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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!
Although it still hasn't finalized a contract with Cerner, the VA has laid out a comprehensive list of expectations for the vendor that focus on seamless data exchange with the DOD and community health organizations as well as change management support.
The Trump administration reportedly told several Department of Health and Human Services agencies that they should avoid certain words in draft documents for next year's budget, including "diversity" and "vulnerable," and told to call the Affordable Care Act "ObamaCare," sources told The Washington Post. HHS and the CDC pushed back against the charges, however.
The OIG added a new audit to its work plan that will review federal PDMP funding provided to states with a significant number of overdose deaths. Meanwhile, a Cigna acquisition looks to enhance the company's digital platforms, and the FDA launches a faster way to access information on antibiotic resistance.
Overview of program results for 15 network grantees funded under the Rural Health Information Technology Workforce Program in the 2013-2016 funding cycle. Discusses goals of the program related to developing and enhancing rural-focused HIT training programs. Summarizes program successes and challenges, as well as student enrollment and retention results....
Details the recent vote by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to roll back net neutrality regulations. Some healthcare organizations are concerned about the impact of this vote on telemedicine services and access to healthcare in rural areas.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Community Facilities Direct Loan Program invested $40 million in 31 infrastructure projects in rural communities in 21 states and Puerto Rico. Projects included surface transportation, aviation, ports, water and storm water resources, energy production and generation, and electricity transmission.
Discusses the impact of Medicare extender provisions supporting rural hospitals that expired on September 30, 2017. If Congress doesn't delay cuts to these programs by December 31st, reduced payments for rural hospitals could begin at the start of the year. (May require registration for full article.)
Because heavy, long-term cellphone use has been linked to cancer among other negative health consequences, the California Department of Public Health released guidelines last week on how to cut down on the risks.
The most prominent hypothesis is that the sperm of older men has accumulated many spontaneous mutations that the men pass along to their children. In other public health news: stress and the holidays; replacement organs on demand; antibiotics and sexually transmitted diseases; cancer patients; forgetfulness in older adults; and more.
Doctors at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center are using a procedure called Subchondroplasty to give patients with damaged hips more treatment options and ultimately avoid replacement surgery.
The use of probiotics and xylitol chewing gum to alleviate sore throat symptoms -- as an alternative to antibiotics -- appears to have no effect, according to a randomized controlled trial (RCT) published in CMAJ.
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