Telehealth in Rural Alabama
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New Channel! Digital Georgia
North Georgia Digital Conference Organized by the Georgia Technology Authority, the conference featured business and community leaders, economic developers, educators and students focused on North Georgia's digital future. The conference is the first in Georgia to highlight best practices in obtaining and using high-speed broadband in education, health care, business and government. Click to Watch!
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Economic Forecast for Dawson County
The Dawson County Rotary Club in conjunction with the Dawson County Chamber of Commerce, Dawson County Kiwanis and Dawsonville Lions Club featured a "2014 Eggs and the Economy: An Economic Forecast from Frank Norton, Jr." President, Norton North Georgia Real Estate and widely recognized for his economic prognostications for North Georgia. Click to listen
HIMMS GA Channel
2013 Trade Faire & Regional Conference See segments of the 8th annual HIMSS Georgia Healthcare Trade Faire & Regional Conference including a Welcome by Georgia Lieutenant Governor Casey Cagle commenting about Georgia's Healthcare State of the Union, a CIO Roundtable entitled IT Enabled Healthcare, a dynamic keynote and a breakout session on CMS Updates EHR Incentive Program. Click to Watch!!
Global Health & Hunger
Originally Streamed Live, Now On-Demand: 2013 Summit Held in Atlanta
Through a partnership with World Affairs Council of Atlanta, CARE USA, and CSIS, this Atlanta event — keynoted by Senator Johnny Isakson with other prominent speakers in government, business, and global health — is focused on food security and achieving sustainable health and nutrition outcomes in some of the world's most challenging places. Click to Watch!
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Todd Perman, Executive Managing Director of Global Healthcare Services at Newmark Grubb Knight Frank (NGKF)
Premiering frequently, a new MedTech show features what’s hot and who’s who in the medical technology industry with a focus on rural issues. Listen to interviews with healthcare experts on the site or via RSS. Click to listen
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The Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) is now accepting hardship exception applications for the meaningful electronic health record (EHR) use requirements from eligible hospitals and Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs). Without the exemption, hospitals must show that they meet the Promoting Interoperability Program EHR requirements.
Notice from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology updating the 2019 Health Information Technology Advisory Committee schedule for the review of policy recommendations and priorities.
Provides an overview of broadband access and broadband
adoption for low-income and rural veteran households. Details
barriers for veterans accessing broadband and efforts to
increase access, such as the Universal Service Fund and Rural Health Care programs.
Discusses the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)
special focus on providing healthcare services for veterans
in rural and...
Federal legislation expanded access to telehealth for more populations and more types of services, including treatment of substance use disorders. Additional changes may be on the horizon this fall, including the possible bundling of reimbursement for specialist telehealth consults to rural hospitals.
A new Life in Rural America poll shows that a majority of rural Americans are satisfied with their quality of life and optimistic about improving their communities. Healthcare access, finances, and high-speed internet access were among the top challenges cited, with about a quarter of respondents having challenges accessing healthcare...
A bipartisan group of legislators introduced the Rural Health Clinic Modernization Act to the U.S. House of Representatives. The legislation would update Medicare reimbursement for independent Rural Health Clinics (RHCs), expand access to telehealth, allow Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners to provide more types of care in RHCs, and remove...
Cancer prevention efforts rarely focus on the distinct needs and circumstances of older people, who are at greatest risk for developing cancer, but society can do more to reduce cancer risk and preserve health as adults enter their 60s, 70s, and beyond -- according to a new supplement to the...
A visit to the doctor's office typically begins with a series of questions, including one about medications. An Iowa State University researcher recommends doctors ask a follow up to that question to make sure patients are taking their medications as prescribed.
At current drug prices, testing all persons entering prison for Hepatitis C, treating those who have at least 12 months remaining in their sentence, and linking individuals with less than 12 months in their sentence to care upon their release would result in improved health outcomes.
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