Telehealth Pilot in Liverpool

Liverpool Community Health NHS Trust (LCH) has launched a Telehealth Pilot with 50 heart failure patients who will have their blood pressure and weight monitored remotely from home by a central monitoring unit at LCH, according to local news releases in Click Liverpool and Liverpool Daily Post. The set up uses an in-home unit connected to the patient’s broadband connection with a weighing scales transmitting the measurements via Bluetooth. Blood pressure measurements are entered manually using a remote control.

About Chrys Meewella

Chrys is an Electrical Engineer who has specialised in Telecommunications and has worked on developing telecare and telehealth solutions. Following his post-doctoral work at Imperial College Chrys joined Philips Research Labs and later worked for, amongst others, BT, O2 and NEC. Chrys is a Charted Engineer and is a member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology and runs a consultancy business in telecommunications and IT.
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