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September 17, 2013
The 595-bed Children's Medical Center in Dallas is the one of the latest hospitals to move forward on the telehealth front, with the launch of its TeleNICU, billed as Texas' first neonatal telemedicine program.
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May 01, 2013
With legislative activity on telehealth reaching unprecedented levels in state capitals across the country, the ATA has created its first-ever State Policy Summit, which will be held Wednesday, May 8, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Room 19A/B of the Austin Convention Center.
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March 01, 2013
A raft of technologies including broadband, cloud computing, cheaper storage and mobile devices, among others, is driving the transformation. At the same time, market expectations regarding standards of care are changing, as are younger providers' relationship with health-specific IT.
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February 07, 2013
During the 2013 HIMSS Annual Conference & Exhibition, attendees can visit the over 13,000 square-foot Intelligent Hospital Pavilion (Booth 8711) at the Exhibition Hall on March 4, 5 and 6.
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January 10, 2013
The Federal Communications Commission will make $400 million available annually to healthcare providers to expand the development of broadband telehealth networks from a pilot to a permanent program. The pilot program has supported 50 provider healthcare networks in 38 states.
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December 20, 2012
The Healthcare Information Technology (IT) market in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) is on an upswing due to the healthcare industry’s and governments proactive efforts in establishing new hospitals and rolling out initiatives like the national e-health policy and WAREED – the largest health information system project by the Ministry of Health in the UAE that aims to put in place a fully integrated Health Information System across the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The increase in patient volume and healthcare data is due to the changing disease profile of the GCC population.
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December 03, 2012
The New England Telehealth Consortium has awarded a four-year contract worth more than $16 million to FairPoint Communications to provide carrier ethernet services to more than 400 healthcare sites in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont.
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November 08, 2012
Alabama Partnership for TeleHealth, Inc & Connecting ALABAMA, partnered for a successful first annual Connecting Alabama: Broadband & TeleHealth Summit with over 200 attendees. The Summit was Alabama’s first conference designed to bring together individuals and organizations interested in advancing broadband and telehealth services throughout the state. The Summit was held on October 17-19, 2012 at the beautiful and comfortable Marriott Legends at Capitol Hill, Prattville, Alabama.
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October 29, 2012
Harbin Clinic will ceremonially launch new high-speed broadband capabilities with a Thursday ribbon-cutting at one of its satellites, Armuchee Family Practice, 5470 Martha Berry Highway.
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September 12, 2012
Broadband networks are spurring improved quality and helping lower the cost of care in rural areas by reducing time to access of critical treatment and increasing the resources available to diagnose conditions.
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August 23, 2012
The Centers for Medicare and Medicare Services announced Thursday the final rule for Stage 2 meaningful use, with several adjustments being made to the initial proposals.
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August 16, 2012
Broadband networks are spurring improved quality and helping lower the cost of care in rural areas by reducing time to access of critical treatment and increasing the resources available to diagnose conditions.
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August 09, 2012
New York University and Polytechnic Institute of NYU (NYU-Poly) announced that National Instruments (NI) is joining them as the founding industrial sponsor in launching the world's first academic research center combining the exploration of advanced wireless technologies, computing and medical applications.
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July 10, 2012
The patient liberation movement is imminent. Weary from being tangled and tethered to hospital beds by medical wires, patients are ready for a new tide of patient care.
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June 12, 2012
This month marks the 20th anniversary of the watershed United Nations Conference on Environment and Development, colloquially known as the Earth Summit, which was held in Rio de Janeiro in 1992.
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May 24, 2012
The Federal Communications Commission voted today to set aside protected broadband spectrum for medical body area networks (MBANs), better enabling these wireless medical devices and setting the stage for big changes in the way patients are monitored.
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May 18, 2012
Federal officials will soon consider a plan to set aside broadband spectrum for wireless healthcare monitoring devices, opening the door to more and better uses both inside and outside the hospital setting.
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April 11, 2012
CapeNet LLC (CapeNet) announced today that it has chosen Ciena® Corporation and Integration Partners (a secure network communications integrator and Ciena BizConnect partner) to provide coherent optical transport and Carrier Ethernet solutions for the 350-mile fiber optic OpenCape Network. The network is currently being constructed in southeastern Massachusetts and on Cape Cod. Ciena’s coherent optical processing lays the foundation to increase network bandwidth from 10G to 100G and beyond.
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March 21, 2012
Engagement is a two way street. It takes both parties to create engagement, not just one or the other.
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January 10, 2012
It pays to be green. St. Charles Health System in Oregon cut its co-location power costs by 30 percent by leasing data storage space from a Tier III green disaster recovery center in its hometown. As a result of reduced data transport and co-location costs, St. Charles estimates a $7.1 million return on investment over a five-year period.
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