Tag: Federal Communications Commission

Innovation, Med Tech

Lack of access to broadband hampering telehealth for veterans

May 2, 2019

Via: Health Data Management

Broadband connectivity is critical to meet the healthcare needs of veterans, particularly in rural areas. However, 2.2 million veteran households lack either fixed or mobile broadband connections at home. That’s among the findings of a report by the Federal Communications […]


Furloughed feds’ health coverage intact, but shutdown still complicates things

January 18, 2019

Via: The Medical News

Joseph Daskalakis’ son was born New Year’s Eve, a little over a week into the current government shutdown, and about 10 weeks before he was expected. Little Oliver ended up in a specialized neonatal intensive care unit, the only one […]


FCC supports rural broadband deployments to enable telehealth

August 17, 2018

Via: Health Data Management

The Federal Communications Commission is putting its money where its mouth is when it comes to ensuring that rural Americans are able to connect to quality healthcare through the deployment of high-speed broadband. Earlier this month, the FCC unanimously approved […]