Telehealth

FCC Provides Guidance on Rural Rates in Rural Health Care Telecommunications Program

The funding year (FY) 2019 application filing window for the Rural Health Care Universal Service Support Mechanism (RHC Program) opened on February 1, 2019 and will run through May 31, 2019. To assist eligible health care providers participating i

Creative Orientation Means Success In Broadband and Telehealth

Two years ago I wrote that community broadband builders have two options for network deployment: they could use the problem-solving approach or the creation orie

North Dakota Bill Would Set New Terms for Telemedicine

A bill in the North Dakota Senate would require patients to do a video or in-person examination for their initial visit with a telemedicine provider.

Sens Manchin, Sullivan lift hold on FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr

Sen Joe Manchin (D-WV) lifted his hold on Federal Communications Commissioner Brendan Carr after the agency promised to prioritize rolling out funding for wireless broadband in rural areas.

Chairman Pai Remarks at Veterans Affairs Telehealth Summit

The Department of Veterans Affairs has been aggressively implementing telehealth services. And at the Federal Communications Commission, we’ve been working to seize the opportunities of connected health for all Americans, including veterans.

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Schools Health and Libraries Broadband Coalition

Date: 
Tue, 12/11/2018 - 13:00

Rural Health Care (RHC) Program participants have been asking a lot of questions over the last few months - both about the uncertain future of the program and about FY2018 funding requests. But the biggest question of all for FY2018 applicants is simply, "When will I know if my funding has been approved?"



Sen Sullivan Still Blocking FCC Nominations Despite Time with Pai

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai, flanked by advisers, spent roughly two hours in Sen.

USDA Announces Funding to Increase Access to Education, Workforce Training and Health Care Opportunities in Rural Communities

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced that the US Department of Agriculture is awarding grants for 128 projects to increase access to job training, educational and health care services in rural areas.

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Internet Innovation Alliance

Date: 
Wed, 10/31/2018 - 10:00 to 12:00

Welcome & Intros: Congressman Rick Boucher, IIA Honorary Chairman

SESSION 1: Policy Prescription to Advance Telemedicine

Panel moderated by Dr. Karen Rheuban, Medical Director, Office of Telemedicine and Pediatrics, University of Virginia School of Health



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Federal Communications Commission

Date: 
Thu, 11/01/2018 - 14:00

A conference call open to all Tribal governments, members and organizations to provide an overview of and answer questions about a Notice of Inquiry seeking comment on creating an experimental “Connected Care Pilot Program” to support the delivery of telehealth services to low-income Americans through universal service fund support.