TITLE

Leveraging Connections

AUTHOR(S)
Gibbons, Kent
PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
Multichannel News;1/24/2011, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p33
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
In this article, the author discusses the California Telehealth Network (CTN) which was run by former Charter Communications West Division president Eric Brown as an approach to expand the health care access in underserved and rural areas through the expansion of the broadband connections.
ACCESSION #
57582117

 

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