Telecare & Telehealth EVENTS

 

JULY 1, 2013

International Congress on Telehealth and Telecare at the King‘s Fund, London, UK on 1st to 3rd July 2013.

OCTOBER 29, 2013

European Telemedicine Conference Edinburgh, Scotland on 29-30 October 2013.

MAY 5-8, 2014

conhIT 2014 - Connecting Healthcare IT in Berlin, Germany on 5th to 8th May 2014.


Wall Street Journal: Can a medical alert system be stylish?

American consumers lead the way as ever putting stylish design features on a par with function when it comes to choosing a Personal emergency Response System.

Producers will will have to up their game in this rapidly expanding market.

Text messaging effective in smoking cessation: two new studies

A pair of related studies on smoking cessation by researchers at the University of Oregon, University of Michigan and UCLA, published in Psychological Science, demonstrated not only the effectiveness of text messaging to measure and intervene in those urges, but also identified the brain regions most active in controlling urges to smoke.

Both were done with the same group - 27 heavy smokers recruited by the American Lung Association in Los Angeles - and using text messaging as reminder and to describe their symptomology.

 

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