RTI Donates $87,000 to Red Cross for Philippines Typhoon Relief Efforts
RTI International and its staff members donated $87,395 to the American Red Cross Typhoon Appeal Fund for Typhoon Haiyan victims in the Philippines.
National workgroup health IT roadmap recommends focus on improving patient engagement, data exchange
The Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI) Foundation, a leading authority on the use of Health IT to improve healthcare information exchange, in partnership with researchers at RTI International and other industry leaders announced recommendations to serve as a new roadmap for Health IT over the next decade.
RTI International processing innovative chip packaging technology – Quilt Packaging
RTI International has partnered with Indiana Integrated Circuits, LLC (IIC) to provide processing for an innovative chip packaging technology known as Quilt Packaging® in silicon based devices.
RTI International develops online tool measuring NC economic development, business climate, job growth
As part of a contract with the North Carolina Chamber Foundation, RTI International developed an online tool to track North Carolina’s progress in economic development, business climate and job growth
Don Bailey appointed chair of RTI Fellow Program
Don Bailey, distinguished fellow at RTI International has been elected chair of the RTI Fellow Program.
RTI International Continues Work to Strengthen Education in Indonesia
As part of an effort to improve the quality of teaching and reading in early grades, RTI International will conduct a national Early Grade Reading Assessment and Snapshot of School Management Survey in Indonesia.
New Book Offers Insight into Significant Role of Social Media in Survey Research
Researchers have long used surveys as a means for collecting data on a wide range of issues, from health and sociology to politics and economics, but unless methodologies change to adapt to the new social networking landscape, antiquated approaches and tools may hamper the work of many scientists, according to a new book by researchers at RTI International.
RTI International receives additional funding from Gates Foundation to advance toilet reinvention
RTI received additional funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Reinvent the Toilet Challenge to further develop an off-grid toilet—targeted at developing nations—that converts human waste into burnable fuel, stored energy and disinfected, non-potable water through a new biomass conversion unit. The novel waste treatment system could significantly improve public health and quality of life among people in less developed countries.
Study: Reducing high rates of cervical cancer deaths in India requires research to ensure cancer screening efforts are widely accepted
Available cancer screening tools could greatly reduce cervical cancer deaths India, but there is a lack of understanding of how to ensure cervical cancer prevention efforts are effectively implemented and widely accepted, according to new research by RTI International, St. John’s Research Institute, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the Public Health Foundation of India.