TruClinic Expanding Telehealth Services

TruClinic™ located in Salt Lake City is vastly expanding their reach of their cloud-based telehealth portal by establishing a partnership with Bennett Group International. This collaboration will enable practitioners and patients to have video-based online visits and consultations with just a computing device, internet connection, and a webcam.  (more…)

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Medical Incubator Launched

Palomar Health located in Northern San Diego County and Qualcomm Life, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Inc. has launched Glassomics, an incubator to explore the application of a wearable computing medicine. The initial glassware prototypes will be led by Sparseware, a San Diego-based software engineering firm.    (more…)

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Mobile Security a Top Priority

Systems are now being developed to ensure classified information can be transmitted securely on mobile devices used by the federal workforce. These systems will ultimately be used by industries in this country from banking to healthcare, according to Greg Youst, Defense Information Systems Agency’s (DISA) Chief Mobility engineer. (more…)

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Veterans & Mobile Health

The VA is using mobile health technology to support their patient-centered healthcare delivery model. As part of the VA’s Mobile Health program, the Department is going to release a series of secure Apps to enable wireless technologies to support veterans, caregivers, and VA care teams. Each set of Apps will focus on empowering users with the tools they need to facilitate, manage, and organize their healthcare information to improve data sharing. (more…)

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HRSA Issues FOA for Pilot

The Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB) within HRSA is accepting applications for a four year pilot grant program titled “Perinatal & Infant Oral Health Quality Improvement” (PIOHQI). The Pilot project is intended to integrate a successful community-based approach into a healthcare system with statewide reach to provide quality preventive dental care and restorative services to help pregnant women and infants.  (more…)

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$1.5 Million Awarded for NJHIN

Funding for &1.57 million will be used to create and operate the statewide New Jersey Health Information Network (NJHIN) to share patient health information electronically. Healthcare providers will connect to the network through their regional health information organization. Groups of physician offices, hospitals and healthcare stakeholders such as laboratories, are now going to be able to electronically exchange patient health information among their members. (more…)

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Hudson Valley Making Progress

The Taconic Health Information Network and Community (THINC at www.thinc.org serves the Hudson Valley area of New York, The area’s total population is approximately 2.4 million with a broad spectrum of socioeconomic conditions represented in the area. (more…)

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