emPOWER Map to Detect Outages

The HHS “emPOWER Map” www.phe.gov/empowermap/Pages/default.aspx, an interactive online tool sponsored by the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) www.phe.gov/preparedness/Pages/default.aspx and developed with CMS www.cms.gov is going to aid community health agencies and emergency management officials in disaster preparedness. (more…)

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States: Call to Action

On June 22, 2015, ONC released the Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) www.grants.gov “Interoperability Roadmap Call to Action; Alleviating and Removing Barriers to Interoperable Exchange of Data for Health within States” with estimated funding of $325,000 with the closing date of August 24, 2015. (more…)

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TennCare Seeks Recommendations

TennCare www.tn.gov, in partnership with Amerigroup www.amerigroup.com, BlueCare Tennessee http://bluecare.bcbst.com, and United Health Community Plan  www.uhccommunityplan.com Managed Care Organizations (MCO), seeks to identify potential providers  providing help to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities that have reached a behavioral health crisis. (more…)

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Call for Demonstrations

As part of the 2015 Partners HealthCare Connected Health Symposium http://symposium.connectedhealth.org, Partners Connected Health announced their fifth annual Innovators Challenge which is one of the highest attended sessions at the Symposium. The call for demonstrations will help draw attention to products that are genuinely new and potentially game-changing for connected health.  (more…)

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NSF Exploring New Frontiers

The National Science Foundation (NSF) www.nsf.gov has awarded $8.75 million for five years to advance two projects involving Cyber Physical Systems (CPS) that will seamlessly integrate computation and physical components.  (more…)

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Stanford’s New Autism Database

Denis Wall, an autism researcher at the Stanford School of Medicine http://med.stanford.edu is leading a new project to establish the largest ever collaborative open access repository of bioinformatics data on autism. (more…)

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