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FCC’s COVID-19 Telehealth Program Application Portal Opens on Monday

The FCC begins accepting applications for its $200 million COVID-19 Telehealth Program, which will help eligible providers purchase infrastructure, services, and devices needed to offer telemedicine during the pandemic.

Apple Responds to Senators Questioning Privacy of Covid-19 Tools

Apple responds to privacy concerns related to its COVID-19 screening app and website, stressing that the tools don’t collect user data, and that they are not bound by HIPAA guidelines.

Rapid roll-out of telehealth services in Iowa: ‘We’re just going crazy with it,’ one doctor says

Health systems in Iowa see telemedicine utilization rates skyrocket as reimbursement restrictions are lifted in light of COVID-19, prompting many to hope that virtual care will become part of their new normal after the pandemic has passed.

Mobilizing AI for Health to fight against COVID-19

As part of its AI for Health project, Microsoft will donate $20 million to advance the use of AI in the fight against COVID-19, particularly in the areas of data and insights, hospital resource allocation, treatment and diagnostics, research, and information dissemination.



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