Advising Governor on Precision Medicine

California Governor Brown https://www.gov.ca has established the Governor’s Advisory Committee on Precision Medicine. Initially, the governor announced the “California Initiative to Advance Precision Medicine” (CIAPM) www.ciapm.org in 2015 as the first state effort to fund focused precision medicine projects to improve care and treatment for specific diseases. (more…)

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Tool to Improve Care in EDs

“With Increases in annual visits to emergency departments, declines in capacity have led to unprecedented levels of crowding and consequential delays in care,” said Scott Levin PhD, Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at Johns Hopkins University (JHU) School of Medicine. www.hopkinsmedicine.org. “Therefore, emergency departments have to very quickly assess whether a patient is in need of real critical time sensitive treatment versus a patient who can wait.” (more…)

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DOD Conducting Pilot Program

The Department of Defense’s Deployment Health Clinical Center (DHCC) www.pdhealth.mil is conducting the “Tech into Care Pilot” which will focus on the integration of five popular mobile apps developed by the National Center for Telehealth and Technology https://t2health.dcoe.mil  and the VA’s National Center for PTSD https://www.ptsd.va.gov(more…)

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Accelerating Medical Device Innovation

Medtronic www.medtronic.com and Mercy www.mercy.net the fifth largest Catholic healthcare system in the U.S will work together to establish a new data sharing and analysis network to help gather clinical evidence for medical device innovation and patient access. (more…)

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Medical Support for Puerto Rico

The healthcare infrastructure on Puerto Rico was devastated by Hurricane Maria. To address these needs, HHS www.hhs.gov coordinated with DOD www.defense.gov to transport medical personnel and needed medical supplies to the island. (more…)

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Top Level Briefing on Cybersecurity

Leaders gathered on October 12, 2017 in Washington D.C. on behalf of “The Atlantic” briefing www.theatlantic,com underwritten by Accenture to discuss “The Cyber Frontier”. Margaret Low, President for AtlanticLIVE www.atlantic.com/live welcomed the leaders from healthcare, technology, higher education, and government to discuss the approach to cyber defense today and how to prepare for the digital world in future years. (more…)

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HRSA Awards MUSC $600,000

Medical University of South Carolina www.muschealth.org/telehealth has been awarded a $600,000 grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) www.hrsa.gov an agency within HHS. The funding will enable the MUSC Telehealth Center to continue to provide a range of telehealth services to more than 200 locations statewide. (more…)

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