Indiana Fiber Network to Attend The Indiana Rural Health Association’s (IRHA) 15th Annual Indiana Public Policy Forum

irha-logoIndiana Fiber Network, LLC will be attending IRHA’s 15th Annual Indiana Public Policy Forum on January 23, 2018, at The Hyatt Regency in Indianapolis.  This year’s conference agenda includes; Healthcare Issues from the State Perspective and Plan for a Healthier Indiana, Reducing Indiana Infant Mortality, and Healthcare Issues from the National Perspective and Post-Election Impact on Rural Health.

About Indiana Rural Health Association (IRHA)

IRHA is a not-for-profit corporation developed for the purpose of improving the health of all Indiana citizens in rural settings through leadership, education, advocacy, collaboration, and resource development. One of the programs that we administrate is the Indiana Telehealth Network (ITN), which currently has 72 participants around the state, including 24 Critical Access Hospitals, 4 rural hospitals, 5 urban partner hospitals, 5 Rural Health Clinics, 7 Federally Qualified Health Centers, and 27 Community Mental Health Centers.

The mission of the ITN is to improve the health and well-being of Indiana residents through the utilization of a dedicated broadband health network to deliver telehealth applications including, but not limited to, telemedicine, health information exchange, distance education and training, public health surveillance, emergency preparedness and trauma system development. More information on the ITN can be found on the IRHA website at www.indianaruralhealth.org under Programs/Indiana Telehealth Network.

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