telecommunications

By Dave Muoio July 11, 2019
The FCC’s Connected Care Pilot Program — a three-year, $100 million telehealth initiative that was first proposed last summer — took another step toward fruition yesterday with the commission’s unanimous vote to advance and seek public comment on the project. Alongside general questions on the program’s budgeting, duration and structure, the new Notice of Proposed Rulemaking is searching for...
By Chris Gullo August 30, 2011
Chicago-based ConversePoint announced this week its plans to develop a communications platform for the healthcare industry.  The company offered few details about the platform, but says it will use Qualcomm technology and support multiple mobile communication standards, carriers, and devices. ConversePoint website states that "messages from multiple peer points such as personal computers,...
By Brian Dolan February 19, 2010
Dr. Ted Eytan, the Medical Director for Delivery Systems Operations Improvement for the Permanente Federation, has penned an important post that offers up six distinctions between mobile health and eHealth -- Eytan emphasized that these are not reasons that mHealth is better than eHealth, just differences worth noting. Here's a quick redux (to understand the nuances, and there are many, be sure...