Communications technology-enabled solutions that can play an important role in the transformation of healthcare. Media coverage of health issues. And the impact of various media on health.
Health and Media
“Interoperability” isn’t a word most people hear every day. But when it comes to the future of patient-centered healthcare in the United States, few technological developments may prove to be more important.
Four years ago, I urged the Federal Communications Commission to create what is now known as the Connect2HealthFCC Task Force under then-Chairman Tom Wheeler.
[Speech] My approach when it comes to public safety issues, has been shaped by three, key guiding principles: people with accessibility and access challenges must benefit; we should do all we can to educate every consumer about these safety benefi
President Trump raises concerns about impact of violent movies: 'Maybe they have to put a rating system for that'
President Donald Trump warned about the influence of violence in movies while discussing school safety and mass shootings, suggesting it could be a contributing factor to recent mass shootings. "We have to look at the internet, because a lot of b
[Commentary] If you think middle-class children are being harmed by too much screen time, just consider how much greater the damage is to minority and disadvantaged kids, who spend much more time in front of screens. While some parents in more da
[Commentary] Lack of digital connectivity carries extremely high costs, but few areas reveal the opportunities and challenges of rural digital divides better than health care. Broadband has the power to conquer distance.
Simply and admittedly boldly put, broadband is, I believe, the public health tool, of, our, time. New thinking, innovative cross-sector collaborations, these hold significant promise, for the future of broadband and improved health, in rural Ameri
The gap between haves and have-nots in American health care isn't just driven by insurance and access to doctors.
The Schools, Health & Libraries Broadband (SHLB) Coalition, a broad-based membership organization that includes health providers and telehealth networks, filed comments with the Federal Communication Commission asking for an increase in fundin
9:00 a.m. Registration
9:30 a.m. Welcome and opening remarks
- Dr. Loel Solomon, vice president, community health, Kaiser Permanente
- James P. Steyer, CEO and founder, Common Sense
10:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m. The Truth About Tech: Industry's Role in Shaping Health and Democracy