Funding for the eMERGE Network

NIH’s https://www.hhs.nih.gov $75 million in funding will be shared by a coordinating center and a network of 10 other top academic medical centers. The funding will be used to launch a five year effort to improve genomic risk assessments for diverse populations to then integrate the data into clinical care. (more…)

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VA Awards Philips 10 Year Contract

The Department of Veterans Affairs https://www.va.gov just awarded a ten-year contract which will enable the VA to invest up to $100 million with Royal Philips https://philips.com to expand the VA’s tele-critical care technology and services. (more…)

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Company Looks to the Future

Credit Suisse https://www.credit-suisse.com hosted Change Healthcare (CHNG) management https://changehealthcare.com to include Neil de Crescenzo, CEO, Fredrik Eliasson, Chief Financial Officer, and Evan Smith, SVP of Investor Relations at a virtual meeting with investors. (more…)

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Connecting Ship-to-Shore Virtually

The Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany https://rhce.amedd.army.mil/landstuhl is involved in delivering high quality comprehensive specialty care virtually across three continents serving the Army, Air Force, Navy, NATO, and Defense Logistics Agency. Comprehensive specialty care is delivered virtually by using video-conferencing technology and using advanced medical devices such as otoscopes, stethoscopes, and general exam cameras. (more…)

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LabCorp Launches At Home Test

LabCorp https://www.LabCorp.com launched the LabCorp AT Home COVID-19 Test Collection Service, which is the first seamless digital service aimed at helping doctors test patients for COVID-19 before surgeries and other important treatments. (more…)

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26 Research Proposals Selected

The C3.ai Digital Transformation Institute https://c3dti.ai/research/projects managed by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and UC Berkeley has selected 26 research proposals to better utilize Digital Transformation Science to mitigate COVID-19 and future pandemics. A total of $5.4 million along with access to the C3 AI Suite and Microsoft Azure computing and storage has been awarded. (more…)

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Funds for Delta Health Care Services

The funding notice under the Delta Health Care Services Grant Program (DHCS) (RBCS-DHCS-2020) seeking applications was announced on July 10, 2020 in the Federal Register. USDA’s Rural Business-Cooperative Service made the announcement that $6,112,667 in competitive grant funds will be available for the 2020 DHCS program. (more…)

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