Navigating the FCC Rural Health Care Program
Lack of specialized treatment facilities — even limited access to primary medicine — means rural patients may have to travel long distances, wait months for appointments or forgo care. Digital connectivity at health facilities has the power to transform experiences for these patients. When healthcare providers have advanced connectivity networks, rural populations have the hope of life-saving care from skilled providers, anywhere in the world. It gives health systems a way to meet provider and budget shortfalls head on. And it can help clinicians engage and educate patients by making personalized health information available electronically. In this guide, you’ll find information on the program and guidance for selecting essential connectivity solutions.