Bob Brown and Steven Waldren, MD, outline the goals and the need for their joint effort, the Cure Project. The gist: Harness the healthcare community to define what IT functions various care settings need to the benefit of both providers and vendors. Just don't get hung up on what the technologies are called.
The Department of Veterans Affairs recently awarded 33 grants to VA facilities for projects that will improve emergency health care services for women Veterans, expand women’s health education programs for VA staff, and offer telehealth programs to female Veterans in rural areas.
Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), a provider of broadband satellite solutions and services and managed network and application services, today announced that it has been awarded a four year contract by the New England Telehealth Consortium (NETC) to provide high-speed satellite services for mobile telehealth clinics throughout rural communities in Northern New England.
In 2013, HIEs may be evolving in regions where there previously wasn't a huge need for information sharing. 2013 is also likely to bring a new focus on HIE interoperability, sustainability and clinical and business value.