News tagged with healthcare

Platinum Telehealth Initiative Sponsor McDermott Will and Emery LLP Chosen as Lawfirm of the Year
Law Firm wins prestigious award from U.S. News
Illinois Telehealth Initiative Launched to Improve Adoption

Several hospitals and technology companies have come together to start the Illinois Telehealth Initiative.

Experts Discuss 4 Major Barriers to Telehealth Adoption

While technology has reached a level where high-quality virtual consultations with physicians can take place, policy issues have slowed the expansion of telehealth practices in the U.S.

US Ignite Summit Demos Next-Gen Applications, Convenes Tech and Community Leaders

CHICAGO, July 3, 2013 – The future of the internet isn’t just another social network or addicting game. It’s about making our society better, safer, smarter and more productive with next-generation applications running on ultra-fast gigabit connections. 


Inaugural Broadband Telemedicine Summit Convenes Top Healthcare Technology Authorities
Broadband Illinois convened the inaugural Broadband Telemedicine Summit on Monday, May 20, bringing together healthcare leaders, government officials and broadband enthusiasts from three states to discuss how high-speed internet is revolutionizing the medical industry.
Last Day for Earlybird Registration, Lowery Confirmed as Keynote Speaker, Bluebird is Major Sponsor

Organizers of the inaugural Broadband Telemedicine Summit are reminding potential guests that today, Monday, April 15, is the final day to register under the discounted earlybird rate of $50.

Earlybird Registration Available for Broadband Telemedicine Summit
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois, April 1, 2013 – Organizers of the inaugural Broadband Telemedicine Summit today announced more affordable categories of pricing tiers and robust additions to the event’s agenda.
 
Participants who register for the summit before April 15 are eligible for an early bird rate of $50. Discounts for students and public interest organizations are also available.
Telemedicine Summit to Bring Together Healthcare Leaders from 3 States

SPRINGFIELD, Illinois, March 13, 2013 – A first-of-its-kind telemedicine event is bringing together healthcare leaders, government officials and broadband enthusiasts from 3 states to discuss how high-speed internet is revolutionizing the medical industry. 

News from Broadband Illinois, June 28th, 2012
Read about Gov. Quinn's Gigabit Challenge, the Central eTeam's first meeting, and upcoming events with Broadband Illinois.
New study quantifies the impact of broadband speed on GDP
A new report released shows that increasing broadband speeds and broadband penetration for an economy increases the GDP.
National Funding Opportunities for Technology to Address Social Issues
The Verizon Foundation is offering grants to nonprofit organizations throughout the nation that use technology-based approaches to domestic violence prevention, improving education, literacy or healthcare.
Healthcare and a Digital Card in Every Pocket

Healthcare and a Digital Card in every pocket

It is fit that Broadband Illinois – with its focus on Broadband for Better Lives -- begin its regular Broadband Voices Blog with the topic Life and Health.  Healthcare is also National Need #1 in FCC National Broadband Plan issued in 2010.  http://www.broadband.gov/