Advancing Telemedicine in Remote Areas

GlobalMed, https://www.globalmed.com an international virtual health solutions provider, has partnered with DH Wireless Solutions https://www.dhm2m.com to produce greater telehealth connectivity in the field. DH Wireless is going to partner their Portable Data Network (PDN®) with GlobalMed’s telemedicine stations. The goal is to extend an advance mobile Wi-Fi hotspot to remote areas and use for emergency situations. (more…)

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Special to Federal Telemedicine News

       Solving the Rural Veteran Care Crisis with Telemedicine

                                            Author

                                   Joel E. Barthelemy

                              Founder & CEO GlobalMed

 Only 15 percent of Americans live in rural areas, but a quarter of U.S. veterans do. This reality can have negative implications for their health for several reasons. Rural Americans tend to have higher rates of chronic disease like diabetes, heart failure and COPD, as well as higher mortality rates; they also have higher rates of tobacco use and poverty. Rural areas also tend to have fewer local healthcare resources. For every 100,000 urban residents, there are 263 specialists. Rural residents only have 30.

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Fireside Chat with USPTO & FTC

The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) https://bipartisanpolicy.org presented up-to-date policy discussions during Health Week at BPC December 9-11, 2019 in Washington D.C. (more…)

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AHRQ Issues Funding Opportunity

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) https://www.ahrq.gov within HHS, posted the new Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) titled “Improving Quality of Care and Patient Outcomes during Care Transitions” (PA-20-068) December 2019. (more…)

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Large Hospitals Share Insights

Recently, Credit Suisse https://credit-suisse.com experts attended a panel on telehealth adoption by hospitals/health systems. Panelists from Jefferson Health https://www.jeffersonhealth.org, Stanford Children’s Hospital https://www.stanfordchildrens.org, and St John’s Health https://healthcare.ascension.org took part in the discussion. (more…)

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Funds for Rare Disease Research

Scientists have discovered about 7,000 rare diseases, which makes them a major health challenge. When all the rare diseases are combined, an estimated 25 to 30 million people in the U.S are living with a rare disease which means that about one of every nine people are afflicted with a rare disease. (more…)

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GE Investing in the Future

GE  https://www.gehealthcare.com is investing and collaborating with Formlabs https://formlabs.com, CMR Surgical Ltd https://cmrsurgical.com, and Decisio Health https://www.decisiohealth.com, on novel healthcare projects requiring further development involving 3 D printing, robotic surgery, and virtual patient monitoring. (more…)

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