Rural Health Legislation Introduced

Senator Marsha Blackburn’s (R-TN) https://www.blackburn.senate.gov Rural Health Agenda includes the introduction of the “Bipartisan Rural America Health Corps Act”. The Act is cosponsored by Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) Kevin Cramer (R-ND), Doug Jones (D-AL), and Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska). (more…)

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Anthem Views on Digital Health

Credit Suisse, https://www.credit-suisse.com an international financial organization, recently talked to Rajeev Ronanki Anthem’s https://www.antheminc.com Senior Vice President & Chief Digital Officer, about the company’s thoughts and ideas on their digital capabilities, telemedicine platform, payment integrity, CareSpree App, blockchain use cases plus more. (more…)

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AI to Impact Global Health

The report “AI in Global Health: Defining a Collective Path Forward” was funded by USAID’s Center for Innovation and Impact (CII) https://www.usaid.gov/cii and the Rockefeller Foundation https://www.rockefellerfoundation.org in close coordination with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation https://www.gatesfoundation.org.The report analyzes the thinking across the global health field on deploying and scaling Artificial Intelligence (AI) in global health. (more…)

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UAMS Awarded $24.7 Million

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Translational Research Institute https://tri.uams.edu was awarded $24.2 million to accelerate research to address the state’s biggest health challenges. (more…)

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Contract Award to Support DHA

As announced on July 31, 2019, Deloitte LLP, https://www2.deloitte.com in Arlington Virginia, was awarded a five year contract with an estimated value of $197,277,630 to support the Defense Health Agency (DHA) https://www.health.mil. The contract award will support configuration management, information assurance, training support, deployment activities, and other business, technical, and administrative functions. (more…)

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Veterans Using Audiology Telehealth

The Veterans Administration (VA) https://www.va.gov  is using the latest in telehealth technology to reach rural veterans facing challenges when they seek evaluations, and a range of appropriate interventions to help them with hearing loss. “Expanded use of innovative technology is increasing access points to hearing care in remote areas” reports, Chad Gladden, Audiology Telehealth Coordinator for the Audiology and Speech Pathology National Program Office. (more…)

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MiHIN Partners with Care Convene

Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services (MiHIN) https://mihin.org and Care Convene https://careconvene.com a health technology company, have announced their partnership to optimize health information exchange, interoperability, and integrated care within the state of Michigan. (more…)

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