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Tech Unlocks Global Access to Healthcare

Why women hold the key
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Jane Muthoni has lived with type 1 diabetes since she was 6 years old, but she didn’t know how to manage it until her second pregnancy. It’s one reason she made it her life’s work to educate others living with the disease.

As the Patient Engagement Lead for Medtronic LABSi in Kenya, she runs support groups in rural communities. She also trains a critical group of people — community health workers (CHWs), nearly all of whom are women.

Call for Applications on Telehealth Solutions by Businesses for Low-Income Populations in Colombia

A new programme by UNDP, in partnership with iNNPulsa Colombia MiLAB, is seeking applications by businesses with telehealth solutions for maternal, natal and pre-natal care in Colombia.
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ISTANBUL, December 21, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Business Call to action alongside UNDP Colombia, UNDP Accelerator Labs and MiLAB, the govtech laboratory operated by iNNpulsa Colombia, have opened a call for applications for businesses that have devised telehealth solutions around natal, prenatal and post-natal care.

FDA Proposes New Common Sense Rules on Medical Tech -Health Minute

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The Food and Drug Administration has proposed new rules on how health tech products should be regulated—or not. In a new report, the agency outlines three new categories, from high to low risk, based on potential risk to patient safety rather than on the tech platform used, as in previous practice.

Miami’s First Telemedicine-Enabled Mobile Medical Clinic to Make a Difference for Underserved Local Children

Children’s Health Fund, Verizon Foundation Kick Off National Health Information Technology Initiative to Enhance Healthcare for Patients, Communities in Need
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MIAMI, July 25, 2013 /3BL Media/ – About 15,000 children and family members across the country in need of healthcare will benefit from an innovative partnership under which 15 of the Children’s Health Fund’s mobile medical clinics will be equipped with the latest health information technology from the Verizon Foundation.

Currently Available Technology Can Transform Treatment and Care of Children With Chronic Diseases, New Report Says

White Paper Released by Boston Children’s Hospital and Verizon Foundation Details How Technology Can Improve Care and Lower Costs; Verizon’s Powerful Answers Award Presents Opportunity to Spur Further Innovative Solutions
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BASKING RIDGE, N.J., and BOSTON, June 18, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Technology could be the prescription for improving treatment outcomes, while reducing costs, for children suffering from chronic illnesses such as asthma and diabetes, according to a new report released on Tuesday (June 18) by the Verizon Foundation and Boston Children’s Hospital.

Telemedicine Program with University of Virginia Ties Expanding with Help from Verizon

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A program that connects rural communities to doctors from Virginia and around the globe is expanding.

The Verizon Foundation, Swinfen Charitable Trust and the University of Virginia Health System recently announced the expansion of an innovative telemedicine program.

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The Power of Technology Can Transform Healthcare and Save Lives.

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By: Kathryn C. Brown, Senior vice president of Public Policy Development and Corporate Responsibility, Verizon

University of Virginia Health System, Swinfen Charitable Trust and Verizon Foundation Join to Accelerate and Expand Global Telemedicine Program

Enhanced Telemedicine Model Links Patients in Underserved Countries to Specialty Care Worldwide Through New Mobile and Cloud Services
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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., May 30, 2012 /3BL Media/ – The Verizon Foundation, Swinfen Charitable Trust, and the University of Virginia Health System today announced – at the Social Innovation Summit – the expansion of an innovative telemedicine program into rural communities in India and the Philippines.  This program will utilize mobile- and cloud-based technology that will conne

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