Commissioner Rosenworcel Calls Telemedicine a Solution to Lowering Healthcare Costs and Improving Quality
Broadband's Impact, Health
July 3rd, 2013
TweetWASHINGTON, July 3, 2013 – Federal Communications Commission Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel discussed the increasingly important role of telemedicine at the American Telemedicine Association Policy Summit on Friday. Rosenworcel described the growing use of telemedicine, with 10 million Americans benefitting from it in the last year. She highlighted its ability to bring specialists to people who [...]
Leveraging Funding from Government Programs, Incentives to Share Information and Faster Broadband Speeds are Key to Maximizing Health IT Broadband
Broadband Stimulus, Broadband TV, Broadband's Impact, Education, FCC, Health, Mobile Broadband, National Broadband Plan, NTIA, Rural Utilities Service, Spectrum, States, Tribal Broadband, Universal Service, Wireless
March 23rd, 2012
TweetWASHINGTON, Friday March 23, 2012 – On Tuesday March 20th federal regulatory administrators, state health and broadband officials and private health IT and technology experts met in Washington to discuss “Maximizing US Health IT and Broadband Investment” at BroadbandBreakfast.com’s monthly breakfast and panel discussion. In the session, the speakers agreed that there is both humanitarian and [...]
High Speed Connections Vital to Promote Telemedicine, FCC Panelists Say
FCC Workshops, National Broadband Plan
September 27th, 2009
WASHINGTON, September 15, 2009 – Most hospitals are unable to effectively use telemedicine because of the lack of a truly high-speed connection, said Douglas Van Houweling, CEO of Internet2, speaking at the Federal Communications Commission broadband workshop on September 15.
Definition of Innovative Programs at Issue at NTIA Roundtable
Broadband Stimulus, NTIA
March 17th, 2009
WASHINGTON, March 17, 2009 – Broadband adoption is widely viewed as spurring innovation, but $7.2 billion had stakeholders gathered at Monday’s public meeting on broadband funding to offer comments on what sort of “innovative programs” could make best use of the funding.