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A new model for improving future assessments of telemedicine
Kristian Kidholm describes MAST - A Model for Assessment of Telemedicine, which is being tested in 9 countries.
The evidence base for telehealth and telemedicine in the management of obesity
A look at the evidence base for the management of obesity.
The evidence base for telehealth in stroke management
A look at the evidence base for the management of stroke.
An introduction to resources developed by the Health Innovation and Education Cluster, Yorkshire and Humber
The King's Fund's first International Congress on Telehealth and Telecare took place in March 2011.
Telecare and telehealth articles 2009 and 2010
A list of links for telecare and telehealth related articles from 2009 and 2010
PCT Telehealth Links
An updated list of PCT web links for telehealth
Telecare users and expenditure - an update
An update on telecare users and expenditure from Mike Clark
International Congress on Telehealth and Telecare
Information about The King's Fund's March 2011 telehealth and telecare congress.
Telemedicine in cancer management
A look at the evidence base for the management of cancer
Light-touch, rapid evaluation of telehealth and telecare pilot programmes
A report from the Nuffield Trust on 'light-touch' evaluations
Commissioning telecare and telehealth in 2011
Mike Clark looks at the prospects for commissioning in 2011.
A look at some recently-published heart failure trials.
How assistive technologies are used by children and adolescents, their parents or carers
This feature considers assistive technologies used to manage chidren's and adolescents' long-term conditions.
October 2010 - recent journal articles
Details of a few recent journal articles.
Kent Telehealth Pilot Study
This feature reports on the Kent Telehealth Pilot Study.
Assisted Living Innovation Platform Progress Update
This feature provides an update on the ALIP technology
Buying Solutions Framework Agreements
Information about Buying Solutions' Framework Agreements
How older people with long-term conditions perceive and use telecare, telehealth and telemedicine
A review of perception and use of telecare, telehealth and telemedicine amongst older people
WSDAN User Survey Analysis
Analysis of the first WSDAN User Survey
Details of a few recent journal articles
The evidence base: the management of hypertension
A look at the available evidence on the management of hypertension.
A report on the 2010 ATA Conference
A review of a recent Ofcom study into future assisted living services.
Mike Clark has put together a round-up of relevant news items from January to March 2010.
A report on Lessons from the US: Using technology and homecare to improve chronic disease management
A report on Pam Garside's May 2010 paper.
Joanne Harding and Tony Bruce report on telehealthcare in the West Midlands.
An update on our previous heart failure feature
Telecare and telehealth: critically examining the evidence
This feature reports on a presentation by Professor Stan Newman and Anna Davies.
An article from the Social Care Institute for Excellence on ethics in telecare and telehealth
Telecare and Dementia
A report from Professor Jane Gilliard's presentation to the WSDAN Roadshow in February 2010.
Planning an evaluation of telecare and telehealth
This piece reports of Professor Stan Newman and Anna Davies' 10 December 2009 presentation at the WSDAN Roadshow.
Round-up of news from 2009
This piece gives a round-up of news items from 2009.
This feature draws attention to the Dementia A to Z that appeared in the DH Care Networks Telecare LIN e-newsletter in September 2009
This page looks at studies on asthma and COPD.
This page details the Technology Strategy Board's Assisted Living Innovation Platform (ALIP).
This page reports on the Innovation Expo that took place in June 2009.
A look at the evidence available relating to diabetes, and the challenges in drawing conclusions from this.
What does the evaluation of the Scottish Telecare Development Programme tell us? Is it time for a leap of faith?
An evaluation of the Scottish Telecare Development Programme, which represented a commitment from the Scottish government to provide the foundation for telecare systems to become an integral part of community care services across Scotland.
This article reflects on several key recent Government publications in June/July 2009. The Department of Health has also published a recent document that provides an overview of the Whole System Demonstrator Programme.
This article is based of Profesoor Yeandle's presentation at the WSDAN Roadshow on 11 June 2009, where she examined the impact of telecare on carers and care workers.
This article is based on Professor Cleland's presentation at the WSDAN Roadshow on 11 June 2009. He examines telemonitoring in relation to heart failure.
In this article, Nicola Watt explains plans for personal health budgets.
Addressing the needs and demands of an ageing population and the increasing prevalence of chronic illness cost-effectively lies at the heart of current Government policy towards commissioning. Commissioners need to seek changes in the balance of care settings that shift activity undertaken in nursing homes and hospitals towards the home environment; invest in upstream interventions through enhanced primary and community care-based alternatives; and focus on supporting ‘self-care’.
This feature looks at the evidence base for the management of depression, which usually involves a combination of drugs (antidepressants), therapy and self-help.
This piece defines innovation, and looks at issues around sustaining it.
In this feature, the first of a regular series on the evidence-base, we showcase three new pieces of high-quality evidence on telehealth and the management of diabetes from overseas.
Read about savings, benefits and barriers to the take-up of telehealth; an important disease management study; and the latest from Telemedicine and e-Health Journal.
The first major WSDAN event attracted 110 people to London on 22 January 2009.
The first ever national dementia strategy was published after a long period of anticipation on 3 February 2009.
A new report from the Veterans Health Administration has concluded that care co-ordination through home telehealth provides a solution to the complex problem of how to provide care for the rapidly rising numbers of patients with chronic care needs.
New DH guidance highlights ‘huge potential’of telehealth and telecare in long-term conditions management
New Department of Health guidance published on 19 January aims to provide health and social care commissioners with the information and support they need to embed personalisation in their services.
2008 was a year of considerable progress in the field of telecare and telehealth as local authorities, primary care trusts and their partners used government funding from the Preventative Technology Grant and other sources to move ahead with advanced forms of telecare, lifestyle and telehealth vital signs monitoring.
The NHS Operating Framework for 2009/10 provides an overview of the priorities for the NHS over the coming year, underpinned by the primary care trust (PCT) revenue allocations for 2009/10.
Report by the Audit Commission looks at the challenges and opportunities posed by England's ageing population
There have been many recent news reports about the ageing population but how should local authorities and their partners respond?
Policy-makers in the UK and other countries are increasingly recognising the importance of enabling patients, users and carers to become more involved in their own care.
Despite the availability of new e-Health technologies their adoption in real-life medical or health situations remains limited across the UK and Europe.
A most critical element of Darzi's future vision for the NHS is the creation of comprehensive well-being and prevention services with an emphasis on primary and community care settings.