Newham and Milton Keynes win European awards
The London Borough of Newham and Milton Keynes Council have both won European e-inclusion awards for their use of telehealth services. The two were among the seven winners of European e-inclusion awards, presented at a European e-inclusion conference in Vienna at the beginning of December. The awards formed part of the Commission’s ‘Be Part of […]
Hungary signs e-health deal with GE Healthcare
The Hungarian government has awarded GE Healthcare a €3.3m deal to lead a project on developing telecare services for elderly citizens.
Intel personal health management system
A home medical device, designed to be part of a remote personal home care management system has been launched by Intel.
DigiTV receives EC funding for telecare
A digital TV initiative for public services run by Kirklees Council has won European Commission funding to develop interactive health and social care services.
European Commission consults on Web 3.0
The European Commission has launched a consultation on how to make sure Europe leads on the next generation of the internet. In its new consultation document the Commission outlined the main steps required to respond to the next wave of the information revolution, resulting from trends such as social networking, the decisive shift to online […]
Medtronic to open CareLink for atrial fibrillation
Patients with atrial fibrillation or suspected atrial fibrillation could soon be monitored via Medtronic’s CareLink platform. This could substantially increase the number of users. CareLink is a secure online platform that can be used by doctors for cardiac patients who need telemonitoring. Medtronic officially launched CareLink in Europe at the beginning of 2008, after it […]
EU consults on ICT 2020 research strategy
The European Commission has launched a public consultation into its ‘no-holds barred’ ICT research and innovation staretgy.
Ambient assisted living set for growth
The German association of the electronics industry, VDE, has called for politicians and insurance companies to increase their engagement in IT projects on ambient assisted living (AAL). VDE says there is massive potential for growth in the AAL market, if the right financial incentives are put in place and regulatory and political measures taken to […]
Darzi’s report for the digital generation
The final report of the Next Stage Review of the English NHS sees technology-driven change as one of the challenges facing the NHS in the 21st century.
Remote patient monitoring market on rise
New analysis from Frost & Sullivan into European remote patient monitoring markets, says that the quality and benefits of the technology is making it increasingly attractive to vendors across the continent. The study found that the remote monitoring market earned revenues of €11m in 2007 and estimates this to reach €253 million in 2014. "The heightened demands […]