Congresswoman Speaks at Hill Event

Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) https://debbiedingell.house.gov https://Twitter@RepDebDingell spoke at Altarum’s https://altarum.org “Center for Value in Health Care Symposium” with funding support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation https://www.rejf.org. Congresswoman Dingell told the attendees at the July 9 event that she is an active advocate for quality healthcare to meet the needs of the American population at a reasonable cost. (more…)

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Applying Genomics to Clinical Trials

NIH https://www.nih.gov is going to fund clinical trials to assess the benefits, applicability, and efficacy for applying genomic medicine interventions to improve the management of diseases such as high blood pressure, depression, and chronic pain. (more…)

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Telemedicine Start-Up to Close: Why?

Over the last couple of weeks, several press outlets have reported that the telemedicine startup Call9 https://www.call9.com, using telemedicine technology to help patients in nursing homes avoid going to the hospital was going to shut down operations. (more…)

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USDA Awards Grant to Nevada

Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV ) https://www.rosen.senate.gov released an announcement that USDA’s Distance Learning and Telemedicine (DLT) program awarded Nevada grants totaling $226,348 to be used for educational and health benefits. (more…)

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FDA Updating Medical Device Reporting

Since 2017, the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Center for Devices and Radiological Health https://www.fda.gov/medical-devices has been taking steps to update their “Medical Device Reporting” (MDR) program. The goal is to make the MDR program more usable and easier to find. (more…)

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Nat’l AI Strategic R&D Plan

“The National Artificial Intelligence Research and Development Strategic Plan: 2019 Update” https://www.nitrd.gov/pubs/National-AI-RD-Strategy-2019.pdf was released in June by the Select Committee on Artificial Intelligence (AI) of the National Science & Technology Council. (more…)

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Tyto Joins App Orchard Marketplace

New York based Tyto Care’s, https://www.tytocare.com all-in-one modular device and telehealth platform used for on-demand remote medical exams has recently joined the Epic App Orchard Marketplace https://apporchard.epic.com.

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