LRMC’s Telehealth Program

The Landstuhl Regional Medical Center (LRMC), in Germany, is the largest American hospital outside of the U.S, and operates within the Europe Regional Medical Command (ERMC) http://ermc.amedd.army.mil. The Army’s February 2015 Mercury Publication has an article describing LRMC’s http://ermc.amedd.army.mil/landstudhl telehealth program. (more…)

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AHRQ Posts Funding Announcement

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) www.ahrq.gov posted the Funding Announcement (FOA) “Making Health Care Safer in Ambulatory Care Settings and in Long Term Care Facilities” on February 13, 2015. (more…)

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USAID Awards for Mobile Apps

mPower Social Enterprise www.mpower.social.com from Bangladesh received an award for their mobile healthcare app connecting rural patients to doctors from USAID as part of their Regional Development Mission’s “Mobiles for Development” (M4D) program recognizing mobile services in Southeast Asia. (more…)

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Impact: Measles Outbreak

A computer simulation to explore the impact of measles outbreaks in cities across the U.S. was recently unveiled at the University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public Health www.publichealth.pitt.edu. The computer simulation will be used to explore how an outbreak would play out if a specific city had high or low vaccination rates. (more…)

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PCORI’s Telehealth Study

Given the magnitude of the chronic health issue, the growth of the elderly population, and increases in ethnic diversity, providers need to develop new ways of caring for those with chronic conditions living in health disparity communities. (more…)

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Healthcare Hub Announced

Illinois governor Pat Quinn recently announced that a new not-for-profit startup BioHub center called MATTER for next generation healthcare technology companies will drive entrepreneurship in the rapidly expanding medical and biotechnology field. (more…)

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