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Brett Coughlin | August 19, 2019
One in an occasional series of ‘Where-are-they-now?’ posts about ONC Challenge Winners
We recently checked in with ClinicalBox and Lowell General Hospital about their progress since being selected as one of six winners of ONC’s 2015 Market Research and Development (R&D) Pilot Challenge in 2015.* This challenge broke down the barriers between promising start ups and healthcare stakeholders by helping early stage health information technology (health IT) companies connect with healthcare organizations that were willing to host pilot programs.
Brett Coughlin | June 16, 2014
Anti-aircraft artillery and abdominal aortic aneurysms have a couple of things in common. First, they are both known as ‘Triple A’ (AAA). Second, they both blow up.Read Full Post.
Brett Coughlin | April 17, 2014
Go where they are.
In this case, “they” represents rural veterans and Medicare patients. On their way to meet them is a group of Federal partners – including ONC, telecommunication companies – known in industry parlance as “telecos” — and other stakeholders who are pushing to bring broadband to the heartland.
Brett Coughlin | March 31, 2014
Connecting veterans with their health-care providers across the vast expanses of the country is not an easy task, but the White House Rural Health Council – with the help of ONC – has launched a pilot in Florida, Iowa, Nebraska and Minnesota to do just that.Read Full Post.
Brett Coughlin | March 6, 2014
Marrying public health and primary care coordination to improve population health using Health IT sounds like a no-brainer. It sounds easy, right? Maybe not, but a new initiative is bringing these three elements together in a bid to improve health, healthcare and control costs.Read Full Post.