News Summary – 24 September 2012 Reply

RT @Carl_Appello: RT @Carl_Appello: It’s#ruralhealthweek. Good use of #telehealth in rural Scotland

RT @ISEEUGlobal: RT @ISEEUGlobal: Find out how an electronic pill reminder can help with medication management #telehealth

‘Primary care holds the key to raising quality of dementia patients’ lives’ via@guardian

RT @MilesAyling: RT @MilesAyling: DH launches Dementia campaign – hear from Sir Michael Parkinson and Fiona Phillips: …

RT @nhsconfed: RT @nhsconfed: Failure to resolve the £2 billion gap in social care funding will have a severe impact on patients # …

RT @mobilehealth: RT @mobilehealth: Report: Mobile ’significant’ development for low-income #mHealth #healthapps #digitalhe …

‘Telehealth: A better way than the highway’ – VA – 100,000 patients in home #telehealth via @VeteransHealth

RT @dean_jenkins: RT @dean_jenkins: Twelve-month outcomes of an Internet-based diabetes self-management support program: #diabjc#tech

RT @West_GP: RT @West_GP: Telehealth is no magic bullet any more than a telephone is. But in 20yrs we’ll take it for granted #HealthDebate

RT @clarercgp: RT @clarercgp#HealthDebateTelecare is a tool – like a pen.

RT @richardblogger: RT @richardblogger:#healthdebate I worry that telecare will dumb down patients. I am the expert at my self management

Interesting different viewpoints on #telecare and#telehealth on Twitter following Norman Lamb’s debate comments @HealthHotel #HealthDebate

‘@markhawker @drjohnbye – For listing of #telecareproducts in UK – see Govt proc Framework – click for Lot details

@markhawker contact Kevin Doughty at CuHTec (York) for generations of #telecare

‘@markhawker @drjohnbye I suspect some comments on #HealthDebate are interchanging #telecare and#telehealth

‘@markhawker @drjohnbye UK tends to distinguish Dr2Dr #telemedicine (eg video consults) from#telehealth home monitoring for LT conditions

@markhawker Lots of variations on tele-terminology in UK and around the World. Always need to check how defined

@markhawker Not well developed, but there is a ‘market’ for #telecare. Difficulties often associated with control centre/response location

@markhawker #telecare through social care assessment route more likely to be person-centred. #Telehealthapproaches restricted by protocols

‘@shirleyayres Sadly, public knowledge and understanding of most #socialcare services, costs etc are a problem (not solely #telecare)

‘@shirleyayres We do not have any fully mainstream#telehealth services in UK at this time – awareness important, but no service response

RT @SuffolkCareline: RT @SuffolkCareline: Assistive Technology/Telecare uses technology to support individuals and Family Carers in their own homes. Contact …

@markhawker procurement framework provides info of 60 that have gone through EU proc process. There are some other providers outside of this

‘@shirleyayres See P13 of NICE #Dementia Standard CG42 – covers care plan and assistive

‘More than 750,000 people in the UK currently live with heart failure’ – BHF survey and campaign


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