Small Internet Provider Soon to Open a Digital 'Empowerment Center'

February 10, 2023

A new center in the southwest corner of Wyoming aims to offer digital skills and navigation for people who may not otherwise have access to it. The Empowerment Center in Torrington is set to open in the next few weeks, said Matt Larsen, CEO of VistaBeam, the Internet service provider that is setting up the center.

ATA 2023 Conference & Expo

February 7, 2023

Join like-minded and motivated stakeholders and decision-makers at ATA2023 to talk telehealth on March 4-6, 2023. Use code NCTRC for $300 off a full conference registration!

Federal PHE to End May 11th

January 31, 2023

The White House, in a statement of administration policy announcing opposition to two House Republican measures to end the emergencies, said the national emergency and public health emergency authorities declared in response to the pandemic would each be extended one final time to May 11.

A golden moment for telehealth depends on meeting the need for broadband

January 26, 2023

The FCC established the Affordable Connectivity Program in December 2021 to provide access and subsidized computing devices. It's free to enroll in ACP, but too few people are taking advantage.

COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Extended

January 13, 2023

The public health emergency has been formally extended through April 11, 2023. The Biden Administration stated early in 2022 that they would give states a 60-day notification of when the PHE is scheduled to come to an end. We can assume that if the PHE will be coming to an end, there should be notification around Feb 11, 2023.

Telehealth Visits Unlikely to Require In-Person Follow-Up Within 90 Days

December 27, 2022

Health care resources can be scarce, especially for rural communities, and information on the effectiveness of different methods for delivering care is important to guide decisions about how to allocate resources most effectively.