News Summary – 14 July 2012 Reply

‘Digital is best medicine for health industry’ – Canadian article on Eric Topol (‘Creative Destruction of Medicine’)bit.ly/LWPdyr

‘That’s No Phone. That’s My Tracker’ – making calls is fifth-most-popular activity for smartphones – NY Timesnyti.ms/MsSHXJ

RT @GeraintLewis: When is a virtual ward not a virtual ward? All too often, it seems.online.liebertpub.com/doi/a… @Lorrainemwright@RVaithianathan @IrfanDhalla

Comparison of physician staffed emergency teams with paramedic teams assisted by #telemedicine – simulation study 1.usa.gov/LWV3zJ

E-Rehabilitation – Internet & mobile phone based intervention to enhance selfmanagement of CVD: study protocol 1.usa.gov/NodhKv

German Study: Myths About Older People’s Use of Information and Communication Technology1.usa.gov/NsiqTx

Technology Strategy Board – Benefits to the Economy Evaluation – dallas programme – contract detailsbit.ly/NnyIy1

Will EHRs trigger ‘electronic consultations’? – recent Kaiser report – Govhealthit bit.ly/MsIADi #telehealth

Trial protocol to improve nutrition behaviours using mobile devices/tailored text messaging in young adults1.usa.gov/Mt0CEy #telehealth

‘States Jumping on the #Telehealth Bandwagon’ – more US states enacting laws to allow reimbursementbit.ly/NCdLz7

‘VA #Telehealth Program Aims To Extend Specialty Care to Vets’ – iHealthBeat bit.ly/MnuDYC

‘Florida Retirement Community Adopts #Telehealth as Linchpin of ACO’ – Healthcare Informaticsbit.ly/NxWHGL

VA #telemedicine pilot has specialists training rural primary care docs – FierceHealthIT: bit.ly/SnGqsF

Stroke #Telemedicine: An interview with Séamus Watson (NHS S England) bit.ly/Mt4UM4

Study: Telemedicine and telecare for older patients- A systematic review bit.ly/LniSE2 #telecare #telehealth#telemedicine

‘Controlling your computer with your eyes’ – low cost option being explored by Imperial College bit.ly/LniSE2

New Mobile App for Smartphones Helping Doctors Avoid Patients’ Misunderstanding – HealthTechZonebit.ly/Mt6Cgx #telehealth #nhssm

‘Home Monitoring for Seniors Will Drive 36m Wearable Wireless Device Market, Says ABI Research’ -WSJon.mktw.net/P65Ta2 #telehealth

RT @NHSlocal: Bring on Skype for easier GP access, say more than half of NHS patients ow.ly/c3MQ1

Researchers evaluate new social media tool to treat type I and II #diabetes bit.ly/Nng4Yh #nhssm #telehealth

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