Rural Healthcare Symposium Wrap Up
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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!
Boston Children's Hospital CEO Sandra L. Fenwick says with 70% of patients coming from other healthcare providers, most patient data "reside in another system's network." This reflects a common problem in the industry where hospitals are forced to piece together "sporadic" data from patient encounters.
Representatives from California and Kansas have introduced a new bill that would mimic the Meaningful Use program for behavioral health providers by offering incentives to those that adopt certified EHRs. The lawmakers said the bill would "put mental health on a level playing field" with the rest of the industry.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) launched a revised web tool to help educate the healthcare industry and consumers on breaches of health information, including how to identify them. The HIPAA Breach Reporting Tool (HBRT) is aimed at providing transparency about breaches...
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) is seeking applicants to fill two open positions on the Health Information Technology Advisory Committee (HITAC). HITAC members serve three-year, unpaid terms and make recommendations to the National Coordinator on ways to advance an interoperable HIT infrastructure. Applications must...
Details health concerns related to the total solar eclipse that will be visible in a path across the U.S. on August 21, 2017. It is anticipated that millions of people will travel to locations across the country to view it, but because these sites are not yet officially sponsored, resources...
Radio interview with Andy Fosmire, the Vice President for Rural Health of the Oklahoma Hospital Association. Discussion includes rural hospital closures and the risk in Oklahoma, the work of the Oklahoma Hospital Association especially as it relates to rural hospitals, and a 24-hour outpatient hospital model the Oklahoma Hospital Association...
Details the findings of a new study funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) that revealed that lack of access to affordable health insurance is one of the biggest concerns of American farmers. According to this study, 73% of farmers said that having insurance was an important or very...
Siemens Healthineers announced today its strategic alliance with Relaymed to bring customers secure, cloud-based connectivity for Siemens DCA Vantage Analyzer and CLINITEK Status point-of-care instruments.
Aaron Albaugh peered out from under the brim of his cowboy hat, surveying the acres of hayfields in front of him. The fourth-generation rancher has raised about 450 cattle this year, in this remote corner of Lassen County, Calif.
Siemens Healthineers announced today the company is expanding its informatics capabilities for point-of-care testing with the acquisition of Conworx Technology GmbH, the Berlin-based developer of point-of-care device interfaces and data management solutions.
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