News Summary – 9 January 2013 Reply

  1. ‘£907m funding gap’ for adult social care in London by 2018′ – new report gu.com/p/3dvhh/tw via @guardian
  2. ‘The Care Quality Commission must reform its culture’ | Stephen Dorrell – Health Cttee Report gu.com/p/3dvd9/tw via @guardian
  3. ‘Ultrasound bone fixing device approved for NHS use by NICE’ via @Telegraph soc.li/ynr1m2V
  4. ‘Sports and wellness drive mobile health device shipments past 30 million in 2012’ bit.ly/SjPDqt via @eetimes #mhealth
  5. ‘Medication packages and labels that are easier to understand aim to help people stick to their drug regimens’ – WSJ on.wsj.com/SjVg7O
  6. £120 million investment for research to improve NHS services via @dhgovuk bit.ly/Sk2dpx
  7. ‘Health Care and Profits, a Poor Mix’ – NY Times nyti.ms/TJNXol
  8. ‘#Telehealth no longer a remote possibility for general practice’ @nhssimple – Prof Ruth Chambers at @GPOnline bit.ly/Sk3gG5
  9. RT @CommunityCare: Care bill ‘must provide support plans for all to end gatekeeping’: Draft Care and Support Bill must… bit.ly/Vfaiey #socialwork
  10. Hey, quantified self, have you got your app-enabled toothbrush to provide ongoing brushing statistics? MT @clarkmike mobihealthnews.com/19762/fd…
  11. RT @trishgreenhalgh: Hey, quantified self, have you got your app-enabled toothbrush to provide ongoing brushing statistics? MT @clarkmike mobihealthnews.com/19762/fd…
  12. ‘GPs should not block personal budgets even if treatments have no evidence, says RCGP’ via @pulsetoday bit.ly/13h3OP5
  13. ‘A pilot study of the effectiveness of home teleconsultations in paediatric palliative care’ 1.usa.gov/13h6dJF #telehealth
  14. #Telemedicine, #telehealth or #e-health? A bibliometric analysis of the trends in the use of these terms 1.usa.gov/13h6z2O
  15. Does telemonitoring in heart failure empower patients for self-care? A qualitative study 1.usa.gov/13hb9y3 #telehealth
  16. In a year’s time 33m Americans have to sign up for healthcare – will it lead to an increase in video consults? Vid Blog bit.ly/XkIK5T
  17. ‘Quantified Self at #2013CES: Digital Pedometers Add Wireless Heart Rate Tracking and More’ bit.ly/XkJAzC
  18. Is it time for a ‘revolution’ in the way we age? – Channel 4 News channel4.com/news/why-we-ne…
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