FCC Chairman Wheeler Announces New Health Task Force


FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler has announced the formation of CONNECT2HEALTHFCC, a new Commission task force that will bring together public and private healthcare and technology stakeholders and FCC officials. The task force will consider ways to accelerate the adoption of health care technologies by leveraging broadband and other next-generation communications services. FCC Enforcement Bureau Chief Michele Ellison will leave her current post to serve as both task force Chair and the agency’s Deputy General Counsel. Ms. Ellison has been the Enforcement Bureau Chief since 2009 and also served as Chief of Staff during Commissioner Clyburn’s tenure as FCC Chairwoman.

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