Advancing Diagnostic Testing Technology

Rheonix Inc., a developer of fully automated molecular testing solutions and Life technologies Corp, a leader in life sciences tools and diagnostic markets, just signed a joint agreement. The technology developed by Rheonix for the molecular diagnostics market includes the Rheonix CARD®, a disposable cartridge that can run multiple samples simultaneously without user intervention. (more…)

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North Carolina Recruits Providers

Efforts made by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) to recruit physicians to underserved areas of the state has brought in a record 160 primary care physicians, psychiatrists, and dentists over the past year surpassing estimates for the department’s medical placement services initiative.  (more…)

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RI Trade Mission to Israel

The Rhode Island Department of Health (HEALTH) and the Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation (RIEDC have announced that Dr. Michael Fine, Director of HEALTH will lead an official Rhode Island Healthcare and Life Science Trade Mission to Israel on November 8-16, 2013.  (more…)

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Qualcomm Collaborating on Projects

Asthma is one of the most common chronic disorders in childhood affecting an estimated 7.1 million children under 18 years of age. It is the third leading cause of hospitalizations among children under 15 and the annual direct healthcare cost for asthma is approximately $50.1 billion.   (more…)

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News on Bills & State Action

The “Medicare Patient Access and Quality Improvement Act of 2013” introduced by Representative Michael C. Burgess from Texas Vice Chair of the House Energy and Commerce Committee was recently passed by the Committee. (more…)

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Easy for Veterans to Use Telehealth

The Veterans Administration is making life easier for not only veterans but also their caregivers with several ongoing telehealth programs. One of the newest telehealth programs available is called “IP Video into the Home”.  (more…)

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Air Force’s Global S&T Vision

The Air Force’s June 2013 “Global Horizons” report looks at the future for science and technology. The report was created by experts across government, industry, academia, national laboratories, federally funded research and development centers, and international partners to analyze the challenges facing the future for global research and development. (more…)

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