NHS Direct aims to develop its core health advice service to offer a range of remote care additional services to the NHS. Fiona Barr talks to chief operating officer Dr Mike Sadler.
Technology should be used in several ways to help people who have long-term conditions care for themselves, although caution must be exercised as not everybody has access to it, new guidance from the Department of Health says. The guidance, ‘Supporting people with long-term conditions to self-care’, sets out examples of what central government, professionals and PCTs and […]
Tunstall, the UK telecare and telehealth solutions specialist, has formed an distribution and alliance agreement with Honeywell HomMed, a leading US provider of remote patient monitoring devices. Under the agreement Tunstall will offer Honeywell’s HomMed Genesis monitor throughout the UK, already used by 350,000 patients. Tunstall says it will target the chronic disease management market, […]
The organisers of a recently completed pan-European trial aimed at finding out if telecare can be an effective tool in monitoring patients with chronic heart disease have called the project a success. Eleven centres in three countries, England, Poland and Italy, participated in the Heart Failure in Hospital and Home (HHH) trial, which was supported […]
City University, London, is to evaluate Doc@Home, a remote online clinical data gathering and healthcare management service provided by Docobo (UK), as part of a European Union (EU)-funded trial of remote clinical monitoring for 300 patients with chronic conditions at four different sites in England, Portugal and Estonia. The work forms part of a project […]