Tech Tidbits From Around NH

Paul College seeks organizations to work with students, alumni … and more
Dave Kjendal

Dave Kjendal, chief technology officer of Senet Inc., a Portsmouth-based provider of cloud-based software and services platforms for the Internet of Things, has been named to the board of directors of the LoRa Alliance. The alliance is a global association of companies backing the open LoRaWAN standard for low-power wide-area networks, the LoRa Alliance.

The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust has announced a grant of $593,736 to Dartmouth-Hitchcock to improve access to specialty care for people living with Crohn’s disease across northern New England. Dartmouth-Hitchcock will expand its current telemedicine program for inflammatory bowel disease, or IBD, creating a Virtual IBD Center to extend its Crohn’s disease services across Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine.

With the funding, the IBD Center will expand access to its holistic care for people with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. This will include gastroenterologists with expertise in Crohn’s disease management and treatment, a Crohn’s disease nurse coordinator, and additional support from a psychologist, dietician, and a pharmacist.

U.S. Sens. Jeanne Shaheen, D-NH, and Tina Smith, D-Minn., have introduced legislation to help healthcare providers in delivering telehealth services and ensuring patients can continue to access health care from the safety of home amid the coronavirus pandemic. The Health Care at Home Act would prohibit restrictions on conditions that can be managed remotely and provide parity for coverage and reimbursement of mental and physical health services furnished through telehealth.

The Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics at the University of New Hampshire is inviting startups, established businesses, nonprofits and government institutions to engage with undergraduate students and new alumni on corporate consulting projects. Proposals will be reviewed and projects selected by the week of June 8. Students will work on projects from June 15 until August 10.

Officials said many students and recent graduates are unable to experience summer internships or begin jobs due to Covid-19 and they are seeking opportunities to continue building expertise by working with outside organizations on real-world projects. Project proposals or problem statements should be submitted by 5 p.m. Monday, June 1, at paulcollege.unh.edu. For more information about the program, contact Kimberly Clark, director of career and professional success, at Kimberly.Clark@unh.edu.

The SpotOn Virtual Fence dog containment and tracking system has won a Gold Stevie Award in the New Product – Consumer Electronics category in The 18th Annual American Business Awards competition. The SpotOn Virtual Fence lets dog owners set up a virtual containment area wherever they are. The also offers satellite tracking in the event that the dog leaves the area as well as the ability to store fences at up to 10 locations. The awards will be virtually presented during a live event on Wednesday, Aug 5.

Nashua-based RegDOX Solutions Inc., provider of services to secure and exchange documents and files in the cloud while complying with Federal cybersecurity mandates governing controlled unclassified information (CUI), has launched the RegDOX Long-Term Storage solution for archiving CUI in the cloud while enabling persistent compliance with those regulatory requirements.

“With the RegDOX Long-Term Storage Solution, we are able to meet the need for required retention periods while achieving our shared goals of low-cost, immediate accessibility and immediately available reports of continued CUI compliance,” said William O’Brien, president and chief operating officer of RegDOX.

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