Helping Seniors Access Services

Behavioral Health and Recovery Services (BHRS) located in Marin County outside of San Francisco, https://www.marinhhs.org/behavioral-health-recovery-services is working on a 36 month project to utilize technology to increase access to mental health services and support older adults in the county. This anticipated project has requested funding for $1,580,000 and is due to start in 2018 and last 36 months. (more…)

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Update on Telehealth Policy

Deep Dive for Health Systems: Telehealth Policy Developments will be discussed in a one day meeting on November 15, 2018 from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm in Washington D.C at the Hall of States at 444 North Capitol Street. The meeting is to be presented by the Alliance for Connected Care http://www.connectwithcare.org(more…)

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Improving Disaster Medical Care

The Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) within HHS https:///www.phe.gov awarded two $3 million grant awards to study how a new Regional Disaster Health Response System could improve disaster medical care. Two pilot projects will be initiated to study ways to improve care involving trauma, care for burns, or to provide other specialty care. (more…)

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Developing Telemonitoring Study

Feinstein Institute for Medical Research http://feinsteinsinstitute.org Professor Rene Pekmezaris PhD received a $3 million research award from the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) https://www.pcori.org to study home telemonitoring for patients in   underserved Hispanic communities living with type 2 diabetes. (more…)

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Using Telehealth to Treat PTSD

Representative Annie Kuster https://kuster.house.gov from New Hampshire and a member of the House Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, recently along with other co-sponsors, introduced the “Enhancing Veterans Experience with Telehealth Service Act (eVETS. The legislation seeks to remove barriers that stand in the way of vital, evidence-based treatments for veterans with PTSD. (more…)

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Children’s Complex Medical Needs

Today, treating children with complex medical needs is often difficult since many of these children may require intensive services from multiple providers in a range of clinical and non-clinical settings. (more…)

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Developing Rapid MRI Scanning

New York University (NYU) School of Medicine launched the Center for Advanced Imaging Innovation and Research (CAI2R) in 2014 to develop rapid, comprehensive imaging with a focus on MRI scanning. (more…)

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