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Califf: Hire Community Health Workers To Help Patients Use Digital Tech

By Beth Wang / January 13, 2022 at 9:49 AM
FDA Commissioner-nominee Robert Califf wants to see community health workers get paid to help people in rural and underserved areas figure out how to use digital health tools and technology, as use of telehealth increases and more digital health tools make their way into the research space. There also needs to be equitable access to technology, Califf says, noting that Congress’ $65 billion investment in broadband, which was included in a broader infrastructure bill that passed in November , is...


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