April 2008
Health Facilities Management;Apr2008, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p6
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The article reports on the $4.2 million Rural Health Care Pilot Program grant awarded to the Arkansas Telehealth Network by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC). The financial assistance is reportedly aimed at enhancing the four existing telehealth networks in Arkansas. Under the grant, recipients can support 85 percent of the costs of designing and constructing their high-speed broadband healthcare networks.


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