• Today, September 24, 2012, at 2:00 pm Eastern, the mHealth Task Force will unveil its findings and recommendations regarding the use of mobile devices to improve health care. Earlier this year, the FCC convened the Task Force, led by Co-Chairs Julian Goldman of Partners Healthcare System, Robert Jarrin of Qualcomm, and Douglas Trauner of Health Analytics Services. The event will be held at The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, 1101 K Street NW, Suite 610A, Washington, D.C. For more information about the event, click here.
  • Reply Comments on the FCC Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking regarding medical body area networks (MBANs), and specifically the proposed procedures to pick an entity to coordinate MBAN use, are due September 28, 2012. ET Dockets No. 08-59 and 12-54. The FNPRM, which was combined with a First Report and Order, is available here.
  • As reported on September 4, the Maryland Public Service Commission seeks comment by October 1, 2012 on the risks of electrical overheating and malfunction posed by smart meters. The MPSC Notice of Opportunity to Comment is available here.