What You Should Know: – FCC releases Public Notice providing additional information and guidance for potential applicants interested in applying for its Connected Care Pilot Program. – The Connected Care Pilot Program will provide up to $100 million from the Universal Service Fund (USF) over… Read More »FCC Releases Guidance for $100M Connected Care Pilot Program
What You Should Know: – Agencies sign a memorandum of understanding to establish an interagency Rural Telehealth Initiative Task Force comprised of representatives from each agency to keep rural Americans connected to vital health services. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC), U.S. Department of Health and… Read More »FCC, HHS, and USDA Team Up for Rural Telehealth Initiative Task Force
Irv Lichtenwald, President & CEO of Medsphere Systems Corporation In the late 1940s, the United Kingdom was busily reassembling country and what remained of the empire in the aftermath of World War II. Among many revelations, the war had convinced Britain’s leaders of the need… Read More »COVID-19 Underscores Why Certain Aspects of the American Healthcare System Should Change Forever
What You Should Know: – Cerner announced a new offering, CommunityWorks Foundations aimed at reducing costs and speeding up the implementation process for Rural and Critical Access Hospitals. – This much-needed offering caters to small rural healthcare providers, who often face challenges such as geographic… Read More »Cerner Launches New Cloud-Based Offering for Rural and Critical Access Hospitals
Ernie Ianace, EVP Sales and Marketing at VitalTech “The numbers don’t lie,” is a famous old adage and quite appropriate with regard to the rapid rise and deployment of telehealth solutions in the medical community. It may have taken a global pandemic for society to… Read More »Telehealth’s Time Has Come. And It’s Here to Stay.
Episode 133 of Health in 2 Point 00 is brought to you by the letter P — that’s P for PBMs, of course. In this episode, Jess and I talk about Genome Medical extending their series B and getting another $14 million on top of… Read More »