The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Rural Utilities Service (RUS) and
the U.S. Department of Commerce's National Telecommunications and
Information Administration (NTIA) announced awards totaling $1.8 billion
to 94 projects Wednesday. The projects
cover parts of 37 states...
... Healthcare systems in rural America will benefit from some of the $1.8
... Projects in Arkansas, California, Mississippi, Nevada, the U.S. Virgin
Islands and elsewhere have been awarded tens of millions of dollars to
bolster wireless projects ... Many projects are aimed at helping hospitals, providers and
other emergency responders...
... the Nevada Hospital
Association netted the group roughly $19.6 million to develop and
operate a statewide telemedicine network, while Mississippi is in line
for $70 million to help deploy a wireless broadband network for
hospitals and other providers...
See attachment below for list of projects awarded Wednesday...
Read on at: http://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20100818/NEWS/308189972
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