Category Archives: telehealth

Maximising independence, managing costs: reablement and telecare in the evolving public health landscape

This is a new conference being origanised by Pavilion Publishing and Media. The conference will be in London on 13th November 2013. Speakers shown on the Pavilion website include those from local government, academia and private sector. Further details are … Continue reading

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Telecare and telehealth week @ Wessex HIEC

Steve has posted an item on our main site regarding the Wessex HIEC’s Innovation Month and in particular the telehealth and telecare being highlighted this week. See the item at Telehealth and telecare week at Wessex HIEC (UK).

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Jobs expectation in Bodmin after BT’s Cornwall telehealth win

Following the April 2013 decision by Cornwall Council to award the outsourcing contract to BT (including the outsourcing of telehealth and telecare) there is expectation that 300 new telehealth jobs will be created in Bodmin, according to the Cornish Guardian. … Continue reading

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Philips to lead a pan-European telehealth project

Philips is reported in MTB Europe to be leading a consortium running a programme which is to monitor telehealth in five regions in Europe (Scotland is one of the regions). The programme is expected to explore the organisational and structual … Continue reading

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Event: Smart Healthcare: technology revolutions in delivering healthcare

This event looks at telehealth, exploring its continuing evolution into mobile health and discussing  practical examples of implementation. The speakers will look at the technology needed both in providing communications and in technology requirements for patients’ homes. There are also … Continue reading

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SEHTA briefing presentations

The presentations from the SEHTA sector briefing on 20 March which we announced on 11 March is reported to be available on the SEHTA Youtube channel. SEHTA reports that UKTI officers from 18 countries attended the briefing.

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EU ahead of US on telehealth

An American law firm Epstein Becker Green has posted an article on their website analysing two key differences between the US and EU regulations affecting telehealth. Firstly they identify the ability of health workers to treat their patients even when … Continue reading

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Govt policy on telehealth

A good summary of the very recent history of the Governtment policy on telehealth is given in a short article by Dr Hadrian Moss, a GP writing in Pulse. Dr Moss asks the obvious question as to why Jeremy Hunt … Continue reading

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Another market forecast from WinterGreen

Only in December last year WinterGreen brought out an expensive market forecast for 2012-18 on telehealth systems (New telehealth market forecast report released) and now we have another forecast, this time for 2013-19, priced at £2,432. If interested have a … Continue reading

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Interview article in Information Week

Information Week has published an interview on its online edition where the telehealth director of InHealthcare is evangelising “digital care pathways” and “holistic electronic views of patients”. This might impress NHS jargon lovers, but it is disappointing to see companies … Continue reading

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Telehealth not cost effective says new study

An article published in the BMJ today claims that telehealth is not an effective addition to standard support and treatment. The authors report on a study which examined the costs and cost effectiveness of telehealth in addition to standard support … Continue reading

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Maximising the benefits of Telehealth

In an article in The Guardian Professional Network, Ileana Welte head of Bosch Healthcare unsurprisingly defends the positive aspects of Telehealth this week in the face of the recent negative results from the WSD. She cites a 2020health report in … Continue reading

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Benefits of Telehealth

A report on the BBC website today makes a quick roundup of some key items from the current UK telehealth scene: the WSD and the recent BMJ article on it, 3ML, O2 Help at Hand and Vodafone mHealth. It gets … Continue reading

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SEHTA organise a meet-the-UKTI-project-officer meeting

SEHTA has organised a meeting for 20 May 2013 for telehealth and telecare companies interested in a wide range of overseas markets. The meeting will provide an hour for companies to meet UKTI project officers from Abu Dhabi, Moscow, Helsinki, … Continue reading

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Telehealth business models focussed on gaining acceptance from all stakeholders says F&S

A new report from Frost & Sullivan entitled Telehealth Business Models in Europe claims that, as has been generally expected, the increasing cost of healthcare is helping to promote the use of Telehealth in Europe, with Scandinavia, the UK and … Continue reading

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