Sunday, November 30, 2008

Another interesting breakthrough

Nokia Develops a Smart Home Platform to Offer Consumers New Ways to Control Their Homes With a Mobile Device

Thanks to Guy Dewsbury
SMART Thinking

Saturday, November 29, 2008

Considering telecare for someone with dementia

Perhaps this because of the holiday weekend here in the states and their are a lot of people home alone... But this comes from a social workers blog in the UK, he/she is going to asscess a client for the first time and telecare is part of the process .
Previously sent by Steve Hards at


Sunday, November 16, 2008

Control Your Home with iPhone or is this really a telehealth app in disguise?

"It's coming from inside the house." Home automation vendors have announced new software that will let iPhone and iPod touch users dim the lights, control the temperature, and even view live surveillance video over Wi-Fi at home and over cellular while away.

Friday, November 14, 2008

Telehealth Offers Patient Care Anytime, Anywhere

Telehealth has the potential to increase access, savings, and quality. Yet low consumer awareness, along with provider reimbursement and liability barriers, have hampered adoption. Two new CHCF reports look at the progress to date.


Author Jane Sarasohn-Kahn,

Bob Pyke

Electronic Arts to Enter Exercise-Gaming World

Electronic Arts to Enter Exercise-Gaming World

Monday, November 10, 2008

Intel Unveils Telehealth Details

Intel Corp. has revealed pilot sites and a customer for its new Health Guide telemedicine device and related software and services. The small device, designed to be used in the homes of the chronically ill, features a touch-screen and a camera

CMS Releases Final Rules

CMS released a final rule pertaining to telehealth services for services furnished on or after January 1, 2009.

Wednesday, November 5, 2008

Nurisng Informatics Virtual Award for Dr Viginia Saba

Dr. Virginia Saba is the Gold Award Recipient from the Online Journal of Nursing Informatics. Dr Saba is Distinguished Scholar, Adjunct -- Georgetown University, Washington DC and Adjunct Professor - USUHS, Bethesda, MD, She has pioneered the integration of computer technology in the nursing profession for over 30 years. For ffuthor information about Dr Saba and the OJNI, please go to


Saturday, November 1, 2008

New technology lets kids see doctor without leaving school

Ok, not really new to us in the telehealth community,
But it deserves mention, Watch the video as well, audio is not good ,interesting to note, they are using AMD supplied devices....