Telemedicine to Expand OUD Treatment

The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) https://www.uab.edu received a grant for $500,000 from the Alabama Department of Mental Health (ADMH) https://mh.alabama.gov, to expand Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) treatment services. (more…)

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CDC’s Award for COVID Testing

CDC https://www.cdc.gov awarded $67 million “Epidemiology Laboratory Capacity” (ELC) https://www.cdc.gov/ncezid/dpei/epidemiology-laboratory-capacity.html grants to the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services https://dhss.deleaware.gov/dhss/dph/index.html  Division of Public Health (DPH), to implement expanded testing capacity for COVID-19 and support the establishment of a modernized public health epidemiologic surveillance system. (more…)

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Capitol Hill Hearing on Telehealth

The Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pension https://www.help.senate.gov held a hearing on June 17, 2020 to hear from a panel of telehealth experts that provided testimony on the key role telehealth has played in fighting the spread of COVID-19 and what the telehealth industry needs to do to maintain momentum from a regulatory perspective to move forward. (more…)

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Plan to Advance Mental Health

In May 2020, NIH’s National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) https://www.nimh.nih.gov released their Strategic Plan for Research. NIMH is the leading federal agency charged with setting and supporting the national agenda for mental health research. (more…)

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Army Awards for NETCCN

The Army Medical Research and Development Command’s USAMRDC Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center’s (TATRC) in response to COVID-19 on June 15, awarded  funds to nine clinical and technical teams to support the rapid development, deployment, and testing of the National Emergency Tele-Critical Care Network (NETCCN). (more…)

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CIT Gap Invests in MetiStream

The Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) https://www.citgapfunds.org recently announced that CIT GAP Funds has made a follow-on investment in Vienna, Virginia-based MetiStream https://www.metistream.com.  The company is the developer of a platform that uses big data, Natural language Processing (NLP), and Machine Learning to reveal hidden insights in unstructured clinical data. (more…)

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NQF’s Task Force issues Roadmap

The National Quality Forum (NQF) https://qualityforum.org/home.aspx on June 24, 2020 released The Care We Need: Driving Better Health Outcomes for People and Communities, a National Quality Task Force report providing a roadmap to consistent and predictable high-quality care for everyone by 2030. (more…)

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