ATA Addresses Chronic Care

The U.S. Senate Finance Committee www.finance.com  is interested in developing a package on chronic care for Medicare beneficiaries. In response, the American Telemedicine Association (ATA) www.americantelemed.org sent a letter on June 22, 2015 to the Senators listing several specific changes to allow telehealth services for chronic care patients under capitated or prospective payment systems. Some of the recommendations would also amend beneficiary access under fee-for-service payments. (more…)

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FDA Allows Marketing of New Device

FDA www.fda.gov now allows the new device BrainPort V100 manufactured by Wicab Inc, www.wicab.com in Wisconsin to be marketed when used with other assistive devices to help the blind process visual images with their tongues. (more…)

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Calling Health Innovators to Boston

Partners Healthcare hosting the “2015 Connected Health Symposium to be held in Boston October 29-20, 2015 http://synposium.connected-health.org is going to attract a multi-disciplinary and diverse audience of 1,000 health leaders worldwide, hospital executives, community-based MDs, health plan leaders, fortune 500 employers, policy makers, researchers, technology developers, leading investors, patients, advocates, leading investigators, start-ups, and fortune 500 companies. (more…)

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Healtheway Renamed “The Sequoia Project”

Healtheway has been renamed The Sequoia Project www.sequoiaqproject.org to rebrand the organization. Healtheway’s purpose has expanded dramatically since it was formed three years ago by industry and government. Today it serves as the neutral convener to advance health IT interoperability. (more…)

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Kansas State U Receives Patent

A patent for technology to detect the early stages of cancer before physical symptoms ever appear was awarded to Kansas State University www.k-state.edu.  Several professors developed the nanoplatform technology capable of detecting human cancer cells and tumors in the beginning stages. This technology makes it possible to diagnose a cancer type even if a patient is not showing physical symptoms associated with cancer. (more…)

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Advancing Patient-Centered Research

The company MC10 Inc.www.mc10inc.com a pioneer in biometric sensor-enabled analytics located in Massachusetts is collaborating with the University of Rochester www.rochester.edu to unite MC10s technological capabilities in physiological sensing and pattern recognition algorithms with the University’s clinical expertise and knowledge of big data analytics. (more…)

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