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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!
New! Featured Speaker
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!
In MedTech Radio
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
On the Home Page & Site
News, News and More News
Breaking industry news every day! The RuralMedTech home and sub pages bring you news articles from the Rural Assistance Center News & Health RSS feeds, as well as related topics for an up to date view of industry activity. There are RSS articles from Healthcare IT News, Medical.net and more. Stay informed every day on one site: RuralMedTech!
A health system in Pennsylvania and a U.S.-based pharmaceutical company are among the companies experiencing operational challenges from a global ransomware attack—the second one in as many months. Heritage Valley Health System, based in Sewickley, Pennsylvania, was infected by a malware virus known as Petya late Tuesday morning.
Two manufacturers of a cardiac device that allows physicians to remotely monitor patient data agreed to pay nearly $13.5 million to settle allegations that they defrauded Medicare. Federal prosecutors alleged the companies claimed the device had multiple monitoring functions in order to boost reimbursement.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Eric C. Hunter, CEO of safety-net health plan CareOregon, said that if the group’s population health efforts were truly successful, hospitals would offer significantly scaled-back services.
Grants for innovative and collaborative research utilizing new health information technology strategies for collecting and using patient-reported outcome measures in primary care and other ambulatory care settings. -- Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Final rule from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) amending the Rural Health Care (RHC) Program rules and allowing skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) to be included amongst the list of healthcare provider types eligible to receive support under the Healthcare Connect Fund. Effective June 21, 2017, the rule change aligns RHC...
According to a new study, more than 50% of the 115 million annual opioid prescriptions in the U.S. go to adults with a mental illness, despite the fact that people with mental health disorders account for only 16% of the the population. There is concern that although opioids are prescribed...
Radio interview with Ruth "Raz" Cook, a hospital administrator at East Texas Medical Center Trinity and East Texas Medical Center Jacksonville. Discussion includes recruitment of healthcare providers, healthcare facility management, and rural hospital closures, among other things.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced a new funding opportunity for community health centers to expand access to mental health and substance abuse services. $195 million is available in funding to help health centers increase the number of personnel dedicated to mental health and substance abuse...
Study findings published online in The Lancet on June 27, 2017 have found that an experimental patch of dissolving microneedles can produce robust immune responses for influenza. The microneedle patches can be administered safely and can be a substitute for the needle-and-syringe vaccination. With further advancements, they could remove the...
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