Closing Alaska’s Digital Divide

Connectivity in Alaska has focused on high profile mega projects. GCI https://www.gci.com headquartered in the state through their Alaska Plan buildout, are working to close the digital divide. (more…)

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OSF Healthcare Joins SWITCH

OSF Healthcare https://www.osfhealthcare.org, has partnered with SWITCH, a new independent organization launched by City Tech Collaborative https://innovationcenter.uic.edu. a Chicago-based urban solutions accelerator. (more…)

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Thoughts on the New Variant

Credit Suisse’s European Pharma team https://www.credit-suisse.com on November 26, 2021, provides their thoughts on the new variant in South Africa. Initially, the variant was called B.1.1.529 but now referred to as Omicron by the World Health Organization, has caused sharp negative moves in stock markets. (more…)

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CDC Awards APHL $282 Million

The Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL) https://www.aphl.org protects the public’s health by monitoring and detecting infectious and foodborne diseases, environmental contaminants, terrorist agents, genetic disorders in newborns, and other diverse health threats. (more…)

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MindMed & Sphere Health Partnering

Mind Medicine (MindMed) Inc., https://mindmed.co, a biotech company developing psychedelic inspired therapies is partnering with Sphere Health, https://asksphere.co, an employee benefits provider targeting treatments for people with severe mental illness. (more…)

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AI Needs to Protect Data

Although healthcare generates vast amounts of data year after year, most of the data isn’t available because of the need to protect identifiable patient information. (more…)

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First Net Revisits Telehealth

FirstNet Authority’s Public Safety Advisory Committee’s https://firstnet.gov/about/psac (PSAC) Telehealth Strike Team is revisiting the use of telehealth in a number of situations but especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. (more…)

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