VA, Microsoft to expand rural broadband through partnership

Published by Becker’s Healthcare on May 23, 2019 By Emily Rappleye  The Department of Veterans Affairs and Microsoft are partnering to extend broadband internet connectivity in rural areas, improving access to services like telemedicine for 4.7 million veterans. The agreement was formalized in April and announced May 22. The partnership will help the VA provide more access to continuous care, …

Your Input Needed to Improve Wellness of Residents, Reduce Healthcare Costs in Michigan

For Immediate Release: May, 15, 2019 Contact: Jessica Denson, Director, Communications Email: Jdenson@connectednation.org Phone: 502-341-2024 Website: connectednation.org/Michigan Your Input Needed to Improve Wellness of Residents, Reduce Healthcare Costs in Michigan Osceola County, MI. (May 15, 2019) – Connect Michigan, in partnership with the Michigan Health Endowment Fund and AARP Michigan, is seeking input from area residents regarding how they use or would …

Telemedicine Stands to Offer New Horizons to the Healthcare Solutions Landscape

The following was published by Medical Product Outsourcing (MPO) by Saipriya Iyer, Global Market Insights Technology has lately been transforming the face of healthcare with each milestone invention. Telemedicine, a term often used interchangeably with telehealth and connected health, has been one of the most revolutionizing aspects in healthcare as of late, though the idea of contacting a healthcare professional …

Aging Americans Need Access Too

Bowling Green, Ky. (March 21, 2019) – National organizations as well as state and federal lawmakers agree – older Americans must have access to broadband and its related technologies. In a recent news release, AARP Georgia emphasized the importance of providing broadband services to senior citizens across the United States. To help do this, they are supporting House Bill 135 …

Missed Opportunities: How Doctors and Hospitals Can Better Communicate with Patients

Alma, Mich. (March 7, 2019) – Connected Nation’s Connected Communities program shows that Michigan healthcare providers may be missing out by not offering interactive online services to their patients. This is according to new data presented at the Michigan Academy for Science, Arts, and Letters last week at Alma College in Alma, Michigan. According to the findings, presented by CN’s …