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Halo and Microsoft HealthVault

09/09/2009

Halo Monitoring, Inc™ Connects with Microsoft® HealthVault™
to Provide a More Complete Personal Health Picture for Seniors
 
 Seniors can now choose to have their myHalo™ 24/7 vital signs and ADLs  
securely transmitted to Microsoft HealthVault

 

Halo Monitoring Announces partner Program

08/19/2009

                                                                         

 

 

Halo Monitoring, Inc. ™

Announces Nationwide myHalo Authorized Partner Program

 

myHalo, Automatic Fall Detection and Emergency Response for Seniors, Includes

Web-Based Tools that Enable Adult Children to Care for Aging Parents Remotely

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Web cameras and the elderly -- whose right is it to decide?

I want to pose the question -- again. Just because we can set up all kinds of security in our elderly parent's home, is it right to put it there? Saw this from SmartHome's Web Camera section, a Web-Enabled Securelink Elderly Kit -- this turns out to be a PERS pendant -- the camera is extra.

Showcasing mobile telehealth technology on Capitol Hill

Simulating in-person doctor's visits, sometimes called 'virtual visits', has become fairly trendy says the Wall Street Journal.

Communication about change matters more than the technology

A while ago I considered the question of monitoring a person (wearable devices) or monitoring the place in whcih someone resides (remote sensor-based monitoring). From that entry:  "Each requires someone to educate seniors on the role of the devices on or around them so that they can actively participate -- and opt in to the idea of being monitored." I am glad that I wrote that. Here's an example where that did not happen:

EMMA - Remote Medicaton Management by Pharmacy

The medication reminder world has had three tiers of product offerings -- telephone-based reminders, reminders linked to emergency response offerings, and electronic pillboxes. And medication errors, including those from incorrectly filling pillboxes, continue to be vexing.

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