UK govt pumps £37.5m into new health and biomedical data hubs
The UK government is investing £37.5 million in hubs connecting regional health and care data with genetic and biomedical information.
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PRSB sets information sharing standards for long-term patients
New standards for sharing information to support people with long-term conditions have been established by the Professional Record Standards Body (PRSB).
NHS website shows telehealth benefits
A new website has been launched by NHS North Yorkshire and York to communicate the benefits that telehealth is having for patients with long term conditions in the area.
WSD sites enrol just one patient in ten
A senior adviser on telehealth has told eHealth Insider Live 2010 that the whole system demonstrator sites have been able to recruit fewer than one in ten people eligible for support.
Health Guide gets first English trial
NHS Central Lancashire is using Intel’s Health Guide with COPD patients in Preston so they can monitor their condition from home. The Health Guide is being used by 40 patients as part of a 12 month pilot in what is the first implementation of the device in England. The technology, which is provided by GE Healthcare, […]
INPS and EMIS plan gateway
Healthcare IT system suppliers INPS and EMIS have announced that they have formed a 50:50 joint venture to implement an interoperability gateway.
Intel to expand Health Guide in Europe
Intel has announced plans to expand the use of its Health Guide home telehealth system in Europe to target patients with chronic conditions.
Lansley gets health job in tough times
The new health secretary has confirmed that the NHS will receive ‘real terms’ increases in funding, but this will not make it immune from the need to find ‘efficiency savings’.
GE Healthcare invests in Ireland’s TRIL
Ireland’s Technology Research for Independent Living Centre has announced that GE Healthcare is to invest €2.25m in the research initiative.
ZigBee wireless healthcare released
The ZigBee Alliance, a global network of firms creating wireless solutions, has published a new healthcare profile, use of which could help spur the development of telemedicine.