home health services

By Brian Dolan 05:45 pm May 11, 2011
Telecom services provider Verizon recently signed a deal with Healthsense to co-market the remote monitoring company's services to senior living communities that have Verizon's FiOS fiber optic network installed. Verizon FiOS offers telecom services including high-speed internet and television. Healthsense's WiFi-based home health services include health care alerts to caregivers, medication...
By Brian Dolan 01:12 pm December 1, 2009
UK government launches alcohol tracking app: Public health minister Gillian Merron said: "It is all too easy to lose track of how much you drink. So as the festive parties build up, this innovative tool will help people keep tabs on their drinking - wherever they are. Sticking within the recommended limits means you reduce the risk of serious conditions such as mouth cancer and strokes." The...
By Brian Dolan 06:31 am December 1, 2009
The increasing number of aging Baby Boomers, also known as the "Silver Tsunami" could produce a "short, sharp shock" for the United Kingdom's National Health Service (NHS), according to Wireless Healthcare's Principal Analyst Peter Kruger, who shared his perspective at Informa's Mobile Healthcare Industry Summit in London this week. "In the face of such a perfect storm, it makes one wonder why...