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Alaska's medical centers go online to diagnose strokes

...stroke from long-term disabilities or death now have a new telemedicine weapon in their arsenal to stop the fourth leading cause...spokeswoman Kjerstin Lastufka. REACH is one of more than 200 telemedicine spoke systems available in the United States. "We picked...
Photo: REACHing for new technology

...laptop and Internet connection. The new service is a partnership with Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage. The telemedicine technology was developed by REACH Call Inc. of Augusta, Ga. and more than 80 hospitals across the country are using the...
Kelly introduces Medicaid reform bill

...department to adopt regulations for a reform program including things like referrals to community services, expanded use of telemedicine and a redesigned payment process. It calls for a demonstration project to reduce non-urgent use of emergency services...
Walker: Expand Medicaid

...Indian Health Service beneficiaries through tribal health facilities, as well as pursue demonstration projects and enhance telemedicine capability.The bill also calls on the department to consult with affected parties and submit to the legislature by next...
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BRH CEO talks disaster preparedness

...number are cardiac related."The hospital will continue to maintain partnerships with Anchorage and Seattle hospitals using telemedicine to help provide better patient care without having to necessarily send patients outside of Juneau. The final question was...
Super fast Internet for all Alaskans - by 2020?

...percent increase in broadband adoption would add $67.7 million to Alaska's economy. The report says distance education, telemedicine and emergency response systems would greatly improve and that better opportunities for technology-driven businesses would...
State Briefs

...quickly and easily." Federal grant aids telemedicine efforts ANCHORAGE - The U.S. Department...Agriculture has awarded distance learning and telemedicine grants to two Alaska health organizations...Consortium. The consortium provides direct telemedicine services to 165 rural and remote communities...
Sitka Planned Parenthood clinic getting smaller

...February, and offer services through "telemedicine."The office will be staffed, but...The Sitka clinic has been using telemedicine for at least the last year, Simon...Planned Parenthood would like to expand telemedicine in Alaska, bringing services to smaller...
Ulmer and Murkowski present visions of health care

...improving services, such as long-term care for seniors and telemedicine. Ulmer pledged that as governor, she would join with other...just stumble into the future," Ulmer said. Ulmer said telemedicine, which uses Internet technology to let specialists examine...
Doctors, biologists gather to discuss remote medicine

...These techniques, called biotelemetry, allow doctors to treat patients at other locations. ``Remote patient monitoring, telemedicine, all of these have a lot of application to the state,'' said John Eiler, president of the International Society on Biotelemetry...


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