December 3, 2019
The US Department of Agriculture announced new grant investments in late November for infrastructure aimed at expanding education and healthcare access among rural US residents.
The full bundle consists of 133 grants totaling $42.5 million, and are spread across 37 states and two US territories.
WHAT’S THE IMPACT
Roughly half of these grants are being allotted for telemedicine-focused projects,...
September 21, 2017
Cambridge, Massachusetts-based HealthRhythms has received a $2.1 million grant from the NIH to continue investigating smartphone-based behavioral health interventions.
By passively collecting various areas of users’ daily patterns, such as physical activity, sleep, and frequency of social interactions, the company aims to combat users’ depression or anxiety with behavioral suggestions customized...
October 13, 2015
More and more health insurers are embracing telemedicine as a way to provide lower-cost care to a large swath of covered patients. But at least one health insurer, CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, is investing heavily in bringing telemedicine to those who might otherwise not have access to it.
The payer, which covers Maryland, northern Virginia, and the District of Columbia, is offering $3 million...
September 2, 2009
The Center for Technology and Aging announced a $500,000 grant program for medication optimization, which includes adherence and related issues. The center is offering up to six one-year grants to organizations that propose programs that benefit older adults in California. One or two grants will be made available to those groups with programs in other areas, the center said.