Vol 11, No 2 – covering ISG*ISARC2012 World Conference, Eindhoven –#telecare & #assistivetechnology

ISG*ISARC2012 – 26-29 June – World Conf on technologies & technology use to serve the aging #innovateforage

Means testing older people – in whose interest? – article by Peter Beresford via @guardian#ukcare

Emerging tech-enabled mental health services incl video – examples from the US – via Healthcare #telehealth

RT @AlvolutionCare: Worried about relatives that live alone? View products that can support them or contact you if they need help

RT @age_uk: More than 88,000 people aged 60+ fractured a hip and over 43,000 had fractures of the arm #fallsweek. The full story:

RT @age_uk: We reveal the scale of the issue of #falls: 220,000 people aged 60+ break bones due to a #fallsweek

InTouch Health – FDA Clearance for Remote Presence Acute Care #Telemedicine – with interesting discussion on FDA reqmts

‘Can Lean redesign stick in health care?’ – Nigel Edwards in @thekingsfund blog

‘Alliance Boots sells 45pc stake to Walgreens’ via@Telegraph

RT @nhsconfed: Falls & fractures in the over-65s account for 4 million hospital bed days each year in England. #fallsawareness #NHS

Liverpool JM Univ event on 22 June – ‘Innovation, Health and Wealth’ includes #telehealth#WSD and 3 Million Lives

Earl Howe answers questions in Parliament on the ‘Delivering Dignity’ report (18 June)

‘Motivated staff are the NHS’s best medicine’ – Mark Britnell article in the Guardian via@guardian

Personal health budget pilots: fifth interim evaluation report @dhgovuk

Monitor publishes new report on costing – Payment by Results (PBR) in the NHS

RT @LGiU: on the blog: Co-production in #health and#socialcare – the challenges and opportunities for#localgov

RT @shirleyayres: Congrats @martynsibley for launching #dconference2012 featuring @tanni_gt@prouddavid @karnieliddell

‘@claireOT Should be interesting to see how health PBs are taken forward – also links with social care, housing etc

‘DH to set up new Board to oversee expansion of NHS Summary Care Record’ via@guardian

‘Pebble Technology predicts more Kickstarter crowdfunding for gadgets’ via@guardian #telehealth #nhssm

New on Twitter – follow @NHSCB – NHS National Commissioning Board

‘The Hydra Gateway – for Interoperable #Telehealthand #Telecare Devices’ – Acute Technology/Brunel

‘CMS in US spending $1 billion on healthcare innovation projects’

“Time to act on COPD” urges European COPD Conf (20 Jun) &

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