Theranos, China’s telehealth potential, IBM Watson +2: the TTA week

Theranos continues to spin, straight into court, IBM Watson shows off, China’s telehealth potential, Kings Fund seeks presentations, and Who’s Hiring?

The Theranos Story, ch. 21: the denouement of tears, fears and lawsuits (The company which will not die provides yet another story)
Artificial intelligence with IBM Watson, robotics pondered on 60 Minutes (AI painted in a flattering light)
Telehealth in China: the largest market of them all?
(And three big segments)
Tunstall Americas adopts belle (US rounds out product line)
Who’s hiring? 3rings (UK) (Business Development Manager jobs)
Call for project presentations for the King’s Fund Digital Health & Care Congress 2017 (It’s July 2017 but the deadline is 9 December)

GE Healthcare accelerates, diabetes goes cognitive with Watson, and we concentrate on our calendars adding on more autumn events.

GE Healthcare gets into accelerator biz with five.eight (For the underserved 5.8 million)
North West Telecare event, 23 November (A free full day conference near Manchester)
Ireland telecare monitoring a relative price bargain (Toni Bunting tells us)
IBM Watson Health computes into diabetes management, UK care budgeting (US/UK) (Watson is everywhere!)
A couple more grant opportunities for SMEs (Editor Charles rounds up more assistance for entrepreneurs)
TSA’s 2016 International Technology Enabled Care Conference (UK) (Coming up soon on 18-19 October)
A clutch of interesting digital health events (Charles rounds up DHACA Day, RSM, London Health Technology Forum)

Kicking off the autumn with mobile brain and home monitoring perspectives from Israel, the ‘shocking’ results of a four-y/o study and apply for proposals in the UK for people with learning disabilities.

Mobile brain monitoring developments and impact (Israel) 
Wearables ‘shocker’: Website beats fitness tracker in weight loss program
Work for a UK LA? Apply for housing & technology improvements for people with learning disabilities

Winding up summer’s last day, we range from bodyhacking to Paperless 2020…Theranos and Arizona’s health safety…UK/US events…a potpourri of news…and a great job for the right person!

More tattletale data gathering: EEGs and sub-cutaneous RFID chips (Bodyhacking will tell on you)
Fall/winter US events–Extra #1: TEDxNJIT, PCHA CHC and CHS (Shuttle Corridor conferences)
Asthma UK recruiting for a new digital health role – interested? (They may be looking for one of our Readers)
TTA’s Friday roundup of interesting articles, updates and weekend reads (Fitbit/Jawbone continues, texting, PCPs want their telehealth money, iHealth acquires, HealthSpot’s elephantine doom and frontline telehealth in Syria)
Autumn/winter UK health tech events–Extra #1 (SEHTA’s up for two)
Add 3 years to ‘Paperless 2020’: Robert Wachter at The King’s Fund (UK) (Electronic records not easy as thought)
The Theranos Story, ch. 20: How Arizonans fell hard and let Theranos change health policy (How a state got played and let down their population health safety)

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