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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!
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
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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!
Education, socioeconomic status, housing insecurity and education are among the well-established social determinants of health. One informatics association believes internet access should be included as well. In a letter to the Federal Communications Commission, the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) urged the federal agency to take steps to improve internet access for certain populations to allow for widespread use of health technology.
Artificial intelligence is changing the way physicians treat patients by using massive amounts of data to make a faster and more accurate medical diagnosis. But what happens when the machine is wrong? That inevitable scenario raises a host of thorny questions about who shoulders the blame for a medical error.
Medical errors and patient safety issues generated by health technology is not just an IT problem—it requires buy-in from a broad number of stakeholders in both the public and private sectors. That’s according to a report released by the Bipartisan Policy Center that offered three recommendations to promote health technology innovation while accounting for patient safety.
Grants for new exploratory and developmental research that will contribute to the evidence base of how health information technology (IT) improves healthcare quality and outcomes. -- Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Examines the history and progression of electronic health record (EHR) usage in rural hospitals across the U.S. Seeks to explain why rural hospitals, including Critical Access Hospitals, tend to lag behind their urban counterparts in EHR adoption, and makes policy recommendations for improving the meaningful use of EHRs in...
Blog post from the Indian Health Service (IHS) highlighting their Tribal Management Grant Program and announcing that they are accepting applications. These grants aim to prepare tribes and tribal organizations to assume all or part of existing IHS programs through the Indian Self Determination and Education Assistance Act. Applications are...
Radio interview with Dr. Elisha Yaghmai, the founder and CEO of FreeState Healthcare, formerly Vigilias Telehealth. Discussion focuses primarily on telemedicine, including federal regulations that can act as barriers, the misconception that providing telemedicine has to be expensive for healthcare providers, and the variability of telemedicine coverage from private insurers,...
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Rural Utilities Service (RUS) has announced that they will be offering grants of up to $500,000 through their Distance Learning and Telemedicine (DLT) Grant Program in order to improve rural access to education and healthcare. Special consideration will be given to "Promise Zones," or...
EuroPCR 2017, the official annual meeting of the European Association for Percutaneous Cardiovascular Interventions, pushed back barriers in bringing together young and established interventional cardiologists to learn from past successes, build understanding and experience of new percutaneous interventional approaches, and develop innovations for the future at this year's course held...
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