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Affordable Connectivity Program Updates

NCHBC Monthly Bulletin: March 2023 NC Healthcare Broadband Bulletin Overview As we’ve noted in earlier bulletins, the most important barrier to the adoption of telehealth is broadband access, and one of the most important reasons for lack of access is affordability. A key provision in the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act was a $14.2B set […]

THE COMMUNITY DISCOUNT GUARANTEE PROGRAM

Learn more about how NCTNA protects our members who rely on the federally-funded discounts we secure on their behalf. These discounts can drastically reduce the cost of high-quality, direct-connection, medical-grade broadband– making it affordable and available to healthcare providers who may otherwise not be able to utilize this connectivity due to price-sensitivity. HOW NCTNA PROTECTS […]

NCHBC Monthly Bulletin: February 2023

NC Healthcare Broadband Bulletin Background As we begin 2024, this edition of the NC Healthcare Broadband Bulletin catches our readers up on the work of North Carolina’s Division of Broadband and Digital Equity’s over the last year or so.  The Division of Broadband & Digital Equity is charged with expanding the state’s broadband infrastructure to […]

INTRODUCING The NCTNA Member’s Carolina Connection Grant Program

Lighting the path toward access to care for all… We know that NCTNA’s affordable, best-in-class broadband improves the quality and accessibility of care for the providers we serve. We also know that no two healthcare organizations are the same—meaning budgets and dollars available for connectivity, equipment, technology, consulting, and other special projects can vary greatly. Our Member’s Carolina Connect […]

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 […]

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.