NFL Officials Discuss TBI

NFL https://www.nfl.com San Francisco 49ers Chairman John York and Jeff Miller, NFL Executive Vice President for Health and Safety, joined a group of scientists from the Department of Energy (DOE) https://www.energy.gov at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) https://wwwllnl.gov to hear the latest on Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI). They also discussed how high performance computing and Artificial Intelligence (AI) can and is being used to advance the scientific understanding of TBI. (more…)

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$50 M to Support NVY Innovation

Longtime supporters Rita E. Hauser and Gustave M. Hauser have given more than $50 million since 2011 to New York Presbyterian Hospital (NVP) https://www.nyp.org enabling NYP to establish the “Hauser Institute for Health Innovation” to make it possible to support the operations of NYP’s telemedicine programs.  (more…)

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Spectral MD Develops Device

Spectral MD https://www.spectralmd.com has received funding from the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) within the HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response https://www.phe.gov to continue to develop Spectral MD’s DeepView®. The biomedical imaging device is used to more effectively manage advanced burn and wound care. Deep view is a compact and portable diagnostic medical device that embodies Artificial Intelligence (AI). (more…)

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VA’s Patient Safety Funding for PSCIs

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) https://www.va.gov have selected their FY-2019-2021 “Patient Safety Centers of Inquiry” (PSCI) funding recipients. The VA National Center for Patient Safety (NCPS) administers the PSCI program and provides three years of funding for a PSCI to develop, disseminate and implement clinically relevant innovations to improve patient safety throughout the VA. (more…)

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NIH Awards Grant to Study Genetics

Geisinger, https://www.geisinger.org, along with the University of Washington in Seattle https://www.washington.edu  and Washington University in St. Louis https://wustl.edu were awarded a $8.5 million five year grant from NIH to study the role of genetics in neuropsychiatric disorders. The research will include studying autism spectrum disorder, schizophrenia, and bipolar disorder. (more…)

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Impact of Rural Hospital Closures

Senator Gary C. Peters (D-MI) https://www.peters.senate.gov Ranking Member of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs on July 15, 2019 wrote a letter to Gene L. Dodaro, Comptroller General of the Government Accountability Office (GAO) https://www.gao.gov requesting GAO to conduct a study into the impact of rural hospital closures on communities in the U.S. (more…)

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Bright Future Expected for Company

Credit Suisse’s https://www.credit.suisse.com research shows that a financially bright future is ahead for the company Change Healthcare https://www.changehealthcare.com, developers of a leading independent healthcare technology platform that provides data and analytics-driven solutions to improve clinical, financial, and patient engagement outcomes in the U.S healthcare system. (more…)

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