Biography for Sara Jackson
Sara Waldrop Jackson is the editor of FierceMobileHealthcare, and a veteran technology, business and healthcare editor who holds a Bachelor's of Journalism from the University of Missouri School of Journalism. During her 20-year career as an award-winning reporter and editor, she has broken stories about infant kidnappings at U.S. hospitals; multimillion-dollar IT company stock scams; and Medicare mistakes that cost U.S. businesses hundreds of thousands of dollars per year. But enough about healthcare! Sara has also reported on the joys of the professional croquet circuit (yes, there is one). A proud techno-geek, Sara also has an intense (and some say unhealthy) love of the Dallas Cowboys, indie movies and Ethiopian food. You can find her on LinkedIn; email her or follow her tweets @FierceHealthIT.
Articles by Sara Jackson
Twenty-nine states will share in $14 million of new rural grants from the US Dept. of Agriculture, the agency announced this week. The grants will be divided between telehealth programs and distance-learning initiatives.
It's not a comprehensive endorsement, but University of Pittsburgh researchers say video games can be a powerful tool for improving patient health, according to a study just published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.
The Federal Communications Commission is poised to open two segments of the wireless spectrum for medical patient monitoring, chairman Julius Genachowski said in a press conference in Washington, D.C. this morning.