News Summary – 15 August 2012 Reply

£35k cap on care bills & £1.7bn annual investment in next spending review – PM on plans for 2017bit.ly/Nqocbv via @MailOnline

‘Time to cap the cost of care for the elderly’ – UK Govt position on social care in England ind.pn/TFzubc via@Independent #ukcare

RT @mobilehealth: Alere acquires MedApps for home health monitoring shar.es/vP6mF #mHealth#digitalhealth

RT @SuffolkCareline: Clients being discharged from Hosp on a Re-enablement package can have a pendant alarm free for the duration of their care package.

Observations from the FCC’s Rural Health Care Pilot Program bit.ly/PpISgg #telehealth #telemedicine

‘Broadband speed to be doubled in up to 7,000 GP practices by next year’ – Pulse today bit.ly/Q01VvR

‘GPs lead the way by reducing hospital admissions’ – North East London integrated care projectgu.com/p/39k2c/tw via @guardian

‘Over 40s missing out on heart checks, figures suggest’ – BBC News bbc.co.uk/news/health-19255443

Predictive analytics for hospital-avoidance interventions in NHS hospital bmjopen.bmj.com/content/2/4… via@GeraintLewis @clarkmike

US hospital initiative cuts readmissions and ED wait times for Heart Failure bit.ly/TD2W1s

RT @eHealthServer: Denmark’s National Telemedicine Action Plan to be Built on Continua Health Alliance Design… goo.gl/fb/TeJcn

RT @GeraintLewis: New tool to identify patients at high risk of re-admission to an NHS hospital in England within 30 days of discharge.bmjopen.bmj.com/content/2/4…

‘Will plans for public health funding increase inequalities?’ gu.com/p/39yd7/tw via @guardian

RT @MilesAyling: New wireless device transmits data when implanted after surgery -cost-effective & less invasive post-surgery monitoring bit.ly/MtT7Cz

#Diabetes prescriptions top 40 million in England after 50 per cent rise in six years – NHS info Centrebit.ly/MZDGgW

RT @directorhsc: Practice-Based Interventions Addressing Concomitant Depression & Chronic Medical Conditions in the Primary Care Setting bit.ly/OpnbAy

Aust study – ‘docs seeking to earn trust in e-consults should wear stethoscope, surround themselves with medical tools’ bit.ly/Nxv84Q

RT @CLNnetwork: We’re planning a national telehealth event in with the HIECs. Interested in sharing your project? Find out more at theclnnetwork.blogspot.co.u…

RT @NIHRCRN: Study looks at how peer support can help #patients to self-manage their #diabetes betterow.ly/cX4yc #clinicalresearch

‘Virtual doctor revolution to cut down on GP visits….’ – Daily Mail #telehealth article bit.ly/O4Tdfa

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