Trial Set for Smart Pill Bottle

Weill Cornell Medical College was awarded $100,000 from PILOT Health Tech NYC www.pilothealthtechnyc.com, a New York City (NYC) Economic Development Corporation initiative. The initiative works in collaboration with Health 2.0 Blueprint Health, and StartUp Health and plans to provide up to $100,000 each to ten innovative pilot project annually in NYC. (more…)

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AFrame Delivers Patient Telemonitoring

The Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association (VHHA) through its shared services affiliate Virginia Hospital Shared Services Corporation (VHHA Services) has selected AFrame Digital Inc. to deliver their patient telemonitoring solution to use in Virginia’s hospitals and health systems. (more…)

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VHA Piloting New Technology

Veterans and treatment teams at the Veterans Health Administration’s Palo Alto Health Care system are piloting a new technological tool to help treat the effects of PTSD and TBI. For the past year, veterans have been using an interactive mobile health system called “IntelaCare”. (more…)

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Technology to Control Glucose

Griffin P. Rodgers M.D Director of the National Institute Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) at NIH, appeared before the Senate Special Committee on Aging in July to discuss how technology is needed to improve glucose control since self-managing blood glucose levels is a huge burden for those with type 1 diabetes. (more…)

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Still Time to Register for ATA

The 2013 ATA Fall Forum to be held September 8-10 at the Sheraton Centre will have many sessions exploring telemedicine as the solution to dealing with healthcare’s biggest problems such as reducing readmissions, dealing with chronic care issues, developing effective payment models and much more… (more…)

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EHRs Provide More Accurate Care

A new study conducted by researchers at the Columbia University School of Nursing and partner institutions, shows that structured timely record-sharing enables more accurate care for individuals and produces more cohesive data for informing public health policy. (more…)

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Army Signs Agreement with AmpliPhi

The Army Medical Research and Materiel Command (USAMRMC) and AmpliPhi Biosciences Corporation have signed an agreement to develop medical products that use bacteriophages to treat burns, skin and soft tissue infections, and diarrheal diseases. (more…)

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