Welcome & Intros: Congressman Rick Boucher, IIA Honorary Chairman
SESSION 1: Policy Prescription to Advance Telemedicine
Panel moderated by Dr. Karen Rheuban, Medical Director, Office of Telemedicine and Pediatrics, University of Virginia School of Health
A conference call open to all Tribal governments, members and organizations to provide an overview of and answer questions about a Notice of Inquiry seeking comment on creating an experimental “Connected Care Pilot Program” to support the delivery of telehealth services to low-income Americans through universal service fund support.
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai announced that the following items are tentatively on the agenda for the Nov Open Commission Meeting scheduled for Thursday, Nov 15, 2018:
Broadband connectivity is critical for many reasons, including access to quality healthcare. From remote patient monitoring to mobile health applications accessed via smartphones, tablets, or other devices, advances in telemedicine and telehealth technologies have impacted patient care and health outcomes far away from hospitals and doctors’ offices. Connected-care services significantly reduce economic and administrative costs for patients and healthcare providers.
The agenda at this meeting will feature a report from each of the Committee's Working Groups.
In Nov, during what we’ve dubbed Space Month, the Federal Communications Commission will take up nine items to ensure that America leads in the New Space Age, with an emphasis on cutting through the red tape. We start with improving a satellite-en
Over the past year, the Center for American Progress, Color of Change, Free Press, the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, the National Hispanic Media Coalition, and the Southern Poverty Law Center met with experts on terrorism, human rights, and technology around the world to gather insights on how hate operates online and how it can be stopped.
The Media Institute will honor veteran TV journalist Chris Wallace, anchor of “FOX News Sunday,” and media pioneer Cathy Hughes, founder and chairperson of Urban One, Inc.
Chris Wallace will receive the Freedom of Speech Award, while Cathy Hughes will receive the American Horizon Award. The master of ceremonies will be communications attorney and former FCC chairman Richard E. Wiley.
The Future of the Federal Trade Commission:
A Closer Look at the FTC's Competition and Consumer Protection Hearings
The National Museum and Library Services Board will meet to advise the Director of the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) with respect to duties, powers, and authority of IMLS relating to museum, library, and information services, as well as coordination of activities for the improvement of these services.
A plenary session (open to the public) will convene at 9:00 a.m., followed by an Executive Session (closed to the public) discussion of specific agreements and programs before the Board.