Tag Archives: Seeks

FCC seeks feedback on proposed $100M telehealth pilot program

The Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday adopted a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for a new $ 100 million Connected Care Pilot Program and is requesting public comment on the initiative. The three-year pilot is intended to boost the use of telehealth for low-income patients, veterans and rural Americans by leveraging the FCC’s existing Rural Health… Read More »

Aetna, Anthem pilot seeks blockchain potential in healthcare

Dive Brief: Aetna, Anthem, Health Care Service Corporation, IBM and PNC Bank are teaming up to design and develop a blockchain network aimed at improving transparency and interoperability in healthcare.  The goal is an inclusive blockchain network that members of multiple organizations across the healthcare ecosystem can use to securely share personal health information. Potential… Read More »

F.D.A. Seeks Restrictions on Teens’ Access to Flavored E-Cigarettes and a Ban on Menthol Cigarettes

The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday announced a series of restrictions aimed at combating a growing public health menace — flavored e-cigarettes and tobacco products that have lured young people into vaping and smoking. And in a bold regulatory move, the agency said it would move to outlaw two traditional tobacco products that disproportionately… Read More »