Health Information Technology

Sponsor: 

Health IT Now

Date: 
Tue, 01/22/2019 - 09:30

As the 116th Congress begins, policymakers on both sides of the aisle are looking for technology-enabled solutions to lower health costs and spur better outcomes for patients. 



Sponsor: 

Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology 

Department of Health and Human Services

Date: 
Thu, 11/29/2018 - 07:30 to Fri, 11/30/2018 - 16:00

The 2-day meeting will gather approximately 1,200 health IT partners and will include a combination of plenaries and breakout sessions each day.  The plenary sessions will include keynote addresses and panel discussions.

See full agenda https://www.healthit.gov/news/events/onc-2018-annual-meeting 



Sponsor: 

Schools Health and Libraries Broadband Coalition

Date: 
Tue, 12/11/2018 - 13:00

Rural Health Care (RHC) Program participants have been asking a lot of questions over the last few months - both about the uncertain future of the program and about FY2018 funding requests. But the biggest question of all for FY2018 applicants is simply, "When will I know if my funding has been approved?"



Chairman Pai Discusses FCC's Telehealth Work at Boston Conference

I'd like to share what we are doing at the Federal Communications Commission to seize the opportunities of connected health. 

Sponsor: 

Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy

Date: 
Thu, 11/01/2018 - 09:30 to 12:00

High-speed mobile broadband networks are being deployed across the U.S., creating transformative opportunities for all parts of the U.S. economy. Two sectors in particular are likely to benefit from the increased capacity, high reliability, and minimal latency that 5G networks offer: digital manufacturing and the provision of state-of-the-art healthcare.



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Effective, well thought-out, multi-faceted marketing can make your community broadband network more money and can cost less than sales teams alone.

Telemedicine Could Help Fill the Gaps in America's Health Care

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