A workable system for non-invasive monitoring through sweat. When IoT stops being a ‘thingy’, will it be secure enough? And RSM’s digital health events through the spring.
The rich store of information in…human sweat (The next non-invasive generation of medical monitoring?)
The security risks, and the promise of, the Internet of Things (What may become commonplace so far is risky)
Three of the best – digital health events at the Royal Society of Medicine for 2016 (Editor Charles updates us into May)
Will technology really change healthcare? Seven ‘test beds’ from NHS England, Down Under telemedicine investment, three UK events and the passing of a telehealth pioneer.
On the passing of Bob Pyke Jr. (Editor Emeritus Steve on the life of a telehealth news and networking pioneer)
Eight TECS expected to change health and care (From smart drug delivery and diagnosis to blockchain)
Health tech innovations are doing little for baby boomers (The flip side to above)
International Summer School Integrated Care (ISSIC) 27 June – 01 July (Learn about integrated care theory and practice)
VerbalCare debuts a new symbol-driven app for patient health communication (Tablet/smartphones aiding those who have difficulty communicating)
NHS England announces 7 “Test Beds” (For innovation in health, care, IoT)
Australian healthcare fund takes stake in telemedicine startup (HCF buys into GP2U)
European Alliance for Innovation Summit, Budapest, 14-16 June 2016
Free entry to UCL’s Rosalind Franklin Appathon at Wayra – Tuesday 23rd Feb (Recognizing women as leaders in STEMM)
2016 continues its lessons to us with the unwinding of HealthSpot, Walgreens’ possible role in its demise, telemedicine in Dubai, pain apps in Leeds and two interesting leadership moves.
Dubai starts telemedicine pilot (Editor Chrys ponders utility in the 40 mile square Emirate)
HealthSpot files for Chapter 7 liquidation (A nascent case history of digital health failure)
RSM hosts digital health event 25 February (Learn more about this full day of global perspective)
Large Leeds rollout: is this NHS acceptance that apps can sometimes replace drugs? (Editor Charles looks at Painsense app to facilitate self-management)
Seeking temporary digital project manager – Bradford (They’re hiring)
Outsourcing of retail clinics–another reason for HealthSpot’s demise? (US) (Walgreens’ move has unforeseen consequences)
Care Innovations’ Slovenski, 23andMe’s Schwartz move to Healthways (Two interesting moves, especially the former)
More 2016 lessons in rural telehealth and a telemedicine Big Fail. We see opportunity in diagnostics for brain injury diagnostics. And looking forward to The King’s Fund’s conference in London in July.
Lessons learned from rural telehealth in Pennsylvania (Newly published study)
Tunstall acquires Hawaii monitoring service, tracks wandering in Australia (Some recent news from The Big T)
The King’s Fund Digital Health & Care Conference (Make your plans for July in London)
Blood biomarkers to diagnose mild TBI; more studies on TBI, concussion (An abundance of academic studies pointing the way to digital health opportunity)
HealthSpot closes the doors, shuts kiosks in Rite Aid, Cleveland Clinic (updated) (Editor Chrys presents a big digital health failure that teaches us a big lesson)
Will 2016 still be the Big Year for telehealth and telemedicine? Or is the Magic 8 Ball reading ‘Uncertain’?
Rounding up best medtech in 2015 (Life-saving innovations: clot busters, pacemakers, stimulating exoskeletons bode well for the future)
Ten years on from the WSD: is the future brighter for telehealth? Can wind farms help? (Editor Charles’ big forward analysis of telehealth and telemedicine)
Rounding up the funding rounds of 2015–and the deals some would like to see (?) (The big deals get attention, but then there’s a lot of six of one, half a dozen of the other funding)
2016: will telehealth catch on or stagnate, due to factors out of control? (Battling policy, cost and insurer chaos)
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