Rural Healthcare in Crisis Mode

Rural America is facing higher mortality rates and less access to care as more rural hospitals across the country close. To discuss the situation in depth, over 500 rural providers and advocates attended the National Rural Health Association’s http://ruralhealthweb.org Rural Health Policy Institute’s www.ruralhealthweb.org advocacy event held in Washington D.C February 7-9. 2017. (more…)

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Tweeting the Way to Health

The newly created “Penn Medicine Center for Digital Health” at the University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine www.pennmedicine.org under the leadership of Raina Merchant, MD, Associate Vice President for the University of Penn Health System, has developed partnerships with Wharton, Annenberg, and the School of Engineering and Applied Science.  (more…)

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Diabetes Care for the AI/AN Population

The Indian Health Service (IHS) is achieving care in their diabetes programs to help American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities in the U.S. The AI/AN population currently has the highest incidence of diabetes among all ethnic groups, and approximately two out of every three AI/AN people experiencing kidney failure are diabetic. (more…)

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Upgrading Dental Communications

Awrel www.awrel.com, a Boston-based dental provider, is using an enhanced user interface with new features to improve communication by incorporating the application into their HIPAA-compliant texting application. The application, a tool created for the dental industry speeds information exchange among dentists, labs, academic institutions, and dental supply companies while also streamlining clinical and business workflow. (more…)

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AF Research Introduces New Ideas

According to J.S Levite, Air Force Surgeon General, Air Force Medical Service (AFMS) www.airforcemedicine.af.mil, “Advancements largely come from research which often results in emerging technologies. Research also, helps to usher in new capabilities to the AFMS and puts concepts into practice.” (more…)

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NIH Funding Artificial Pancreas Trials

The National Institute of Health’s National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) www.niddk.nih.gov is funding four separate clinical trials using and conducting tests on the artificial pancreas. The trials are going to study the technology in terms of safety, efficacy, user-friendliness, physical and emotional health of participants, and cost. The Jaeb Center for Health Research in Tampa Florida will serve as the coordinating center. (more…)

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GlobalMed’s Strong Position

According to GlobalMed® www.globalmed.com based in Scottsdale Arizona, the company saw revenues increase 300 percent in the second half of 2016, thanks to organic growth of new customers and a deepening reach with their existing clients. The company’s deployments in the U.S and in 55 foreign countries continues to smash records with more than 3.5 million annual telemedicine consults. (more…)

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