Future: Medical Imaging Plus AI

The Office of Science and Technology Policy advises the Executive Office of the President on matters concerning scientific areas. To help direct research, the report “Roadmap for Medical Imaging Research and Development Research & Development” was compiled by the “Interagency Working Group on Medical Imaging” (IWGMI) working within OSTP’s National Science and Technology Council http://www.whitehouse.gov/ostp/nstc.

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Children’s Mental Health Report Released

The Governor of Georgia Nathan Deal https://gov.georgia.gov recently announced the release of the Commission’s Report on Children’s Mental Health”. The Commission created in 2017, includes state leaders, healthcare experts, and child advocates.to provide recommendations for improving state mental health services for children. (more…)

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ViiMed Contracts with HealthCare LLC

ViiMed www.viimed.com recently signed a five year contract with HealthCare LLC www.healthcarellc.com, a division of Johns Hopkins Medicine to convert their evidenced-based health solutions to digital form and then offer the solutions to hospitals and patients. (more…)

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USDA’s New Innovation Center

To move forward with innovative ideas, USDA https://www.rd.usda.gov has created a Rural Development Innovation Center which plans to come up with new ideas and use agency resources more effectively to help rural communities. (more…)

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Streamlining Trials for Alzheimer’s

NIH is funding a new Clinical Trials Consortium to expand research into therapies to treat or prevent Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. The consortium called the “Alzheimer’s Clinical Trial Consortium” signed a cooperative agreement which is expected to total $70 million over five years, pending the availability of funds. (more…)

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Advancing Tech in Australia

Professor Anthony Maeder Australia’s first Chair in Digital Health Systems said, “South Australia will become a world leader in healthcare innovation by spearheading Flinders University’s research into a mind boggling array of smart and interactive technologies.” (more…)

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NIH Posts Funding Notice

Substance Use Disorders (SUD) continue to have a substantial adverse impact in the U.S resulting in costs of more than $700 billion annually due to healthcare expenditures, lost earnings, and expenses associated with crime and accidents. (more…)

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