Connecting Care: The NC TeleHealth Network Program for Hospitals (NCTN) – A Community Hospital Broadband Network for North Carolina

Organization:
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Amount:
$99,473.00
Program Area:
UNC-CH Initiative
County of Applicant:
Orange
Description:

This Golden LEAF grant will support efforts to prepare North Carolina public nonprofit hospitals to leverage $6.1 million in funding from the Federal Communications Commission to establish a high speed, dedicated, broadband network connecting public nonprofit hospitals across North Carolina. The work should also assist public nonprofit hospitals prepare to access stimulus funding available for early adoption of electronic medical records. In addition, the program is expected to lead to the creation of jobs in the healthcare and information technology sectors.

Contact:
Dr. John W. Graham Office of Sponsored Research (OSR) 104 Airport Drive, Suite 2200, CB #1350 Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599-1350 919-360-3000
Areas Served:
Statewide

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