Bridging Communication Systems

The Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) www.dhs.gov/science-and-technology within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is working to keep lines of communication open, separate, and clear between multiple first responder organizations. The goal is to have the right technology able to simultaneously coordinate victim care, prevent further injuries, and ensure that resources are available in emergencies. (more…)

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Illinois Report Includes Telehealth

Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner’s Office of Health Innovation and Transformation (GOHIT) http://www2.illinois.gov/gov/healthcarereform/Pages/GOHIT.aspx is responsible for directing the state’s health reform initiatives pertaining to the State’s Alliance for Health Innovation Plan awarded from CMS http://innovation.cms.gov(more…)

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LifeBot Provides Telemedicine Solutions

General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada (GDLS-Canada) www.gdlscanada.com has selected LifeBot www.lifebot.us to provide telemedicine, medical equipment, and medical engineering support needed to design and build a new Light Armored Vehicle Ambulance variant. (more…)

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Telehealth Funding in Maryland

Senators Barbara A. Mikulski www.Mikulski.senate.gov and Ben Cardin www.cardin.senate.gov along with Representative John Delaney http://Delaney.house.gov from Maryland, announced that the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) www.arc.gov awarded $62,000 in grant funds to the Garrett County Memorial Hospital (GCMH) http://gcmh.com to fund a telehealth program connecting seniors and families in Western Maryland. (more…)

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Faster Connections to State HIE

Recent changes at Alabama’s Health Information Exchange (HIE) enables providers to connect in substantially less time than before, according to Bill Mixon, Operations Management Consultant for the HIE called “One Health Record” http://onhealthrecord.alabama.gov. (more…)

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ORNL Aiding Polio Vaccinations

The new Urban Dynamics Institute www.urbandynamics.org and ORNL scientists at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) www.ornl.gov are working with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation www.gatesfoundation.org to aid polio vaccination efforts in developing countries. ORNL is managed by UT-Battelle for the Department of Energy’s Office of Science http://science.energy.gov. (more…)

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