News tagged with health care

1930s electricity coops takes Internet initiative

The Delta-Montrose Electric Association's recent decision to start a broadband company reflects frustrations across rural America that being unconnected hurts business, hampers access to health care and leaves students behind.

dateFeb 14, 2016 in Telecom
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When poverty becomes disease

Talmadge King Jr., MD, dean of the UCSF School of Medicine, tells the story of an ER physician who had lost a document and was searching frantically for it in the garbage bins behind Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital ...

dateJan 07, 2016 in Social Sciences
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