RTI International to support effort to reduce blindness caused by trachoma in Mozambique
As part of an effort to end blindness caused by trachoma, the Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust named RTI International the coordinating agency to provide essential support to the Mozambique Trachoma Control Programme for scaling-up trichiasis surgery in Mozambique through implementing partners Sightsavers and Light for the World.
New radio show to feature stories from social science, hosted by RTI International’s Brian Southwell
A new radio show on WNCU-FM (90.7 in the Raleigh-Durham broadcast market) will feature stories from social science and interviews by host Brian Southwell, Ph.D., director of the Science in the Public Sphere Program at RTI International.
New imaging catheter for treatment of heart disease could reduce cardiac intervention complications
An emerging 3-D imaging catheter aims to provide cardiologists with a live view from inside the heart during cardiac catheterizations. Developed by RTI International, the catheter contains an ultrasound microarray made using semiconductor circuit fabrication that can provide unprecedented volumetric field-of-view, in real time.
Task force members named for health IT safety center road map
RTI International has announced the members of a task force helping create a road map for the development of a national health IT safety center.
New higher education project launches in El Salvador, aims to boost economic growth
The $22 million project – implemented by RTI International - will run through 2019 and aims to improve higher education in El Salvador to boost Salvadoran competitiveness and economic growth. The project contributes to El Salvador’s Partnership for Growth Presidential Initiative (PFG).
Linda Dimitropoulos to serve on national health IT patient safety expert panel
Linda Dimitropoulos, Ph.D., director of the Center for the Advancement of Health IT at RTI International, has been selected to join the National Quality Forum’s Health IT Patient Safety Expert Panel for the Prioritization and Identification of Health IT and Patient Safety Measures project.
Report: The pros and cons of using big data to monitor drug safety
A new report by researchers at RTI Health Solutions (RTI-HS) and parent company RTI International, found that although healthcare databases have allowed for greater access to real world medical data, using databases to evaluate the safety of medical products is complex and requires careful research consideration.
RTI International to use social media data for e-cigarette surveillance and policy research
RTI International will pursue how the use of social media data can help researchers understand the proliferation of electronic cigarettes as part of research project grant from the National Institutes of Health Collaborative Research on Addiction initiative and the National Cancer Institute.
RTI International awarded USAID indefinite quantity contract to improve urban and local governance
RTI International has been named a prime contractor on the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) “Making Cities Work” indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract (IDIQ).
New RTI Press policy brief offers framework for developing Ebola-related organizational policies and procedures
In response to the unprecedented Ebola outbreak in West Africa and its implications for global organizations, RTI International has developed a framework to guide the development of Ebola-related policies and procedures for institutions and companies.
RTI International to hold 3D Architectures for Semiconductor Integration and Packaging Conference
The upcoming 3D Architectures for Semiconductor Integration and Packaging (3D ASIP) Conference will provide an opportunity for leaders from around the world to come together to discuss industry efforts and technology surrounding 2.5/3D device and systems integration and packaging.