Solving Rural Health Care Disparities
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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!
In its effort to collect health data from 1 million people, NIH has made it a priority to involve low-income and minority populations that are left out of medical research. But the agency overseeing the "All of Us" campaign will have to overcome significant distrust to convince participants to hand over sensitive genomic data.
As more people turn to their smartphone or computer to discuss mental health issues, regulators and industry leaders are faced with some difficult questions about how to adequately address the safety and efficacy of rapidly advancing chatbots. A trio of Stanford researchers is calling for "interim regulations" to chatbots to prevent foreseeable harms.
ONC officials announced on Thursday that the agency is pulling back on regulations governing EHR certification by allowing vendors to "self-declare" compliance with more than half of 2015 Edition certification criteria. The move came as a shock to health IT groups that were still grappling with the potential downstream impacts.
Presents the results of a 2016 survey of skilled nursing facilities related to the adoption and interoperability of electronic health records (EHRs) with data broken down by facility size, profit status, and rural/urban comparison. -- Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology
Self-assessment tool designed to help leaders identify organizational strengths and weaknesses, and determine a starting point for building a successful HIT network. -- National Rural Health Resource Center
A new report from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Receipt of Services for Substance Use and Mental Health Issues among Adults: Results from the 2016 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, found that only 10.8% of the 19.9 million adults that needed substance use treatment...
The newest Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) Rural Health Series found people in rural areas have a motor vehicle death rate 3-10 times higher than in urban areas. This is attributed to lower seat belt use in rural areas. Includes specific death...
Statement on the opioid epidemic and the intention to promote more widespread adoption of Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) to treat people struggling with opioid use disorder from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Scott Gottlieb. Includes the Drug Safety Communication the FDA distributed to healthcare providers and patients that...
The measure proposed by Sens. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and Bill Cassidy (R-La.) would disrupt the existing health system more than any of the measures considered so far this year, according to supporters and critics.
The latest GOP effort to "repeal and replace" the Affordable Care Act is getting a lot of attention, even if its passage seems unlikely. But there is far more to the measure than its changes to rules regarding preexisting health conditions.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Institute of Food and Agriculture today announced $21 million to help Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program participants increase their purchases of fruits and vegetables by providing incentives at the point of purchase.
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