Rep. Arrington (TX) Defends Investment in Rural Healthcare
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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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Report highlights a program that provides loan and grant funding to expand rural access to broadband service. Details the program's eligibility requirements and compares it to other broadband programs offered by the Rural Utilities Service. -- Congressional Research Service
CMS eligible hospitals and Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) may be exempted from the Medicare Promoting Interoperability payment adjustment if they can show that compliance with the requirement for being a meaningful EHR user would result in a significant hardship. Eligible hospitals and CAHs may submit a hardship exception application each...
In the midst of rural hospital closures, some communities are collaborating to keep their hospitals open and even expand. A rural community in Alabama kept Lakeland Community Hospital open by taking ownership and increasing taxes. Kalispell Regional Healthcare opened a pediatric floor in Montana and McKenzie County Hospital in North...
Today, the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) awarded $20 million in grants to develop new rural residency programs as part of the Rural Residency Planning and Development Program (RRPD). The grant recipients span 21 states and will develop rural residency programs for family medicine, internal medicine, and psychiatry to...
Rural communities in several states with the highest per capita rate of opioid overdose deaths also had the highest portion of pain pills distributed by major drug companies, a new analysis from The Washington Post shows. West Virginia, Virginia, and Kentucky along the Appalachian Mountains were hit particularly hard. (Subscription...
Hot weather is here. That means it's the perfect time to go for a swim or relax in the shade. But before lathering on the sunscreen and heading outdoors, it's important to know the signs of heat-related injuries and how to stay cool when the temperatures soar.
Juul Labs, the nation's leading manufacturer of e-cigarettes, has hired as its medical director a prominent University of California researcher known for his work on the dangers nicotine poses for the adolescent brain.
The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson is delighted with the recent announcement from the World Health Organisation (WHO) to include abiraterone acetate (ZYTIGA®) for the treatment of metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC).
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