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The Pathway to Connection for Healthcare: Meet NCTNA’s President, Dr. John Graham

From the Direct-Connection Monthly Newsletter. EDITION 1, 2024. Meet our President, Dr. John Graham, and learn how a project to improve health departments’ ability to access Electronic Medical Record (EMR) Systems evolved into a state-wide network of fiber broadband called the NC Telehealth Network Association.  DR. JOHN GRAHAM A VISIONARY LEADER Dr. John Graham is an […]

NCHBC Comments on NC Initial Proposal

NCHBC COMMENTS ON NC INITIAL PROPOSAL DECEMBER 2023 The NC Healthcare Broadband Coalition (NCHBC) welcomes the opportunity to submit comments for the NC Division of Broadband and Digital Equity to consider as it refines its drafts of the NC Initial Proposal.  With these comments, the NCHBC supports positive, key aspects of the current version of […]

NCHBC Monthly Bulletin: September 2023

Overview In response to a request from the Office of Digital Equity and Literacy, the NC Healthcare Broadband Coalition has completed a focus group assessment of the NC Healthcare -experience with telehealth. The findings show telehealth works, it is well-liked by patients, it is sustainable in the right context, it’s potential is being realized today […]

NCHBC Monthly Bulletin: August 2023

NC BEAD Five-Year Plan INTRODUCTION In our last bulletin, we described how the National Broadband Map had changed based on challenges made by state broadband offices and others like the NC Healthcare Broadband Coalition (NCHBC).  Based on version 2 of the map, which includes initial challenges, NTIA has allocated funding to the states, territories, and […]

Defining Direct-Connection Broadband for Healthcare Providers

Our valued members enjoy a direct connection to MCNC fiber that is exclusive to NCTNA’s health care providers. We say this often when we promote our services, but we feel it is important to explain what this really means for their connection.

NCHBC Comments on NC Broadband Plan

NCHBC COMMENTS ON NC BROADBAND PLAN JULY 2023 The North Carolina Healthcare Broadband Coalition (NCHBC) welcomes the opportunity to file these comments responding to the North Carolina Division of Broadband and Digital Equity draft of its State of NC BEAD Program Five-Year Plan.  With these comments, the NCHBC supports positive, key aspects of the current […]