Diabetes is hot, hot events, Theranos update, Australia telehealth winner: TTA’s week


The last bit of summer brings investment, fresh events and an update on The Theranos Saga. Telehealth a hit in Australia and perhaps in a new health system model.

Diabetes management: the Next Big Health Tech Thing? (The investment evidence points in this direction)
Put them on the calendar: autumn/winter UK health tech events (RSM, King’s Fund, TSA and more)
Put them on the calendar: upcoming US IoT, connected health events (updated) (Parks, MedMo, CES, PCHA, more)
Telehealth is the way forward for chronic disease treatment – Australian report (Editor Chrys estimates it may save AU$3 billion)
The Theranos Story, ch. 19: the dramatic denouement, including human tragedy (The Fool in the Pool haunts Silicon Valley)
A hybrid telehealth/telemedicine model for health systems (Moving the model forward in the care continuum)
(And check back during the week for more and breaking news!) 

What did we miss when at the pool, beach or away? Editor Charles rounds the UK up and forecasts the autumn. We look at the right care for older adults, the digital health patent slugfest, and here’s drug delivery innovation in your eye!

A review of digital health patent slugfests and Unintended Consequences (AmWell, Teladoc, Fitbit, Jawbone and We Remember Bosch)
The ‘right package of care’ sought for ‘bed-blockers’, home care (UK/US) (Managing the transitions at all care levels)
Contact lenses as sight-saving drug delivery system (A new weapon against glaucoma, we hope soon)
Catch-up: what you may have missed whilst on holiday (Editor Charles’ wide-ranging roundup and preview of UK news and events)

(And check back during the week for more and breaking news!)

August winds down, so does the summer (and we hope you enjoyed it!). Moving forward in connected health and restoring humanity to healthcare wherever it is, from San Diego to Bucharest. 

Connected health: what’s different than last year? (Shifting, streamlining–and still paying)
Is ‘ZDoggMD’ restoring humanity to health care? (weekend reading) (Unbreaking Healthcare for doctors and patients)
Writing an ‘Electrical Prescription’ for biosensing ‘neural dust’ (Neuromodulation ever shrinking)
Startupbootcamp Digital Health Berlin–applications close 31 August (DE) (Closing as you’re reading, but keep an eye out for Berlin…and Miami)
Now an app to aid doctors with inflight emergencies (AirRx against inflight Bad Outcomes)
Bucharest–the next hot European digital city? 170 startups say ‘da’. (RU) (A surprising Hot Tech Town)
Patient engagement: a digital divide in health technology accessibility (Guest column on how the divide runs along access, engagement, education, age, location) 

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