Verizon Foundation Healthcare Program Puts New Technologies in Patients Hands

Maryland Physician Magazine's Tracy M. Fitzgerald reports on foundation's healthcare investment
May 9, 2013 7:30 AM ET

By:  Tracy M. Fitzgerald

Most people agree – technology is rapidly changing the world we live in. And more than ever before, it is playing a crucial role in the evolution of healthcare delivery in the United States. Recognizing the importance of reducing healthcare disparities, improving access to care and empowering patients to be more active in management of their own health, the Verizon Foundation has introduced a philanthropic program, offering $13 million in grants and in-kind technology donations to healthcare researchers and innovators focused on the provision of quality care for women, children and seniors.

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